KRRI Global Open Innovation Forum

Forum on Future Rail Technology: HyperTube Technology (KRRI Global Open Innovation)

Date and Time:  1:20-3:20 pm, Thursday, August 10, 2017

Location: Roosevelt Room

The forum, sponsored by the Korea Railroad Research Institute (KRRI), is intended to develop ideas on smart rail systems incorporating the 4th industrial revolution technology. The revolutionary Hyperloop technology will be presented and discussed along with four presentations chosen among many applicants who submitted ideas on smart rail systems.


Jun-Seok Oh
(Western Michigan University)




Time Content
1:20 pm ~ 1:30 pm (10’) ○ Opening Remark
– Keun-Yul Yang (Acting President, Korea Railroad Research Institute)
○ Welcoming Remark
– Yong-Rak Kim (Vice President, KSEA)
○ Congraturation Remark
– Moo-Young Jung (President, UNIST)
1:30 pm ~ 1:50 pm (20’) ○ Development of HyperTube (HTX) in Korea
– Kwansup Lee (Korea Railroad Research Institute)
1:50 pm ~ 2:20 pm (30’) TransPod Hyperloop System
– Sebastien Gendron (CEO, TransPod)
2:20 pm ~ 2:40 pm (20’) ○ Light-weighed Bogie Design with Topology Optimization Method
– JooHwan Oh (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology)
2:40 pm ~ 3:00 pm (20’) ○ Aerodynamic Characteristics of Hypertube System
– Hyeokbin Kwon (Korea National University of Transportation)
3:00 pm ~ 3:20 pm (20’) ○ Announcement of Selected Open Innovation Ideas
– Kwansup Lee (Korea Railroad Research Institute)