Jeongho Kwak, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor @ICE, DGIST, South Korea

  • Email: jeongho.kwak@dgist.ac.kr
  • Tel. (+82) 053-785-6329
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  • No. 214, E3, Technojungang-daero, Hyeongpung-eup, Dalseong-gun, Daegu, South Korea
  • Jeongho Kwak is currently an Assistant Professor at Department of Information and Communication Engineering, DGIST (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology), Daegu, Korea. He is leading the Intelligent Computing & Networking Laboratory (ICNL) at DGIST. His research interests lie on compute/storage/network resource allocation in cloud computing and 5G network architecture with optimization and learning tools. He received the Master Degree and Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from KAIST, Daejeon, Korea, in Feb. 2011 and Feb. 2015, respectively. He received the Bachelor degree (Summa Cum Laude) in electrical engineering from Ajou University, Suwon, Korea in Aug. 2008.

    Career

  • Assistant Professor, ICE, DGIST, Daegu, South Korea, 2020.02-now
  • Assistant Professor, EE, Daegu University, Gyeongsan, South Korea, 2019.03-2020.01
  • Marie-Curie Fellow, Trinity College Dublin, Dubin, Ireland, 2017.07-2019.02
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, INRS & Western University, Montreal, Canada, 2015.10-2017.06
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, KAIST, South Korea, 2015.03-2015.09
  • Award and Honors

  • Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Fellowship, European Commission, Apr. 2017 [Link].
  • Gold Prize, 23rd Samsung HumanTech Paper Award, Samsung Electronics Corp., Feb. 2017.
  • Silver Prize, 22nd Samsung HumanTech Paper Award, Samsung Electronics Corp., Feb. 2016.
  • Gold Prize, 21nd Samsung HumanTech Paper Award, Samsung Electronics Corp., Feb. 2015 [NEWS].
  • Silver Prize, 20th Samsung HumanTech Paper Award, Samsung Electronics Corp., Feb. 2014.
  • Bronze Prize, 19th Samsung HumanTech Paper Award, Samsung Electronics Corp., Feb. 2013.
  • 2nd Qualcomm Innovation Award, Qualcomm Corp., Mar. 2016.
  • 1st Qualcomm Innovation Award, Qualcomm Corp., Mar. 2015.
  • Best Paper Award, KAIST-LG Electronics 5G Paper Award, LG Electronics Corp., Dec. 2014.
  • Annual Honor Roll Award, Excellent 3rd-year Doctoral Student in Research Performance Evaluation, KAIST, May 2014.
  • Annual Honor Roll Award, Excellent 2nd-year Doctoral Student in Research Performance Evaluation, KAIST, June 2013.
  • Academic Activity

  • Membership: Member of IEEE
  • Technical Program Committee (TPC), Publication Chair, IEEE ICOIN, Bangkok, Thailand, 2021.
  • Technical Program Committee (TPC), CCDWN 2020 in conjunction with WiOpt, Volos, Greece, 2020.
  • Technical Program Committee (TPC), Publicity Chair, IEEE WCNC, Seoul, Korea, 2020.
  • Technical Program Committee (TPC), ICCCS 2019, Daegu, Korea, 2019.
  • Technical Program Committee (TPC), IEEE PIMRC, Bologna, Italy, 2018.
  • Technical Program Committee (TPC), IEEE GreenCom, Halifax, Canada, 2018.
  • Technical Program Committee (TPC), IEEE JSAC Special issue on Caching for Communication Systems and Networks, 2017.
  • Technical Program Committee (TPC), WiOpt 2018, Workshop on Edge and Fog Computing for Intelligent IoT Applications.
  • Technical Program Committee (TPC), IEEE VTC-Fall, MontrĂ©al, QC, Canada, 2016.
  • Journal Reviewer: IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, Sensors.
  • Conference Reviewer: IEEE ISIT 2016, ACM MobiHoc 2016, 2018, IEEE PIMRC 2016, IEEE INFOCOM 2017, IEEE INFOCOM 2018, IEEE INFOCOM 2019, IEEE INFOCOM 2020.
  • Invited Talks

  • "Contents Caching Networks: Optimization versus Reinforcement Learning," DGIST-GIST AI-Workshop, Online Conference, 2020.08.11.
  • "Contents Caching Networks: Optimization versus Reinforcement Learning," KRNet, Online Conference, 2020.06.23.
  • "Contents Caching Networks: Optimization versus Reinforcement Learning," Konkuk University, Seoul, South Korea, 2020.06.16.
  • "Towards Intelligent Management of Multiple Resources in Cloud/Edge Computing Architecture," ICE, DGIST, Daegu, South Korea, 2019.12.09.
  • "Optimization Techniques for Cloud Computing," Kookmin University, Seoul, South Korea, 2019.11.16.
  • "Cloud Computing & IoT Systems," Daegu Catholic University, Gyeongsan, South Korea, 2019.08.29.
  • "Lyapunov Optimization and its Applications to Network Systems," Lecture on Mobile and Wireless Communications, KICS, Soongsil University, Seoul, South Korea, 2019.08.22.
  • "Lyapunov Optimization Framework: Overview and Applications," Gyeongsang National University, Tongyoung, South Korea, 2019.01.23.
  • "Network Utility Maximization and Lyapunov Optimization Framework: Overview and Applications," UNIST, Ulsan, South Korea, 2019.01.18.
  • Collaborators

  • Prof. Hyang-Won Lee & Prof. Eunyi Kim, Konkuk University, VisionScaling: Scalable Learning Orchestration from Edge to Cloud for Computer Vision
  • Prof. Yeongjin Kim, Inha University, VisionScaling, Integrated Service Chaining Optimization
  • Prof. George Iosifidis, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, Elastic Contents Caching, Collaboration of MNO and CSP
  • Prof. Kyunghan Lee, Seoul National University, Collaboration of MNO and CSP, Edge Service Caching
  • Prof. Long Bao Le, INRS, Canada, Collaboration of MNO and CSP
  • Dr. Georgios Paschos, Amazon Web Service, Luxembrug, Elastic Content Caching
  • Dr. Sungsoo Ha, Amazon Web Service, USA, Cloud Resource Sharing