Joohyun Lee, Ph. D.


Assistant Professor [CV] [Google Scholar]
Division of Electrical Engineering, Hanyang University 
Room 503, Engineering Building III, 55, Hanyangdaehak-ro, Sangrok-gu, Ansan-si, Gyeonggi-do, 15588, Republic of Korea
Tel: +82-31-400-5662
E-mail: joohyunlee at

Short Bio

  • I am an Assistant Professor at Hanyang University, Ansan, Korea. I received my BS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering at KAIST in 2008 and 2014, respectively. I was a Postdoctoral Researcher at The Ohio State University from 2014 to 2018. I am leading the Laboratory of Intelligent Things (LoIT) (지능사물연구실) at Hanyang University. More details can be found in my curriculum vitae [CV].


  • (대학원생 모집) 인공지능/강화학습/사물인터넷 연구에 관심 있는 신입생을 모집합니다 (이메일로 면담 신청). 
  • (학부생 인턴 모집) 대학원 진학 예정 학부생 인턴을 모집합니다 (이메일로 면담 신청).
  • žI am looking for highly self-motivated and well-qualified graduate students (starting on Fall, 2019) and post-doctoral researchers. Scholarship and competitive payroll costs will be provided. Please contact me for more information.
  • I am looking for undergraduate interns for Reinforcement learning and Internet of Things. Please contact me for more information.

Research Interests 

  •    Internet of Thingsž
  •    Reinforcement Learning
  •    Multi-armed Bandit Problems
  •    Learning in Networked Systemsž
  •    Context-Aware Networking and Computing   
  • ž   Mobility-driven Cellular Traffic Offloading
  •    Energy-efficient Mobile Networking
  •    Protocol Design and Analysis for Delay Tolerant Networks
  •    Network Economics and Pricingž   ž   


  •    AI-based Distributed Channel Access for Massive IoT (국문: Massive IoT 지원을 위한 AI 기반 분산적 채널 액세스 알고리즘 설계 및 구현 검증), Samsung Research Funding & Incubation Center for Future Technology (삼성전자 미래기술육성센터), 2018. 09 ~ 2021. 08 (Co-PI: Hu Jin (Lead PI), 전상운 (한양대학교))
  •    Reinforcement Learning-based Personalization and Resource Management for Smart Devices (국문: 강화학습 기반 스마트기기 개인화 및 리소스 관리 기술 연구), National Research Foundation of Korea (한국연구재단), 2018. 06 ~ 2021. 05
  •    Transport-aware Streaming Technique Enabling Ultra Low-Latency AR/VR Services, IITP (Institute for Information & communications Technology Promotion), 2018. 3~ 2020.12 (PI: 이경한 (Lead PI), 고성안 (UNIST), Ness Shroff (The Ohio State University))


  •    žIEEE ComSoc William R. Bennett Prize of 2016 (
    Paper: “Mobile Data Offloading: How Much Can WiFi Deliver?”, IEEE/ACM Transactions On Networking, Volume 21, No. 2, pp. 536-551, April 2013.
  • ž   Samsung Humantech 2012 (National Annual Research Paper Award in Korea) Gold Prize 
    Paper Title: “Economics of WiFi Offloading: Trading Delay for Cellular Capacity
  •    Samsung Humantech 2015 Gold Prize (co-author, presented by Jeongho Kwak)
    Paper Title: “DREAM:
     Dynamic Resource and Task Allocation for Energy Minimization in Mobile Cloud Systems”
  •    Samsung Humantech 2016 Bronze Prize (presented by Euijin Jeong)
    Paper Title: “
    Context-aware Application Scheduling in Mobile Systems: What Will Users Do and Not Do Next?”
  •    Samsung Humantech 2017 Silver Prize (co-author, presented by Wooseung Nam)
    Paper Title: “SyncCoding: A Compression Technique Exploiting References for Data Synchronization Services”