Professor

Youngchul Sung

  Ph.D. Students

Junyeong Seo
     Jungho So
     Jihoon Chung
     Sohee Bae
     Seungyul Han
     Whiyoung Jung

  M.S. Students

Woojun Kim
     Hyungcheol Noh
     Giseung Park
     Myungsik Cho

  Alumni

 

 

Youngchul Sung (成靈哲, 성영철)

Associate Professor

Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Room 4203 Building E3-2
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Daejeon 305-701, Republic of Korea

Tel) 82-42-350-3484, Fax) 82-42-350-3410
Email) ysung@ee.kaist.ac.kr

 

Education

- 2000.08 ~ 2005.05, Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering (Minor Field: Applied Mathematics), Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
- 1993.03 ~ 1995.02, M.S. Electronics Engineering, Seoul National University
- 1989.03 ~ 1993.02, B.S. Electronics Engineering, Seoul National University

Employment

- 2010.03 ~ Present, Associate Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, KAIST
- 2007.02 ~ 2010.02, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, KAIST
- 2012.08 ~ 2013.07, Visiting Scholar, The Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE), MIT
- 2005.10 ~ 2007.01, Senior Engineer, Corporate R & D Center, Qualcomm Inc., San Diego, CA
- 2005.06 ~ 2005.09, Post-doctoral Associate, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
- 1995.01 ~ 2000.06, Senior Research Engineer, LG Electronics
- Curriculum Vitae.   Short Biography

Interest: Research and Others

Youngchul Sung's research areas include statistical signal processing, asymptotic statistics, large deviations, and wireless communications ranging from fundamental theory to real-world design. His recent focus of research includes next generation wirless communications systems and smart networks, and investigation of fundamental limits of, and new approaches to such systems. His research history is summarized as follows:

- 2009 ~ Present: Wireless Communications, Information Geometry, History and Old Books (Recent Work on BulOnDangJib)
- 2003 ~ 2008: Asymptotic Statistics, Large Deviations, Information Measures, Correlated Random Processes, Sensor Networks
- 2000 ~ 2002: Blind Signal Processing
- 1995 ~ 2000: CDMA at LG Electronics and 2005 ~ 2007: WCDMA (R6) at Qualcomm, San Diego, CA

Honors and Awards

- 2015.01, Samsung Humantech Paper Award (Two Bronzes) Co-authored with J. Seo et al. and G. Lee et al.
- 2013.02, Samsung Humantech Paper Award (Silver) Co-authored with Juho Park
- 2011.02, Samsung Humantech Paper Award (Bronze) Co-authored with Heejung Yu
- 2010.05, 제 1 회 한중일 청년과학자 워크샾 및 회의, 교육과학기술부 KISTEP 선정 한국 IT 대표
- 2010.04, JCCI 2010 Best Paper Award Co-authored with Juho Park
- 2005.05, ICASSP 2005 Best Student Paper Award

Professional Activities and Services

- Senior Member of IEEE, IEEE Signal Processing Society, IEEE Information Theory Society, IEEE Communication Society
- Editorial Services
      Associate Editor of IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Jan. 2012 ~ Jan. 2014
      Guest Editor for the IEEE JSAC Special Issue on Theories and Methods for Advanced Wireless Relays, 2011.
- Technical Committe (TC) Activities
      Member of UNESCO/Netexplo University Advisory Board, Jan. 2016 -
      Chair, IEEE ComSoc Asia Pacific Board, Membership Development Committee (MDC), Jan. 2016 - Dec. 2017
      Vice Chair, IEEE ComSoc Asia Pacific Board, Information Services Committee (ISC), Jan. 2014 - Dec. 2015
      Vice Chair, IEEE ComSoc Asia Pacific Board, Meeting and Conference Committee (MCC), Jan. 2012 - Dec. 2013
      Associate member, IEEE Signal Processing Society's Signal Processing for Communications (SPCOM) TC, Jan. 2010- Dec. 2012
      Member of Signal and Information Processing Theory and Methods (SIPTM) TC of Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA) , Jan. 2010 - Dec. 2016
      Member, IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc), Signal Processing and Communications Electronics (SPCE) TC, Jan. 2014 -
- Technical Program Committe (TPC) Member of
      2014 VTC TPC Track Chair, 2014 ICC
      2013 Globecom, 2013 DCOSS, 2013 APSIPA
      2012 Globecom and AP Publicity Chair, 2012 APSIPA, 2012 TENCON
      2011 ICC (CTS), 2011 Globecom, 2011 APSIPA, 2011 ITC-CSCC
      2010 PIMRC, 2010 DCOSS, 2010 Globecomm, 2010 MILCOM, 2010 APSIPA
      2009 WiOpt and its sponsorship chair, 2009 Globcom, 2009 APSIPA
      2008 IEEE Workshop on Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing (SAM)
- External Expert Reviewer for
      2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 ICASSP
      2011, 2010 SPAWC
- 한국통신학회 평의원 (2014 - )
- 한국통신학회 국제협력 집행이사(2017, 2016, 2015), 국내저널 이사 (2014)
- 한국통신학회 부호 및 정보이론 연구회 위원장 (2015), 부위원장 (2014), 간사 (2011, 2012, 2013), 운영위원 (2008 - 현재)
- 한국통신학회 이동통신연구회 운영위원 (2009 - 현재)
- 한국통신학회 군통신 연구회 간사 (2008, 2009, 2010), 운영위원 (2008 - 현재)
- Joint Afflication with KI IT Convergence Center

Publication

- BulOnDangJib: 17C Neo-Confucian Scholar, BulOnDang Sung, ChangWon's Anthology
- By research area
- Journal publication
- Book chapter
- Conference publication
- Invited talks

Teaching

- EE202 Signals and Systems, Spring 2014, Spring 2012, Spring 2011, Spring 2010
- EE305 Introduction to Electronic Design Lab., Fall 2016
- EE321 Communication Engineering, Spring 2015
- EE421 Communication Systems, Fall 2016, Spring 2009, Spring 2008, Spring 2007
- EE522 Advanced Communications Systems, Fall 2009, Fall 2008, Fall 2007
- EE622 Detection and Estimation, Fall 2014
- EE623 Information Theory, Fall 2011, Fall 2010
- EE629 Mobile Communication, Fall 2015
- EE807/MATH501 Analysis, Springl 2015
- EE827A Information Geometry (Special Lecture), Fall 2013
- EE827 Asymptotic Theory of Probability and Statistics and its Applications to Signal Processing and Learning to be open