Honors and Awards

Research and Academic Excellence

  • IEEE Systems Journal Best Paper Award, IEEE Systems Council (03/2020)
    Awarded to Muhammad Saad, Jinchun Choi, DaeHun Nyang, Joongheon Kim, and Aziz Mohaisen (Paper Title: Toward Characterizing Blockchain-Based Cryptocurrencies for Highly Accurate Predictions)
  • Korea Regional Conference Paper Awards, KICS (The Korean Institute of Communications and Information Sciences)
    KICS Conference (02/2020): Awarded to Seunghyeok Oh, Jaeho Choi, and Joongheon Kim (Paper Title: Quantum Heuristic Solver using QAOA for the Maximum Independent Set Problem)
    KICS Conference (02/2020): Awarded to Jung Hyun Kim and Joongheon Kim (Paper Title: Multi-Drone Scheduling for High-Reliable and High-Performance UAV-based Surveillance Networking)
  • Gold Paper Award, IEEE Seoul Section Student Paper Contest (12/2019)
    Awarded to Jaesung Yoo, Dohyun Kim, and Joongheon Kim (Paper Title: Stabilized Super-Resolution Deep Learning Adaptation for UAV-Assisted Mobile Edges: A Lyapunov Optimization Approach)
  • Outstanding Contribution Award [학회공로상], KICS (Korean Institute of Communications and Information Sciences) (11/2019)
  • IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) Seoul Chapter Award, IEEE VTS Asia Pacific Wireless Communications Symposium (APWCS) (08/2019)
    Awarded to SooHyun Park, Junhui Kim, Dohyun Kwon, MyungJae Shin, and Joongheon Kim (Paper Title: Joint Offloading and Streaming in Mobile Edges: A Deep Reinforcement Learning Approach)
  • Haedong Young Scholar Award [해동신진학술상], KICS (Korean Institute of Communications and Information Sciences) and Haedong Science and Culture Foundation (12/2018)
    For recognizing a young Korean researcher under the age of 40 who has made outstanding scholarly contributions to communications and information sciences R&D
  • Best Readings in Device-to-Device Communications [Link], IEEE Communications Society (04/2018)
    Quality-Aware Streaming and Scheduling for Device-to-Device Video Delivery, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 24(4):2319-2331, August 2016. (with G. Caire, A.F. Molisch)
  • Next Generation and Standards (NGS) Division Recognition Award, Intel Corporation (Q1/2015)
    For developing a 3-dual sector mmWave backhaul link software stack with mesh, relay, and load balancing capability for MAA POC
  • Annenberg Graduate Fellowship, University of Southern California (02/2009)
    Awarded with Ph.D. Admission from the Department of Computer Science, USC Viterbi School of Engineering (4 Year Full Scholarship ($30,000/year for 4 years, i.e., $120,000))
  • Outstanding Research Paper Award, LG Electronics CTO Office Digital Media Research Laboratory (01/2008)
  • RFID Expert Group (REG-Korea) President Award, The 3rd RFID/USN Research Paper Contest, Ministry of Information and Communication, Koera (10/2007)
  • Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) President Award, The 2nd RFID/USN Research Paper Contest, Ministry of Information and Communication, Korea (11/2006)
  • Korea Association of RFID/USN (KARUS) President Award, The 1st RFID/USN Research Paper Contest, Ministry of Information and Communication, Korea (10/2005)
  • Scholarships for Academic Excellence, Korea University (Fall 1999, Fall 2000)

Teaching and Supervision Excellence

  • Granite Tower ("Seok-Tap") Best Teaching Award, Korea University (Computer Language and Laboratory, EGRN151) (Fall 2019)
  • Excellence in Teaching, Chung-Ang University (Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016)
  • Certificate of Achievement - Awarded to Coach (13th Place), ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), ACM-ICPC Asia Daejeon KAIST (11/2016)
    As a professor at Chung-Ang University

Academic and Social Services

  • Fellow Employee Recognition [#3081146], Intel Corporation (12/2014)
  • Certificate of Appreciation, University of Southern California, Department of Computer Science (09/2010)
    Volunteering Computer Science Colloquium Assistant Jobs (Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011)

Business Administration

  • The 5th Hyundai/Kia Motors Marketing Forum, Hyundai/Kia Motors Company (02/2004)
    The 2nd Prize Winner in the Sales Promotion Session