Won-Yong Shin, Ph.D. (IEEE Senior Member, Erdős Number: 4)

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Won-Yong Shin received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, Republic of Korea, in 2008. In May 2009, he joined the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA USA, as a Postdoctoral Fellow and was promoted to a Research Associate in October 2011. From 2012 to 2019, Dr. Shin was a faculty member (with tenure) in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Dankook University, Yongin, Republic of Korea. Since March 2019, he has been with the School of Mathematics and Computing (Computional Science and Engineering), Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, where he is currently a Full Professor. He has also been with the Graduate School of Artificial Intelligence at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, Republic of Korea, as an Adjunct Professor since September 2022. He is a Co-founder of both KAILOS LAB, Inc., Seoul, Republic of Korea, and Prediction, Inc., Yongin, Republic of Korea. From 2014 to 2018, Dr. Shin served as an Associate Editor of the IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences. He has served as an Associate Editor of the ICT Express. He also served as an Organizing Committee for a number of prominent conferences, including the 2015 IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW) and the 2023/2024/2025 IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC). Dr. Shin was a recipient of the Bronze Prize of the Samsung Humantech Paper Contest (2008/2022), the KICS Haedong Young Scholar Award (2016), and the ICT Express Best Guest Editor Award (2021).

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