Kyungpook National University is a national university representing Daegu Metropolitan City and Gyeongbuk Province in South Korea. It is located in the Daegu Metropolitan City, which is the capital city of the Gyeongbuk Province, South Korea. The University was originally founded as the Daegu Dong-in Hospital in 1907, and officially established in September 1946, merging and succeeding the former three colleges of Daegu Teacher’s College, Daegu Agricultural College, and Daegu Medical College, although its history dates back to 1906. In 2008, KNU acquired Sangju National University as a new campus of the KNU system, which is now designated as “KNU Sangju”, becoming one of the largest campus universities in South Korea. The university consists of seventeen colleges, one graduate school, and three professional graduate schools, and 10 special graduate schools. The student body consists of nearly 31,000 undergraduate and 7,000 graduate students.
KNU will contribute to standardiztion of interoperability aspects to various standardizations for ISO/IEEE 11073 PHD, HL7, IHE-PCD, FHIR, and oneM2M in WISE-IoT platform.