INTRODUCTION Professor

professor kang

Chung (Chris) G. Kang, Ph.D
Professor
School of Electrical Engineering
Engineering Building #405
+82-2-3290-3236
ccgkang@korea.ac.kr

Prof. Chung G. Kang received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, San Diego in 1987 and the M.S. and Ph. D. degrees both in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California, Irvine, in 1989 and 1993, respectively.

While working on his Ph.D. dissertation from June 1991 to May 1992, he was also with the Aerospace Corporation in El Segundo, California, as a part-time member of technical staff (MTS). In 1993, he joined Rockwell International Inc. in Anaheim, California.

Since March 1994, he has been with the department of radio communication & engineering and later, with the department of electrical engineering at the Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, where he is currently a full professor. From 2009 to 2012, he was a director for Research Institute of Information & Communication Technology in Korea University.

From 2013 to 2016, he served as a chair of IT Convergence Department in Graduate School of Korea University. In the academic year 2000-2001, he was a visiting associate professor at the University of California, San Diego, where he was jointly affiliated with the Center for Wireless Communications. His research interests include next generation mobile radio communication system and broadband wireless networks, with special emphasis on physical layer/medium access control layer design and performance analysis. Over 20 year career in academia, he completed more than 150 projects as a principal investigator in the research and development of mobile communication systems, including the W-CDMA, Mobile WiMAX, and LTE.

He has over 250 refereed publications in international journals and conference proceedings in the areas of mobile communication and wireless networks, while holding over 80 patents. He coauthored a reference text book on the MIMO-OFDM wireless system, entitled “MIMO-OFDM Wireless Communication with MATLAB” (Wiley, 2010).

He has been a consultant to wireless industries, including Samsung Electronics, Korea Telecom, and SK Telecom. After having served as a chair of 2.3GHz IMT-WiBro Project Group (PG702) in Telecommunications Technology Association (TTA), which is a standard development organization (SDO) of mobile communication in Korea, he is currently a vice chair of IMT Project Group (PG906), in which all standardization issues for the future IMT system are developed towards 5G mobile era. As a member of IEEE COMSOC, IT, and VT, and the Korean Institutes of Communications and Information Sciences (KICS), he is also actively involved with leading and promoting the academic research association & events. He has served many academic conferences as a technical program committee chair and member, including IEEE/KICS ICTC, KICS Joint Conference on Communication & Information (JCCI), ICCE and IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), as an advisory committee member, a general chair, a technical program committee chair and member, while serving as an editor of JCN (Journal of Communication and Network). He has also served as a chair of KICS Mobile Communication Technical Activity Group, and currently serving as a president of KICS. He is also participating in 5G Forum of Korea, which is a private and public cooperative platform for globally leading and promoting 5G technologies, as a chair of Wireless Technology Subcommittee.

  • Professor, School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University
  • President, The Korea Institute of Communications & Information Sciences (KICS)
  • Chair, Wireless Technology Committee, 5G Forum, Korea
  • Director, Smart IoT Center, RIICT, Korea University
  • Member of IEEE Communication Society (ComSoc), IEEE Vehicular Technology (VT)
Teaching:
Undergraduate Courses
  • Probability and Random Processes
  • Communication System I & II
  • Data Network
  • Mobile Communication Engineering
Graduate Courses
  • Mobile Communication Systems
  • Wireless Communication Systems: Design & Analysis
  • Analysis of ICT Convergence System I/II
In media:
[앵커의 눈] 세계 첫 5G 시대…자율차·VR ‘초연결 사회’ 성큼 2018.12.01 | KBS 뉴스 |
세계 최초 ‘5G 시대’ 열렸다…어떤 변화 오나? 2018.12.01 | KBS 뉴스 |
[우리는 디지털의 노예였다] 3. KT 사태가 남긴 것 2018.12.01 | SBS CNBC |
1200억원 투입되는 스마트시티 통신망도 ‘불안불안’ 2018.11.28 | 헤럴드경제 |
“지진 등 자연재해 준하는 통신 장애 대응 매뉴얼 필요” 2018.11.27 | 국민일보 |
통신장비 화재 예방 방안은?…“국가-사업자 충분한 논의 필요” 2018.11.27 | SBS CNBC |
[이슈진단] 화재 한 번에 100만명 ‘발 동동’…KT, 손해보상 어떻게? 2018.11.27 | SBS CNBC |
[집중분석] KT 통신 장애, 왜 피해 컸을까…보상 방안 적절한가? 2018.11.27 | SBS CNBC |
[집중분석] 한국의 부끄러운 민낯?…KT 화재에 일상 마비된 ‘IT강국’ 2018.11.26 | SBS CNBC |
화재에 힘없이 무너진 통신망…국가기간망 관리 ‘빨간불’, 대책은? 2018.11.26 | SBS CNBC |
‘IT 초연결사회’의 역풍… 통신이 끊기자, 일상이 멈췄다 2018.11.26 | 동아일보 |
한국방송학회·통신학회 ‘한반도 ICT 산업발전 공동심포지엄’ 20일 개최 2018.09.12 | 이데일리 |
학술대회도 유튜브 생방송 시대 열었다 2018.06.26 | 지디넷코리아 |
韓 '4차산업혁명 신기술' 블록체인·양자통신 수준 최하위(종합) 2018.05.15 | 연합뉴스 |
[고려대학교 공과대학] 공학한림원 2018신입회원으로 공과대 교수 6명 선임 2018.01.29 | 공대뉴스 |
[과학뉴스] 공학한림원·과기한림원, 2018년 정회원 선정 2018.01.12 | 헬로디디 |
한국통신학회장 강충구 고려대 교수 선출 2017.11.13 | 정보통신신문 |
강충구 고려대 교수, 내년 한국통신학회장 선출 2017.11.13 | 뉴시스 |
삼성전자, ICT 융합 등 '틀 깬 연구'에 531억원 지원 2017.09.28 | 뉴스1 |
한국, 기술력은 강한데 콘텐츠 취약 2017.08.16 | 동아일보 |
[5G 시대를 대비하자]〈하·끝〉`새로운 전략`과 `협력` 필요 2016.09.28 | 전자신문 |
세계 최초 5G 시범서비스, 업계 공동 협력 절실하다 2016.03.28 | 전자신문 |
5G 기술개발 선점 나선 이동통신업계...IoT(사물인터넷)
ㆍVR(가상현실)ㆍ자율주행차 구현 필수 인프라
2016.03.14 | 매일경제 |
[어떻게 생각하십니까] 제 4 이통 사업자 선정 계속 추진해야 하나 2016.02.11 | 서울경제 |
통신학회, ICT 심포지엄ㆍ어윈 제이콥스상 시상식 개최 2015.10.30 | 디지털타임스 |
모바일 데이터 트래픽 폭증… '통신 블랙아웃' 우려 2015.10.11 | TV 조선 |
'모바일 속도 혁명' 5G 이통 서비스, 2020년 상용화 2015.06.19 | YTN |
"700㎒ 통신 할당 없이 5G 불가능" 2015.05.13 | 디지털타임스 |
김포 ‘빅데이터 기반’ 안전도시 조성 2015.02.15 | 경인일보 |
노종선 서울대 교수 2015년 한국통신학회장 2014.11.24 | 매일경제 |
"한국의 첨단기술과 情 고국에 전할게요" 2014.06.17 | 매일경제 A37면 |
조동호 KAIST 교수, 한국통신학회장에 선출 2013.12.03 | 전자신문 |
[이슈 & 포인트] 5세대 통신기술을 준비할 때다 2013.09.01 | 한국경제 |
방송통신 3학회 “주파수 공동사용·전체적인 재할당 필요” 2013.06.13 | 이투데이 |
방송-통신, 700㎒ 주파수 활용 `공방` 2013.06.12 | 디지털타임스 |
영화 한편 다운 1초..5G시대 열린다 2013.05.30 | 한국경제TV |
5G 포럼 출발.."LTE 넘어 초연결 시대로" 2013.05.30 | 전자신문 |
<주파수 전쟁> ⑤외국은 '광대역'에 초점…전문가도 견해갈려 2013.05.28 | 연합뉴스 |
5세대 이동통신 부상…LTE 넘어 5G시장 대비하자 2012.11.27 | SBS CNBC |
“통신 인프라 잘 갖추면 방송 주파수 부족도 해소” 2011.11.25 | 문화일보 |
LGU+ 불통, '이통 트래픽 폭발' 신호탄? 2011.08.02 | 연합뉴스 |
[집중취재] 출·퇴근길, 3G는 '불통'..고객불만 증폭 2011.05.24 | 한국경제TV |
데이터 무제한 요금제 폐지 가능할까? 2011.04.13 | 뉴시스 |
[디지털포럼] 주파수 확보 정책 서둘러야 2011.04.13 | 디지털타임스 |
"방송용 700MHz 대역, 통신용으로 전환해야" 2011.04.11 | 이데일리 |
"이동통신 주파수 다양한 대역 동시 할당해야" 2011.04.11 | 연합뉴스 |
2.1㎓ 주파수 논쟁 재점화 2011.04.06 | 디지털타임스 |
[디지털포럼] `와이브로` 성장동력으로 키우자 2008.12.31 | 디지털타임스 |
와이브로 국제표준 채택 유공자 30여명 전문가에 훈ㆍ포장 수여 2008.01.16 | 디지털타임스 |
Awards:
Dr. Irwin Jacobs Award (sponsored by Qualcomm Inc.), The Korean Institutes of Communications & Information Society (KICS), 2015
Best Magazine Paper Award, KICS Information & Communication Magazine, The Korean Institutes of Communications & Information Society (KICS), 2015
Best Paper Award, International Conference on Information & Telecommunication Convergence (ICTC 2014), The Korean Institutes of Communications & Information Society (KICS), 2014
Best English Paper Award, KICS Winter Conference, 2014
Best Paper Award, KICS Summer Conference, 2013
Best Paper Awards, KICS Summer Conference, 2011
KICS Service Awards, The Korean Institutes of Communications & Information Society (KICS), 2010
IEEE Seoul Chapter Best Paper Award, Joint Conference on Communications and Information (JCCI 2011), IEEE Seoul Chapter
Best Paper Award, IEEE International Congress on Ultra Modern Telecommunications and Control Systems (ICUMT 2010), Moscow, 2010
Best Paper Awards, KICS Summer Conference, 2010
Excellent Paper Awards, Journal Competition for Communication & Information Standard, Telecommunication Technology Association (TTA), 2009
Presidential Meritorious Services Award, Korean Government, 2007
Best Paper Awards, KICS Summer Conference, 2007
Excellent Paper Awards, Journal Competition for Communication & Information Standard, Telecommunication Technology Association (TTA), 2006
KICS Service Awards, The Korean Institutes of Communications & Information Society (KICS), 2006
Meritorious Services Award, Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC), 2005
Best Paper Award, Joint Conference on Communications and Information (JCCI 2002)