Official Biography: Kilnam Chon

Official Biography: Kilnam Chon

URL: http://cosmos.kaist.ac.kr/salab/professor/frame.html

Professor Emeritus

KAIST

Daejeon 305-701, Republic of Korea



Professor

Keio University

Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252-8520, Japan



Education
PhD in Computer Science, UCLA, 1974

M.S. in Computer Science, UCLA, 1967
 
B.S. in Engineering Science, Osaka University, 1965



Employment

Professor, Keio University, 2008-Present
 
Visiting Professor, Tsinghua University, 2008

Professor, Computer Science Division, KAIST, 1982-Present
 (Department Chair from 1985-1987)
 
(Computer Center Director 1988-1990)
 
Principal Investigator, ETRI (formerly KIET), 1979-1982

Member of Technical Staff, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA/Caltech,
1976-1980
 
Postgraduate Research Associate, UCLA, 1971-1974
 
System Engineer, Rockwell International (formerly Collins Radio), 1969-1971



Research Interest


Internet
 
System Engineering



Award

 
Jon Postel Internet Award, Internet Society, 2011

World Technology Award - Communication Technology, 2003

Presidential Award - Information Technology, 1998(Korea)
   
Scientist of the Year, 1997 (Korea)
   
Presidential Award - Mountain Climbing, 1980 (Korea)



Membership


Fellow of Institute of Electrical Engineers, 2000
   
Fellow of World Technology Forum, 2003
   
Honorary Member of World Innovation Foundation, 2005



External Activities


Web Index Science Council, Web Foundation, 2011~
 
Founding Coordination Committee Chair, Africa Asia Forum on Network
 Research and Engineering, 2008~
 
Founding Steering Group Chair, Asia Future Internet Forum, 2008-2011
 
Board Member, Asia Future Internet Forum, 2011~
 
Advisory Board Member, Communications of ACM, 1996-2009
 
Board Member, Information Retrieval Facility, 2006-Present
 
Presidential Advisory Board, Asia Institute of Technology, 2003-2006
 
Governor, International Council of Computer Communication, 1995-2005
 
Founding Chair, Asia Pacific Advanced Network, 1997-2004
 
Editorial Board Member, British Computer Society, 1994-2002
 
Co-Chair, Coordinating Committee on Intercontinental Research Networking, 1993-2001
 
Founding Chair, Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Consortium, 1999-2001
 
Founding Chair, AP* Retreat, 1996
  Program Chair, INET, 1995
 
Founding Chair, KRNET, 1993-1999 (Korea)
 
Founding Chair, HCI Conference, 1993-1994 (Korea)
 
Founding Chair, Asia Pacific Networking Group, 1991-1995
 
Founding Chair, Joint Workshop on Computer Communications, 1986
 
Program Chair, Pacific Computer Communications Symposium, 1985



Other Activities
1996: Comittee Chair for National Broadband Plan Development, Korea.
1980s-2000s: Consulted various multinational organizations including the United Nations.

1980s~2000s: Consulted various multinational corporations including
  Samsung, Korea Telecomm, and LG.