Prof. Hongseok Kim

Brief Bio: Hongseok Kim received his B.S. and M.S. degree in the School of Electrical Engineering from Seoul National University, South Korea in 1998 and 2000, respectively, and his Ph.D. in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, USA in 2009. From 2000 to 2005, he was a Member of Technical Staff at Korea Telecom Network Laboratories. From 2009 to 2010, he was a Post Doctoral Research Associate at Princeton University, USA, and a Member of Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories Alcatel-Lucent, Murray Hill, USA from 2010 to 2011. His current research interests include resource management and optimization in (wireless) communications and network, IT convergence encompassing green IT, Smart Grid communications, and network economics.

Dr. Hongseok Kim is one of the two recipients of the Korea Government Oversea Scholarship during 2005-2008.



2015 Fall ~                           Associate Professor

2011 Fall ~2015 Spring       Assistant Professor 

                                                  Sogang University, Electronic Engineering, Seoul, Korea 


2009~2010        Post Doctoral Research Associate

                                 Princeton University, Electrical Engineering (with Prof. Mung Chiang)

2005~2009        Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering

                                 Wireless Networking and Communications Group (WNCG)
                                 The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 
                                 Thesis: Exploring Tradeoffs in Wireless Networks under Flow-Level Traffic: Energy, Capacity and QoS
                                 Advisor: Prof. Gustavo de Veciana.

1998~2000        M.S. in Electrical Engineering

                                 Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
                                 Thesis: Stochastic model-based audio watermark and whitening filter for improved detection
                                 Advisor: Prof. Taejeong Kim.

1994~1998        B.S. in Electrical Engineering

                                 Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

1991~1994         Seoul Science High School 


Professional Experience                                                                                                  

2010~2011      Bell Laboratories, Alcatel-Lucent                             Murray Hill, NJ
                              Member of Technical Staff 

 2009               Qualcomm Flarion Technology                                  Bridgewater, NJ
                               Summer Intern  

2008                 Intel Corporation                                                             Hillsboro, OR
                               Summer and Fall Intern       

2000~2005     Korea Telecom (KT) Networks Laboratory            Daejeon, Korea
                               System Engineer       


✓ IEEE Senior Member (2016)

✓ Haedong Young Professor Award (2016)

        The Korean Institute of Communications and Information  Science

✓ Korea Government Overseas Scholarship (2005-2008)
        $38,000 x 3 years (one of the two annual recipients)

✓ Accomplishment Award, ITU-T SG16 FS-VDSL Focus Group (2003)
        Recognized for personal contributions in the completion of the FS-VDSL Standard

✓ Korea Telecom Vice President Award (2001)
        Recognized for leading KT standard in FSAN/FS-VDSL

Technical Program Committee                                                                                    

✓ IEEE ICC 2015, 2014, 2013 (

✓ IEEE Globecom  2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 (

✓ IEEE INFOCOM Workshop on Green Cognitive Communications and Computing Networks (GCCCN) 2014

✓IEEE WCNC (Wireless Communications and Networking) 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 (

✓ ICNC (International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications) 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 (

✓ APCC (Asia Pacific Conference on Communications)  2013, (

✓ ICTC (International Conference on ICT Convergence) 2013, 2012   

✓RABAN (Int’l Workshop on Recent Advances in Broadband Access Network) 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 (

✓ SmartGreens 2013, 2012 (

✓ IEEE Green Multimedia Communication 2011  

Reviewer Activities                                                                                                                                                                            

✓ IEEE INFOCOM 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

✓ IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid

✓ IEEE Transactions on Networking

✓ IEEE Transactions on Communications

✓ IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications

✓ IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing

✓ IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technologies

✓ IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing

✓ IEEE Transactions on VLSI

Domestic Academic Activities                                                                                                                                  

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