Awards and Honors


Awards and Honors for Prof. Sunghyun Choi

  • Distinguished TPC Member Award, IEEE INFOCOM 2018, Jan. 2018
  • Recognition of Service Award from KICS (한국통신학회 학회공로상), Nov. 2017. 
  • Outstanding Teacher Award from Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, March 2017. 
  • Distinguished TPC Member Award, IEEE INFOCOM 2017, Jan. 2017
  • KICS Outstanding Technical Committee Award (to TC Mobile Communication, chaired by Sunghyun Choi), 한국통신학회 최우수연구회 특별상 (이동통신연구회), Nov. 2016.
  • Outstanding Teacher Award from Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, March 2016. 
  • Distinguished TPC Member Award, IEEE INFOCOM 2016, Jan. 2016
  • KICS Outstanding Technical Committee Award (to TC Communication Network, chaired by Sunghyun Choi), 한국통신학회 우수연구회 특별상 (통신네트워크연구회), Nov. 2014. 
  • IEEE Fellow (for contributions to the development of wireless LAN protocols), Jan. 2014.
  • Award of Excellence from National Academy of Engineering of Korea, 
    2020년 한국을 이끌 100대 기술의 주역 선정 (Super WiFi), Dec. 2013. [DS]
  • KICS Dr. Irwin Jacobs Award, Nov. 2013. 
  • Recognition of Service Award from IEEK, Dec. 2012. 
  • Shinyang Scholarship Award, from the College of Engineering, Seoul National University, Dec. 2011.
  • Patent Excellence Recognition, from SNU BK21 Information Technology, May 2011.
  • Award of Excellence, from SBS Foundation, May 2009.
  • Best Paper Award with Xiaofei Wang, Ye Yan, Hua Cai, Taekyoung Kwon, Yanghee Choi, and Seungwoo Seo at Summer Workshop on Computer Communications (SWCC 2008) for "Modeling End-to-End Throughput of Multiple Flows in Wireless Mesh Networks," Aug. 2008. (최우수논문상)
  • Best Paper Award with Youngkyu Choi at IEEE WoWMoM 2008 for "A Joint Design of Admission Control and Transmission Rate Adaptation for VoIP over Wireless Network," June 2008.
  • The 2007 Outstanding Research Award from the College of Engineering, Seoul National University, March 2008. (우수연구상)
  • Young Scientist Award (awarded by the President of Korea), Feb. 2008. (제11회 젊은과학자상) [Joongang][Donga]
  • IEEK/IEEE Joint Award for Young IT Engineer of the Year 2007, Dec. 2007. (IEEK/IEEE IT 젊은과학기술자상) [DT][ETNEWS]
  • Bio listed in Marquis "Who's Who in the World," in 2008, 2009, 2010.
  • Certificate of Appreciation from Korean National Police Agency (for the contribution to the development of Urban Transportation Information System), Oct. 2007. (경찰청 감사장)
  • Recognition of Service Award from ACM (in appreciation of contributions to ACM Multimedia 2007 as a Program Committee Co-Chair), Sept. 2007.
  • The 2005 Best Teacher Award from the College of Engineering, Seoul National University, June 2006. (우수강의교수상)
  • Certificate of Appreciation from IEEE Standards Association (for the outstanding contribution to IEEE 802.11e-2005 standardization), Nov. 2005.
  • Recognition of Service Award from ACM (in appreciation of contributions to ACM WMASH 2005 as General Chair), Sept. 2005.
  • Research Grant under Young Scientist Award (granted by Minister of Science and Technology of Korea), May 2004~April 2007
  • ACM SIGCOMM'99 Student Travel Grant, Sept. 1999
  • Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies (KFAS) Scholarship, Nov. 1997~Sept. 1999
  • Samsung Humantech Paper Award (Bronze Prize), March 1997
  • Korean Government Overseas Scholarship, Sept. 1994~August 1997


Awards for MWNL

  • The 3rd place of INMC Soccer League, May 2018
  • The Champion of INMC Soccer League, May 2017 
  • The 2nd place of INMC Soccer League, May 2016 (along with TSP)
  • The 3rd place of INMC Soccer League, May 2015 (along with TSP)
  • The Champion of INMC Soccer League, May 2011 (along with MISLAB)
  • The Champion of INMC Soccer League, May 2009 (along with MISLAB)
  • The Champion of INMC Basketball Tournament, May 2008 (with main players: Seongkwan Kim, Dongmyoung Kim, Minsoo Na, and Kiran Nath + Joonho Lim from TSP)


Student Awards and Honors

2019

  • Hwijae Kwon, Youngwook Son, and Changmok YangSilver Prize at 25th Samsung Humantech Thesis Prize for for "AWARE: Adaptive Wi-Fi Power Save Operation Coexisting with LTE-U," Feb. 2019.

2018

  • Hyewon Lee, Most Cited Paper Award, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, Dec. 2018.
  • Junseok Kim, Excellent Paper Award (Video Poster) at the 2018 KICS Summer Conference for "Markov Chain Modeling for Radio Resource Control State of 5G New Radio," co-authored with Sunghyun Choi, Nov. 2018

2017

  • Weiping Sun, Most Cited Paper Award, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, Nov. 2017.
  • Seongwon Kim,  Silver Prize at the 23th Samsung Humantech Thesis Prize for "Simultaneous Transmit and Receive in WiFi Networks," Feb. 2017.
  • Jonghoe Koo,  Excellent Joint Research Prize from department of electrical and computer engineering, Seoul National University, Jan. 2017. 
  • Seongwon Kim, Excellent Graduate Student Prize from department of electrical and computer engineering, Seoul National University, Jan. 2017. 

2016

  • Seungmin Yoo, Best-in-Session Presentation Award at IEEE INFOCOM 2016 for "Practical Antenna Selection for WLAN AP," April 2016.
  • Seungmin Yoo, Seongwon Kim, Youngwook Son and Jaehong Yi, Gold Prize at the 22nd Samsung Humantech Thesis Prize for "Practical Antenna Selection for WLAN AP," Jan. 2016.
  • Seongho Byeon and Changmok Yang, Participation Prize at the 22nd Samsung Humantech Thesis Prize for "Mobility-Aware PHY Rate and Frame Aggregation Length Adaptation in WLANs," Jan. 2016.

2014

  • Seongho Byeon, GPF scholarship for his Ph.D. study, May 2014. 
  • Youngwook Son, KFAS scholarship for his combined Masters and Ph.D. study, April 2014. 
  • Weiping Sun, Jonghoe Koo and Seongwon Kim, Qualcomm Innovation Award, Jan. 2014. 

2013

  • Tianyu Piao, Best English Paper Award at the 2013 KICS Summer Conference for "EPC Network Assisted D2D Communication Procedure and Use Cases," co-authored with Jongwoo Hong, Seungil Park, and Sunghyun Choi, Nov. 2013.
  • Byungkab Jo, Interview of "Top recipient at the Best Master's Thesis Award hosted by Dept. of ECE, SNU" at No.8 SNU ECE LIFE, August 2013.
  • Seungil Park, KFAS scholarship for his Ph.D. study, April 2013. 
  • Hyewon Lee and Seongho Byeon, Silver Prize at the 19th Samsung Humantech Thesis Prize for "Enhancing Voice over WLAN via Rate Adaptation and Retry Scheduling," co-authored with Byoungjin Kim, Feb. 2013. 
  • Hyewon Lee and Seongho Byeon, Qualcomm Innovation Award, Jan. 2013. 

2012

  • Edwin Monroy, Gold Prize at 2012 IEEE Seoul Section Student Paper Contest for "Linear Precoding with Resource Allocation for MIMO Relay Channels", Dec. 2012. 
  • Byungkab JoTop Recipient at the Best Master's Thesis Award hosted by Dept. of ECE, SNU for "Inter-cell Interference Separation-based Resource Allocation Strategy for Enhancing Uplink Capacity of VoLTE," July 2012.

2009

  • Okhwan Lee, Best Paper Award at the 28th KIISE (The Korean Insititute of Information Scientists and Engineers) Student Paper Contest for "IEEE 802.11 MAC 계층의 특성을 고려한 무선 메쉬 네트워크용 링크 성능 측량법 개발," co-authored with Seongkwan Kim, Sunghyun Choi, and Sung-Ju Lee, July 2009. (최우수논문상)
  • Youngkyu ChoiBronze Prize at the 15th Samsung Humantech Thesis Prize for "QoS-Aware Multi-Cell Load Balancing," Feb. 2009.

2008

  • Xiaofei Wang, Ye Yan, Hua Cai, Taekyoung Kwon, Yanghee Choi, Seungwoo Seo, and Sunghyun Choi, Best Paper Award at Summer Workshop on Computer Communications (SWCC 2008) for "Modeling End-to-End Throughput of Multiple Flows in Wireless Mesh Networks," Aug. 2008.
  • Youngkyu Choi and Sunghyun Choi, Best Paper Award at IEEE WoWMoM 2008 for "A Joint Design of Admission Control and Transmission Rate Adaptation for VoIP over Wireless Network," June 2008.
  • Youngkyu ChoiSilver Prize at the 14th Samsung Humantech Thesis Prize for "A Joint Design of Admission Control and Transmission Rate Adaptation for VoIP over Wireless Network," Feb. 2008.

2007

  • Seongkwan KimGrand Prize at IEEE Seoul Section Student Paper Contest for "Transmission Rate Selection with Collision Awareness in Multi-Rate WLANs," Dec. 2007.
  • Youngkyu ChoiBronze Prize at IEEE Seoul Section Student Paper Contest for "Service Charge and Energy-Aware Vertical Handoff in Integrated IEEE 802.16e/802.11 Networks," Dec. 2007.

2006

  • Jeonggyun YuBronze Prize at IEEE Seoul Section Student Paper Contest for "Dynamics of TCP over IEEE 802.11e WLANs: Modeling and Throughput Enhancement," Dec. 2006.
  • Sunggeun Jin, Kwanghun Han, and Sunghyun Choi, Silver Prize at the 2nd ITRC Student Paper Contest for "A Novel Idle Mode Operation in IEEE 802.11 WLANs: Prototype Implementation and Empirical Evaluation," Nov. 2006.
  • Kihwan ChoiThe 3rd Prize at the 25th Korea Information Science Society (KISS) & Microsoft Student Paper Contest for "Cross-Layer Product Cdoe for Video Multicast over IEEE 802.11," Mar. 2006.
  • Jongseok Kim and Seongkwan Kim, Bronze Prize at the 12th Samsung Humantech Paper Contest for "CARA: Collision-aware Rate Adaptation for IEEE 802.11 WLANs," Feb. 2006.

2005

  • Sunggeun Jin, Kwanghun Han, and Sunghyun Choi, Silver Prize at the 1st Intel Student Paper Contest for "A Novel Sleep Mode Operation in IEEE802.11 WLANs," Nov. 2005.
  • Tae Hyun Kim and Sunghyun Choi, Grand Prize at the 1st RFID/USN Research Paper Contest (awarded by the Minister of Information and Communication) for "Virtual Channel Management for Densely Deployed IEEE 802.15.4 LR-WPANs," Oct. 2005.
  • Youngkyu ChoiBronze Prize at the 11th Humantech Thesis Prize for "A Novel ARQ Strategy for Wireless Mobile IP Network," Feb. 2005.


MWNL Outstanding Research Awards

  • 2010: Dongmyoung Kim and Munhwan Choi
  • 2008: Dongmyoung Kim
  • 2007: Youngkyu Choi and Jeonggyun Yu
  • 2006: Seongkwan Kim
  • 2005: Youngkyu Choi and Tae Hyun Kim
  • 2004: Youngsoo Kim and Jeonggyun Yu


MWNL Outstanding Service Awards

  • 2018: Sundo Kim, Youngwook Son, Hoyoung Yoon, and Minseok Jang
  • 2017: Gyujin Lee, Changmok Yang, and Jihwan Lee
  • 2016: Kangjin Yoon, Seungil Park, and Chelyoung Kwak
  • 2015: Seongwon Kim, Seongho Byeon, and Changmok Yang 
  • 2014: Wipyeong Son and Jonghoe Koo
  • 2013 Winter: Jongwoo Hong and Yeonchul Shin
  • 2013 Summer: Seungmin Yoo and Jongwoo Hong
  • 2012: Wonbo Lee and Seungmin Yoo
  • 2011: Okhwan Lee and Wonbo Lee
  • 2010: Hyewon Lee and Okhwan Lee
  • 2009: Munhwan Choi and Hyewon Lee
  • 2008: Dongmyoung Kim and Munhwan Choi
  • 2007: Kwanghun Han and Dongmyoung Kim
  • 2006: Jeonggyun Yu, Seongkwan Kim, and Kwanghun Han
  • 2005: Sunggeun Jin, Seongkwan Kim, and Jeonggyun Yu
  • 2004: Youngkyu Choi and Sunggeun Jin
  • 2003: Youngkyu Choi
  • 2002: Youngkyu Choi


MWNL Outstanding Presentation & Poster Awards

  • 2019: Changmok Yang and Junseok Kim (Presentation), Youngwook Son (Presentation material), Cheolyoung Kwak and Kyungjin Lee (Poster)
  • 2018: Youngwook Son (Presentation), Gyujin Lee (Presentation material), Cheolyoung Kwak and Hwijae Kwon (Poster)
  • 2017: Kangjin Yoon (Presentation), Youngwook Son (Presentation material), Junseok Kim (Poster)
  • 2016 Spring: Weping Sun (Presentation), Youngwook Son (Poster)
  • 2015 Summer: Seongwon Kim (Presentation), Youngwook Son, Gyujin Lee and Kitaek Lee (Poster)
  • 2015 Winter: Seongwon Kim (Presentation) and Youngwook Son (Poster)
  • 2014 Summer: Seongwon Kim (Presentation) and Kyujin Lee (Poster)
  • 2013 Summer: Seongwon Kim (Presentation) and Taejun Park (Poster)
  • 2012 Winter: Seungmin Yoo (Presentation) and Seongwon Kim (Poster)

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