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We are studying Applied Machine Learning and Optimization for Energy ICT, Smart Grid and Wireless Networks.

 

Prof. Hongseok Kim (서강대학교 김홍석 교수)

Associate Professor, Ph.D.

Electronic Engineering, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea

Office Hours: MThF 3:00-5:00, K237

<Contact Information>

Email: hongseok AT sogang dot ac dot kr
Phone: +82-2-705-7989
K237 1 Shinsu-dong Mapo-gu Seoul Korea 121-742
http://nice.sogang.ac.kr

 

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✓ I am recruiting a couple of M.S. and Ph.D. students and also Post Doctors who are highly motivated and passionate about extending our knowledge boundary by conducting innovative research, in the area of Energy ICT, Smart Grid Communications. If you are interested in joining NICE LAB, please contact me. (email: hongseok AT sogang dot ac dot kr)

For international applicants: Please customize your research statement along with the research directions of NICE LAB, especially in the area of Machine Learning and Optimization with applications of Power System, Network Economics, Microgrid, Energy Storage System, etc. I’ll not respond to email broadcastings. 

 NICE LAB에서는 적극적이고 열성적인 석/박사과정 대학원생 및 박사후과정을 모집하고 있습니다. 관심있는 학생분들은 홈페이지를 참고하시고, 1학기 또는 1년 전에 미리 교수님께 연락하여 학부과정의 수업과 방향에 대한 조언을 받으시길 권장합니다. 융합통신망연구실은 두가지 언어, 즉 수학과 프로그래밍을 시스템 연구의 메인 도구로 사용합니다. 그에 따라, 아래와 같은 과목들이 연구에 도움이 됩니다.

Recommended undergraduate courses: 2학년/공학프로그래밍, 신호및시스템, 3학년/통신공학개론, 랜덤프로세스(필수!), 디지털통신, 자동제어이론, 4학년/컴퓨터통신 또는 데이터통신시스템 중 택1, 디지털신호처리개론, 이동통신공학, 인터넷통신망 등 중 선택적 수강. 특히, 수학에 관심있는 학생은 수학과 학석공통과목인 고급선형대수 또는 실해석학1,  경제학에 관심있는 학생은 경제학과의 미시경제이론1, 게임이론을 수강하면 빅 플러스.

Recommended graduate courses: 최적화이론, 기계학습, 시스템수학(이대), 확률동적프로그래밍(컴공), 계산적지능최적화(컴공), 그래프이론(컴공), 게임이론(컴공), 데이터마이닝(컴공), 멀티미디어시스템특론(CNN) (컴공), 확률론(수학과), 고급선형대수(수학과), 실해석학1(수학과), 신경회로망, 패턴인식,  통계신호처리특론, 에너지ICT공학, 전력경제및ICT, 전력시스템과도현상및분석(연대), 신재생에너지적용전력기기및제어(연대), 통계통신이론, 이동통신시스템, 시공간무선통신, 고속무선전송, 통신망대기이론, 무선통신프로토콜 등. 

✓ Oct. 2017. The paper “Towards Harmonious Coexistence in Unlicensed Spectrum: Rational Cooperation of Operators” has been accepted for Sensors.

✓ Sep. 2017. The paper “On Optimal Cooperative Sensing Using Energy Detection in Cognitive Radio” has been accepted for Sensors.

✓ Jul. 2017. Prof. Hongseok Kim is on a sabbatical leave for one year and joined the University of British Columbia as a Visiting Associate Professor hosted by Prof. Vincent Wong (https://www.ece.ubc.ca/~vincentw/Homepage/Home.html).  

✓ Jun. 2016. Prof. Hongseok Kim gave a talk “Smart Battery Management System for Future Smart Grid” at LG Chemical R&D Campus, Daejeon.

✓ Jun. 2016. Prof. Hongseok Kim gave a talk “Deep Neural Network for Short-term Load Forecasting” at Chung-Ang University hosted by Prof. Daehyun Choi.

✓ Jun. 2016. Prof. Hongseok Kim gave a talk “Deep Neural Network for Short-term Load Forecasting” at Soongsil University hosted by Prof. Sung-Guk Yoon.

✓ Jun. 2016. Prof. Hongseok Kim gave a talk Artificial Intelligence and Power Technologies” at Korea Aerospace University hosted by Prof. Jaehwan Lee.

✓ May. 2017. The paper “Multiple Line Outage Detection in Smart Grid: A Probabilistic Bayesian Approach” has been accepted for IEEE Access.

✓ Apr. 2017. The paper “Optimal Energy Scheduling and Transaction Mechanism for Multiple Microgrids” has been accepted for Energies.

✓ Apr. 2017. The paper “Downscaling method of target geometries with minimum distortions on statistical features of radar cross sections for 77-GHz automotive radars” has been accepted for Microwave and Optical Technologies Letters.

✓ Mar. 2016. Prof. Hongseok Kim gave a talk “Artificial Intelligence and Power Technologies” at Hyosung CTO R&DE Center.

✓ Mar. 2017. The paper “Robust Operation of Energy Storage System with Uncertain Load Profiles” has been accepted for Energies.

✓ Feb 2016. Prof. Hongseok Kim gave a talk “Optimal Operation of PV and ESS for Energy Prosumers” at 산업교육연구소 for 170+ audiences.

✓ Feb. 2017. The paper “Coalition-based Bidding Strategies for Integrating Renewable Energy Sources in Electricity Market” has been accepted for Power and Energy Society – General Meeting (PES-GM) 2017!

✓ Jan 2016. Sunghwan Bae and Prof. Hongseok Kim gave a talk “Robust Cooperative Sensing with ON/OFF Signaling over Imperfect Reporting Channels,” at Coding and Information Theory Workshop (부호및정보이론연구회).

✓ Dec 2016. Prof. Hongseok Kim gave a talk “Optimal Operation of PV and ESS for Energy Prosumers” at 산업교육연구소 for 270+ audiences.

✓ Dec. 2016. The paper “Deep Neural Network Based Demand Side Short Term Load Forecasting” has been accepted for Energies.

✓ Dec. 2016. Prof. Hongseok Kim received the Haedong Young Professor Award from Haedong Science Cultural Foundation.

✓ Dec. 2016. The paper “ON/OFF Reporting Mechanism for Robust Cooperative Sensing in Cognitive IoT Networks” has been accepted for  IEEE WCNC 2017.

✓ Nov. 2016. The paper “Green Small Cell Operation of Ultra Dense Networks Using Devices Assistance” has been accepted for Energies.

✓ Nov. 2016. The paper “Data-driven Battery Degradation Model Leveraging Average Degradation Function Fitting” has been accepted for Electronics Letters.

✓ Sep. 2016. The paper “On Optimal Cell Flashing for Reducing Delay and Saving Energy in Wireless Networks” has been accepted for Energies.

✓ Sep. 2016. The paper “Robust Cooperative Sensing using ON/OFF Signaling over Imperfect Reporting Channels” has been accepted for IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics.

✓ July. 2016. The paper “Deep Neural Network Based Demand Side Short Term Load Forecasting” has been accepted for IEEE Int’l Conf. Smart Grid Comm 2016.

✓ June 2016. Prof. Hongseok Kim gave a talk “ESS and Microgrid Optimization” at Doosan Technical Forum.

✓ June 2016. Prof. Hongseok Kim gave a talk “Artificial Intelligence and Electric Load Forecasting” at Big Data and Power/IT Workshop.

✓ June 2016. The paper “Optimal Scheduling of Energy Storage System for Self-Sustainable Base Station Operation Considering Battery Wear-out Cost” has been accepted for Energies.

✓ Apr. 2016. Prof. Hongseok Kim serves on the TPC of IEEE Globecom 2016.

✓ Apr. 2016. Prof. Hongseok Kim gave a talk “Energy IoT” on Future Communications Technologies Workshop.

✓ Mar. 2016. The paper “RCS-based Target Recognition with Real FMCW Radar Implementation” has been accepted for Microwave and Optical Technologies Letters.

✓ Jan. 2016. The paper “Self-Organizing Spectrum Breathing and User Association for Load Balancing in Wireless Networks ” has been accepted for IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications.

✓ Sep. 2015. The paper “Data-Driven Baseline Estimation of Residential Buildings for Demand Response” has been published in Energies 2015.

✓ Sep. 2015. The paper “BRUTE: Energy-efficient User Association in Cellular Networks from Population Game Perspective” has been accepted for IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications.

✓ Sept. 2015. Prof. Hongseok Kim became an Associate Professor.

✓ Apr. 2015. ISRC has launched with Nice Lab.

✓ Nov. 2014. Yohwan Choi Ph.D. student became a recipient of Ji-kyung Scholarship. Congratulations to Yohwan!

✓ Oct. 2014. The paper “Green Small Cell Operation Using Belief Propagation in Wireless Networks” has been accepted for IEEE Globecom Workshop on Heterogeneous and Small Cell Networks Workshop 2014.

✓ Oct. 2014. The paper “A QoE-aware Proportional Fair Resource Allocation for Multi-cell OFDMA Networks ” has been accepted for IEEE Communications Letters.

✓ Aug. 2014. The paper “QoE-aware Scheduling for Sigmoid Optimization in Wireless Networks ” has been accepted for IEEE Communications Letters.

✓ July. 2014. The paper “A Framework for Baseline Load Estimation in Demand Response: Data Mining Approach” has been accepted for IEEE Smart Grid Comm 2014.

✓ Jan. 2014. Prof. Hongseok Kim serves on the Editor of IEIE Journal of Telecommunications.

✓ Jan. 2014. The paper “Unlimited Cooperative Sensing with Energy Detection for Cognitive Radio” has been accepted for Journal of Communications and Networking.

✓ Nov. 2013. Prof. Hongseok Kim serves on the TPC of IEEE Globecom  2014

✓ Sep. 2013. Prof. Hongseok Kim serves on the TPC of IEEE INFOCOM Workshop on Green Cognitive Communications and Computing Networks (GCCCN) 2014

✓ June. 2013. The paper “Delaunay Triangulation Based Green Base Station Operation for Self Organizing Network” has been accepted for IEEE GreenCom 2013.

✓ Mar. 2013. Prof. Hongseok Kim serves on the TPC of APCC 2013.

✓ Mar. 2013. The paper “Energy-efficient User Association in Cellular Networks: A Population Game Approach” has been accepted for WiOPT 2013.

✓ Feb. 2013. The paper “Spectrum Breathing and User Association for Load Balancing in Wireless Networks” has been accepted for IEEE ICC Small Cell Workshop 2013.

✓ Sep. 2012. The paper “Iterative Resource Pooling for Bandwidth Allocation in TDM-PON: Algorithm, Convergence and Experimental Evaluation” has been published in Photonic Network Communications.

✓ Sep. 2012. Prof. Hongseok Kim serves on the TPC of IEEE ICC 2013 SAC.

✓ Sep. 2012. Prof. Hongseok Kim serves on the TPC of IEEE Globecom 2013 WC.

✓ June 2012. The paper “SeDAX: A Secure, Scalable, Resilient Platform for Smart Grid Communications” has been published in IEEE Journal of Selected Area in Communications.

✓ May. 2012. The paper “A Pricing-based Decentralized Spectrum Access Control in Cognitive Radio Networks” has been accepted for IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.

✓ Feb. 2012. The paper “Distributed Alpha-Optimal User Association and Cell Load Balancing in Wireless Networks” has been published in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.