AVEVA has confirmed that its AVEVA Marine and AVEVA Bocad software licences will be deployed in South Korean universities and schools to encourage the ongoing development of the local marine industry.
Students will be able to use the software in classes including Computer Aided Ship Design, Ship Detailed Design and Modeling, and Fabrication Technologies based on Ship Structures. There are over 20 academic institutions involved in this initiative including Seoul National University, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Pohang University of Science and Technology, and Pusan National University.
Professor TaeWan Kim, Seoul National University, said: “We welcome AVEVA’s support to bring critical job skills to our students […] By working closely and training the professors and teachers on the software, AVEVA is enabling the university to give the students the best experience of industry-leading design software. AVEVA is truly inspiring the next generation of Korean ship designers.”
SangWook Ham, Vice President, Head of EPC and Marine Sales, NEA, AVEVA, said: “At AVEVA we believe that we have a commitment to industry and the nurturing of new talent […] AVEVA software licences were first installed in Korea in 2007 and the programme has expanded as part of our global Academic Initiative. In total, 19 different software product licenses from the AVEVA Marine portfolio and three AVEVA Bocad products will be used. There will be up to 50 simultaneous users at each institution. These educational establishments have excellent reputations for their dedication to producing highly qualified talent for the shipbuilding industry in Korea and we are proud to be associated with such high quality institutions.”
Edited from press release by Callum O'Reilly
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