Professor, Department of EECS, KAIST(Korea Advanced Institute of

  Science and   Technology), South Korea, since 1986

  Director, Center of Fusion Technology for Security, since 2006

  General Manager, National Research Lab., since 2007

  General Manager, Lab. of Excellence, since 2005


 Educational Background

 From - To




 Mar. 74 - Feb. 78

 Seoul National University

 Electronics Engineering


 Mar. 78 - Feb. 79

 Seoul National University, Graduate School

 Electronics Engineering

 Course Completion

 Mar. 79 - Feb. 81


 Computer Science


 Mar. 81 - Aug. 84


 Computer Science



 PhD. Thesis

 FETE (A Front End Text Editor)


 Fellowships and Awards


 Best Paper Award

Korea Information Science Society

 Oct. 7 1992

 Order of Civil Merit, Seog-Ryu Medal


Republic of  Korea


 Best Paper Award

LG Telecommuncation

 Nov. 4 2013

 Int. Copyright Technology Award

Grand Prize

Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

 June 3 2014

  Best Technology Award in Video Watermarking Field

Int. Watermarking Competition by IHC Evaluation Criteria, IHC Committee, Japan


 Biographical Record

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