Kwang Soon Kim

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Kwang Soon Kim

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Kwang Soon Kim, BSE, MSE, PhD, SMIEEE


Dept. Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Yonsei University


50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemum-gu, Seoul, Korea

Postal Code: 120-749

Tel: +82-2-2123-5861   

Fax: +82-2-312-4584    


Research Interests

  • Communications


Kwang Soon Kim (S’95–M’99–SM’04) received the B.S. (summa cum laude), M.S.E., and Ph.D. degrees from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, Korea, in February 1994, February 1996, and February 1999, respectively, all in electrical engineering. From March 1999 to March 2000, he was with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA, as a Postdoctoral Researcher. From April 2000 to February 2004, he was with the Mobile Telecommunication Research Laboratory, Electronics and Telecommunication Research Institute, Daejeon, as a Senior Member of Research Staff. Since March 2004, he has been with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, where he is currently an Associate Professor. His research interests include signal processing, communication theory, information theory, and stochastic geometry applied to wireless heterogeneous cellular networks, wireless local area networks, wireless device-to-device networks, and wireless ad hoc networks. Dr. Kim served as an Editor of the Journal of the Korean Institute of Communications and Information Sciences (KICS) from 2006–2012 and has been its Editor-in-Chief since 2013. He has also been an Editor of the Journal of Communications and Networks since 2008 and of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS since 2009. He was a recipient of the Postdoctoral Fellowship from Korea Science and Engineering Foundation in 1999. He received the Outstanding Researcher Award from Electronics and Telecommunication Research Institute in 2002, the Jack Neubauer Memorial Award (Best System Paper Award, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON VEHICULAR TECHNOLOGY) from the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society in 2008, and the LG R&D Award: Industry-Academic Cooperation Prize from LG Electronics in 2013.