Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute

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The Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute ( KERI, Korean: 한국전기연구원, Chinese: 韩国电气研究院, Japanese: 韓国電氣研究院 ) is a non-profit government-funded research institute in Republic of Korea. As of 2008, KERI has about 530 employees including 300 researchers.

KERI logo at KIMES
KERI booth at KIMES

Overview[edit]

Established in 1976, KERI (Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute) is a non-profit government-funded research organization that has been at the forefront of technological excellence. KERI has been contributing to research on electrotechnology and testing of power apparatus as a Korean government-sponsored institute. Main office is in Changwon, Republic of Korea and two branches are in Ansan and Uiwang, Gyeonggi-do, Korea. For last 30 years, accumulated expertise, dedicated facilities and innovative instruments have achieved impressive results in industry and in power business.

History[edit]

  • 1976.12.29 Korea Electric Research and Testing Institute(KERTI) was established
  • 1981.01.20 Korea Electrotechnology and Telecommunications Research Institute(KETRI) was established (Consolidation of KERTI and KTRI)
  • 1985.06.17 Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute(KERI) was separated from KETRI

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Organization[edit]

  • Electric Power Research Division
  • Industry Applications Research Division
  • Advanced Materials & Application Research Division
  • Electro-Fusion Technology Research Division
  • High Power High Voltage Testing & Evaluation Division
  • Power Apparatus Testing & Evaluation Division
  • Planning & Coordination Division
  • General Administration Division

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