Prof. Hongseok Kim

Brief Bio: Dr. Hongseok Kim is a Professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering at Sogang University. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in the School of Electrical Engineering from Seoul National University, South Korea, and his Ph.D. degree in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, USA. He was a Post Doctoral Research Associate at Princeton University, and a Member of Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories Alcatel-Lucent, Murray Hill, USA. His current research interests include AI and machine learning, optimization and resource management in networks, specifically focused on energy ICT, power systems, smart grid communications, wireless networks and economics. Dr. Hongseok Kim is one of the two recipients of the Korea Government Oversea Scholarship during 2005-2008. He received the Haedong Young Professor Award in 2016. He has been an IEEE Senior Member since 2016.

서강대학교 김홍석 교수 @ 나이스랩

텍사스 오스틴 대학교 전기컴퓨터공학 박사

프린스턴 대학교 박사후연구원

미국 벨 연구소 책임연구원

IEEE Senior Member

국비유학한림원 회원

해동신진학술상 수상

Department of Electronic Engineering, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea

Office Hours: M,T,Th 3:00-5:00, R707A

<Contact Information>

Email: hongseok AT sogang dot ac dot kr

Phone: +82-2-705-7989

K237 35 Baekbeom-ro Mapo-gu Seoul Korea 121-742

Current Position

  • Professor

Sogang University, Electronic Engineering, Seoul, Korea


  • Post Doctoral Research Associate

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering

Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

  • 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

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

  • 대한전기학회 연구조사위원회 운영위원

  • 대한전자공학회 통신연구회 운영위원

  • 한국통신학회 부호 및 정보이론연구회 운영위원

  • 한국통신학회 이동통신연구회 운영위원