Joonki Paik received his BS degree in control and instrumentation engineering from Seoul National University in 1984. He received the MS and the Ph.D degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from Northwestern University in 1987 and 1990, respectively. From 1990 to 1993, he joined Samsung Electronics, where he designed the image stabilization chip sets for consumer’s camcorders. Since 1993, he has joined the faculty at Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea, where he is currently a Professor in the Graduate school of Advanced Imaging Science, Multimedia and Film. From 1999 to 2002, he was a visiting Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Dr. Paik was a recipient of Chester-Sall Award from IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, Academic Award from the Institute of Electronic Engineers of Korea, and Best Research Professor Award from Chung-Ang University. He has served the IEEE in various positions, including Editor for the IEEE transactions on Consumer Electronics (2009-present), Technical Program Chair of IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (2013), Key Member of the Interest Group on 3D Rendering, Processing and Communications of IEEE Multimedia Communications Technical Committee (2010-present), and Technical Program Committee of IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (2012).
He has also served various academic societies and conferences including, Executive Member of Institute of Electronic Engineers of Korea, Technical Program Chair of International Technical Conference on Circuits, Systems, Computers, and Communications (2011), and Technical Program Committee of International Workshop on Cognitive Information Processing (2012).
Since 2005, he has been the head of National Research Laboratory in the field of image processing and intelligent systems. In 2008, he has worked as a full-time technical consultant for the System LSI Division in Samsung Electronics, where he developed various computational photographic techniques including an extended depth of field (EDoF) system. From 2005 to 2007 he served as Dean of the Graduate School of Advanced Imaging Science, Multimedia, and Film. From 2005 to 2007 he has been Director of Seoul Future Contents Convergence (SFCC) Cluster established by Seoul Research and Business Development (R&BD) Program. Dr. Paik is currently serving as a member of Presidential Advisory Board for Scientific/Technical policy of Korean Government and a technical consultant of Korean Supreme Prosecutor’s Office for computational forensics.