Jaewook Kwak

    Software Engineer at Broadcom
    250 Innovation Dr., San Jose, CA, 95134


    Phone: (919) 455-8639
    Email: kwak.84 at osu dot edu or jkwak at ncsu dot edu
     My CV (Last updated 10/31/2017)



Research Interests
- Designing distributed algorithms and protocols for large scale networks
- Network resource allocation and cross-layer optimization
- Modeling and simulation of networks system performances


Education
Ph. D., Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2016
M.S., Computer Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 2006
B.S., Computer Engineering, Hongik University, 2004


Experiences
Software Engineer         Broadcom (San Jose, CA)                                                                2018-current
Postdoc Researcher      The Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)                                  2016-2018
Intern                                IBM T.J. Watson Research Center (Yorktown Heights, NY)        2015
Intern                                Broadcom (Sunnyvale, CA)                                                             2014
Research Assistant        North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC)                             2010-2015
Researcher                       Agency for Defense Development (Daejeon, Korea)                 2009-2010
Software Engineer         Secui.com (Seoul, Korea)                                                                2006-2008


Publications

Conference Papers


1. Jaewook Kwak and Ness Shroff,
"Simulated Annealing for Optimal Resource Allocation in Wireless Networks with Imperfect Communications",
Allerton Conference, Monticello, IL, October 2018. 

2. Joohyun Lee, Jaewook Kwak, Hyangwon Lee, and Ness Shroff,
"Finding Minimum Node Separators: A Markov Chain Monte Carlo Method,"
DRCN (International Conference on Design of Reliable Communication Networks), Munich, Germany, May, 2017

3. Jaewook Kwak and Do Young Eun,
"An Antithetic Coupling Approach to Multi-Chain Based CSMA Algorithms",
IEEE INFOCOM, San Francisco, CA, May 2016. (Acceptance rate: 19.4%)

4. Jaewook Kwak, Chul-Ho Lee, and Do Young Eun,
"A High-order Markov Chain Based Scheduling Algorithm for Low Delay in CSMA Networks",
IEEE INFOCOM, Toronto, Canada, April 2014. (Acceptance rate: 19.45%)

5. Jaewook Kwak, Chul-Ho Lee, and Do Young Eun,
"Exploiting the Past to Reduce Delay in CSMA scheduling: A High-order Markov Chain Approach",
ACM Sigmetrics (Extended Abstract), Pittsburgh, PA, June 2013. 

6. Chul-Ho Lee, Jaewook Kwak, and Do Young Eun,
"Characterizing Link Connectivity for Opportunistic Mobile Networking: Does Mobility Suffice?",
IEEE INFOCOM, Turin, Italy, April 2013. (Acceptance rate: 17.35%)

7. Jaewook Kwak, Joon-Sang Park, Jeonghoon Mo and Mario Gerla,
"An Optimization Framework for Opportunistic Scheduling in Wireless Multi-hop Networks",
IEEE WCNC, Sydney, Australia, April 2010. 

8. Jeonghoon Mo, Jaewook Kwak, and Jean Warland,
"Revisiting the Joint Transport and MAC Optimization for Wireless Ad Hoc Network",
IEEE WiOpt, Boston, MA, April 2006.


Journals

1. Joohyun Lee, Jaewook Kwak, Hyang-Won Lee, and Ness B. Shroff, 
“Finding Minimum Node Separators: A Markov Chain Monte Carlo Method,” 
Reliability Engineering & System Safety (RESS), vol. 178, pp. 225-235, October 2018.

2. Chul-Ho Lee, Jaewook Kwak, and Do Young Eun,
"Towards Distributed Optimal Movement Strategy for Data Gathering in Wireless Sensor Networks",
IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 27, No. 2, pages 574-584, Feb. 2016.

3. Jaewook Kwak, Chul-Ho Lee, and Do Young Eun,
"A High-order Markov Chain Based Scheduling Algorithm for Low Delay in CSMA Network",
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 24, No. 4, pages 2278-2290, Aug. 2016.

4. Jeonghoon Mo, Jaewook Kwak,
"Maximal Independent Set Based Joint Transport and MAC Optimization for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks",
IEICE Transactions on Communications, Vol. E91.B, No. 8, pages 2559-2570, 2008.