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Director, Data Science and Network Laboratory
Professor, School of Electrical Engineering, KAIST
373-1 Gusong-dong, Yusong-gu
Daejon 305-701, Korea
    Email: songchong (at) kaist (dot) edu
    Office phone: +82-42-350-3473
    Mobile phone: +82-10-9929-3473
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Song Chong is the ICT Endowed Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and the Director of Data Science and Network Laboratory. He is the former Head of Computing, Networking and Security Division in Electrical Engineering and the Founding Director of KAIST 5G Mobile Communications & Networking Research Center. Prior to joining KAIST, he was with AT&T Bell Laboratories, Holmdel, New Jersey, USA, as a Member of Technical Staff. His research interests lie in stochastic optimization, large-scale decision making, machine learning, multiagent systems and queueing theory with applications to computer networks, mobile computing, computational engineering and computational social science. He has served on the editorial boards of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, and Computer Communications, and the Program Committee of a number of top-tier international conferences including IEEE INFOCOM, ACM MobiCom, ACM CoNEXT, ACM MobiHoc, IEEE ICNP and ITC. He is the Steering Committee Chair of WiOpt and was the General Chair of WiOpt 2009 and the Program Committee Chair of IEEE SECON 2015. He is also serving as the Program Committee Chair of IEEE WCNC 2020. He received the 2013 and 2016 IEEE William R. Bennett Prize Paper Awards, given to the best original paper published in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking in the previous three calendar years, the 2013 IEEE SECON Best Paper Award, the 2016 KAIST Grand Prize Technology Innovation Award, and the 2016 Haedong Grand Prize Research Award, given to the Korean scholar who has made the most significant contribution to the advancement of communications research over the last 10 years. His research group at KAIST has won 3 gold, 6 silver and 3 bronze prizes at the Samsung Electronics HumanTech paper competitions. He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees from Seoul National University and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Texas at Austin, all in electrical and computer engineering.