LAS VEGAS, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intergraph® has entered into an educational training partnership agreement with Korea's Chonnam National University, Yeosu campus, to teach students enrolled in its College of Engineering program using Intergraph's best-in-class SmartPlant® Enterprise plant design solutions.
The College of Engineering at Chonnam National University (CECNU), with more than 60 years of tradition, strives to develop core technologies and foster future leaders to contribute to the local community as well as the entire nation. Its motto is "To the Technology, to the World, to the Future." Chonnam National University engineering students will be trained using Intergraph Smart™ 3D, SmartSketch®, SmartPlant Instrumentation, SmartPlant P&ID and SmartPlant Review solutions.
The popularity and effectiveness of Intergraph plant design solutions within Korea drove Chonnam National University's decision to incorporate SmartPlant Enterprise solutions into its engineering curriculum. University instructors will use Intergraph next-generation plant design technology that will allow engineering students to make an immediate impact with owner operators and EPCs upon graduation.
Chonnam National University Professor Yigon Kim said, "Chonnam University operates training courses that industry needs regarding plant engineering. We especially implemented the Smart 3D solution as we see that Intergraph solution is essential for plant engineers.
"Intergraph plant design software enables students to design accurately and quickly. We can take advantage of these solutions to nurture global engineering talent to lead the future plant design business."
Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine president, said, "Our partnership with Chonnam National University will help develop Korea's next generation of plant engineers using Intergraph's state-of-the-art design solutions. By integrating Intergraph solutions into the engineering curriculum, Chonnam National University graduates will gain expertise for increased productivity and enhanced global competitiveness in the workforce from having been trained using the most technologically advanced plant design solutions available."
Intergraph's SmartPlant Enterprise offers a powerful portfolio of industry-leading, best-in-class design and data management solutions, enabling companies in the process, power, and marine industries to capture integrated engineering knowledge at the enterprise level for the competitive advantage needed in today's and tomorrow's market. SmartPlant Enterprise's integrated suite of solutions enable proven productivity gains, improving engineering efficiency by up to 30 percent. This is why the majority of plants built worldwide are designed using Intergraph solutions.
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The ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst firm, ranked Intergraph as the No. 1 overall worldwide provider of engineering design tools for plant design according to its global market research study, "Engineering Design Tools for Plants and Infrastructure: Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2017."
About Chonnam National University
Chonnam National University was established in 1952 with the hopes and wishes to complete the slogans "Education for Country" and "Growing Man for the Century." The earnest desire to grow human resources and preserve the country among local people, notwithstanding life-thrilling difficulties, has been the driving force behind CNU.
CNU will grow creative global human resources through mature and customer-centered education. CNU will grow a top five research-focused university in the nation through philanthropic support. CNU will be a global-friendly university where excellent students from abroad come to enjoy study. CNU will change into a specialized university through harmonious growth among Gwangju, Yeosu and Hwasun campuses. For more information, visit global.jnu.ac.kr/jnumain.
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