Yonghun Kim (김용훈)

                                           
                                                                Birth: 1987. 06. 01.

- Underwater signal processing and communications engineer and researcher
- Ph. D. candidate of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 
Contact point:
- Lab. phone:   +82-62-715-2285
- Lab. Fax:   +82-62-715-2274
- E-mail:   mizpah(at)gist.ac.kr, kimyh137(at)gmail.com 
- Address :   Communications and Sensor Networks Laboratory (CSNL), School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), 123 Cheomdangwagi-ro, Buk-gu, Gwangju 61005, Republic of Korea.             



            
       ~ Biography~                    ~Research Interest~                        ~Education~                        ~ Honors~                     ~Publications~                        ~ Projects~                   
 

Biography:
    Yonghun Kim is a Ph. D. candidate in Communications and Sensor Networks Laboratory (CSNL) at GIST. He earned his B.S. in Electronics from Chonnam National University (CNU) in 2011. His research interests include Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks (UASNs), Ocean Acoustic Tomography (OAT), Underwater Communications, Indoor Localization, and NarrowBand-IoT (NB-IoT).  He is also a student member of IEEE(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and KICS(Korea Information and Communications Society).  
 

Research Interest:
  1) Communications and Sensor Networks
       - Applied underwater acoustics: ranging and localization
       - Underwater channel modeling and measurements (e.g., shallow waters)
       - Advanced communication and signal processing techniques
       - Indoor localization and NarrowBand-IoT (NB-IoT) 
  
  2) Acoustic Sensing Techniques
       - Ocean acoustic tomography (OAT) for underwater monitoring system
       - Multi-sensor data fusion techniques for oceanographic data utilization
       - Sensing and counting fish techniques in fisheries


Education:
  2011.03 - present (2017.09)
       - EECS, GIST, Gwangju, S. Korea, Integrated M.S. and Ph. D. course
  2006.03 - 2011.02
       - Electronics, CNU, S. Korea, B.S. course


Honors:
    2011.03 - present (2017.09)
       - A full government scholarship for M.S./Ph. D. degrees from GIST
   2008.09 - 2011.02
       - A full scholarship from CNU
   2010.03 - 2010.08
       - Yongbong scholarship from a foundation of CNU
  2007.03 - 2007.08
      - A full scholarship from CNU
  2006.09 - 2007.02
      - A part scholarship from CNU


  Publications:
 - Journal papers (SCI):
   1) Yonghun Kim, Youngtae Noh, and Kiseon Kim, "RAR: Real-time Acoustic Ranging in Underwater Sensor Networks," 
       IEEE Communications Letters, 2017 (to appear, IF: 1.988).  
 
  - Domestic patent (at Republic of Korea):
  1) 김용훈, 김기선, "수중위치 추정 시스템 및 방법 (Underwater Acoustic Positioning System and Method Thereof)," 국내 특허출원, 2013 (pending).
  2) 김용훈, 김기선, 정효영, "실시간 해양환경 모니터링을 위한 음향 토모그래피 시스템 및 그 방법 
        (System for Monitoring Sea Environment using Ocean Acoustic Tomography and Method Thereof)," 국내 특허출원, 2017 (pending).

  - Conference papers:
   1) 김용훈, 이새움 , 정효영, 박진태, 김기성, 김기선,  "기동 표적 추적을 위한 IMM-JPDA 기반 다중센서 정보융합 기법 개발," 대한전자공학회(IEEK) 추계학술대회, 2011.  
   2) 이새움, 정효영, 김용훈, 김은로, 김기선, "다중 플랫폼 간의 협동 교전을 위한 중앙 집중형 정보 융합 프레임워크 모델링," 대한전자공학회(IEEK) 추계학술대회, 2011.
   3) 정효영, 이새움, 김용훈, 김기성, 김기선, "다중 플랫폼간의 협동 표적 탐지를 위한 복합 전술 표적의 수학적 모델 및 시나리오," 대한전자공학회(IEEK) 추계학술대회, 2011.
   4) 김용훈, 유상조, 김기선, "Analytic Comparison of Time Reversal Signal Processing for Underwater Communication, "한국통신학회(KICS) 광주전남지부 춘계학술대회, 2012.  
   5) 김용훈, A. Golov, Yu. Morgunov, 김기선, "노력도 연안 천해지역에서의 수중거리 추정 기법 연구, " 한국통신학회(KICS) 광주전남지부 춘계학술대회, 2015.
   6) Yonghun Kim and Kiseon Kim "RTL-based Range Estimation using SAVEX15 Data in a Shallow Water Environment," 한국음향학회(ASK) SAVEX15 Workshop, 2016. 
   7) 이태석, 김용훈, 김기선, "Performance Analysis of DS-CDMA Receivers using ICA under Jamming Attacks," 한국통신학회(KICS) 하계종합학술대회, 2016.
   8) 김용훈, A. Najarro, A. Golov, Yu. Morgunov, 김기선, "천해지역에서 음속수직분포의 시변성에 따른 수중거리 추정 오차 분석," 한국통신학회 동계종합학술대회, 2017.
 

Projects:
- Current
   1) Name: 해양 음향 측심 물성 모니터링 기기 국산화 개발
                    Development of Ocean Acoustic Echo Sounders and Hydro-Physical Properties Monitoring Systems
        Period: 2013 ~ 2020 (on-going)
        Sponsor: 해양수산부 (Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries)
        Position: Research assistant
 
   2) Name: 수중 양식어류 계측 및 계수자동화 시스템  개발
                      Development of an Automated Fish-counter System and Measurement of Underwater Farming-fish
        Period: 2015 ~ 2019 (on-going)
        Sponsor: 해양수산부 (Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries)
        Position: Research assistant

- Completed
   1) Name: 한-러 극동협력 MT-IT 융합기술 국제 공동 개발 및 산업화 지원센터 구축
                     Korea-Russia Far-Eastern Collaborations and Industry Support Center for Information Technology (IT) -based Marined Technology (MT)
        Period: 2009 ~ 2015 (completed)
        Sponsor: 한국연구재단 (National Research Foundation of Korea, NRF), 교육과학기술부 (Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, MEST)
        Position: Research assistant
 
   2) Name: 다중 플랫폼 다중센서 수중/수상 정보융합 기술 
                      Multi-Sensor Data Fusion in Multiple Platforms for Maritime Command and Control
        Period: 2008 ~ 2013 (completed)
        Sponsor: 국방과학연구소 (Agency for Defense Development, ADD)
        Position: Research assistant