G-Dragon was bored of being a kpop idol, changed his profession to become a professor of mechanical engineering at KAIST

Lan ChiJun 05, 2024 at 18:22

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The Korean and international media are paying all their attention to G-Dragon, when the Big Bang member was appointed as a professor at the Institute of Science. With this new role, netizens wonder if he is tired of being an idol?

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According to the latest source in the land of kimchi, G-Dragon was escorted by a private car and quickly arrived in front of the lobby of the KAIST Sports Complex - Korea Institute of Advanced Science and Technology, where the seminar program called "Innovate Korea 2024" organized by KAIST and the National Science and Technology Research Council (NST) took place at the headquarters in the city Daejeon Street. Here, the Big Bang member officially received an appointment letter as a professor. G-Dragon - Jiyong Kwon's term in office is two years, from June 5, 2024 to June 5, 2026.

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Sharing the reason why he chose G-Dragon, KAIST said that this position is appointed by the school to people with excellent activities in fields such as education, research, industry, science and technology, business, society, culture, etc. be recognized as suitable for educational research and cultural activities in a certain field that helps the development of schools.

This appointment was made to expand the global competitiveness of Korean culture by applying the latest scientific technology developed at KAIST to the K content and cultural industry.

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Therefore, the fact that the member of the popular music group Big Bang was appointed as a visiting professor at KAIST, both opened up a new challenge for the male singer in the field of education, and brought a positive meaning when he was selected as a global ambassador of KAIST

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Invited professor G-Dragon – whose real name is Kwon Ji-yong, is expected to give a special lecture on leadership to undergraduate and graduate students. The aim is to share the experiences and life of a world-class artist in order to provide KAIST students with a vision and insight into the world as well as the challenges and inspiration to pioneer in their own field.

When asked about the singer's feelings when taking on his new position, Professor G-Dragon said: "It is an honor to be a visiting professor at KAIST, which has produced many scientific geniuses. I expect a great synergy, or 'big bang,' by meeting the best science and technology experts and my entertainment major."

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However, the domestic audience is skeptical about whether the "Heartbreaker" singer's ability is really suitable to meet his new position as a mechanical engineering professor, while previously the king of K-pop was only active in the field of art as a rapper. singer, songwriter, record producer or fashion designer. Perhaps this question needs more time to answer. But there is a certain fact that netizens have to switch from the position of idol fans to serious students.

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Currently, the media is equally curious about whether he will r.eveal his return to the music industry with a new album at this event. It is known that G-Dragon is currently preparing for a new album with the goal of returning in the second half of this year. If so, it will be the first time in 7 years that G-Dragon has released a solo album in Korea since 2017.

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After being exonerated in the banned substance scandal, G-Dragon also announced his departure from YG, returning to his "new home" Galaxy Corp. G-Dragon also prepared the album from scratch on his own since leaving his old company.

Saying goodbye to YG after more than 2 decades of joining, G-Dragon quickly rebooted unfinished plans. In early May this year, Galaxy Corp. revealed the male idol's long-term schedule. Accordingly, he will make a comeback in the second half of 2024, the World Tour is being considered after the comeback that many fans have been waiting for.

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