P R O F E S S O R

Jinseok Choi


Assistant Professor, School of Electrical Engineering, KAIST

E-mail jinseok [AT] kaist.ac.kr

Office KAIST Bldg. N1, Rm. 615 (카이스트 IT융합빌딩 (N1) 615호)

PhD The University of Texas at Austin

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 SHORT BIO 

Jinseok Choi received his B.S. in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and B.B.A. at Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea in 2014. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA, in 2016 and 2019, respectively. He is now an assistant professor at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). He is also an adjunct professor of Institute for Security Convergence at KAIST, G-School at KAIST, and LG-KAIST 6G Research Center. Prior to joining KAIST, he was a senior system engineer at Wireless R&D, Qualcomm Inc., San Diego, CA, USA, and an assistant professor at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST). He received IEEE ComSoc AP Young Researcher Award in 2023 for contribution to energy-efficient communications. He serves an associate editor of IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society. His primary research interest is to develop and analyze future wireless communication systems energy-efficient communications, new multiple access techniques, IoT communications, and satellite communications.


 EDUCATION 

Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA, 2019.

M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA, 2016.

B.B.A. Bachelor in Business Administration (dual degree), Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea,  2014.

B.S. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea,  2014.


 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, Republic of Korea  
Assistant Professor at Electrical Engineering, (Feb. 2023 - present)
KAIST Future Research Committee (Oct. 2023 - present)
Adjunct Professor at Institute for Security Convergence (Jul. 2023 - Jul. 2025)
Adjunct Professor at G-School (Jun. 2023 - Dec. 2025)
Adjunct Professor at LG-KAIST 6G Research Center (Jun. 2023 - Jun. 2024)

Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Ulsan, Republic of Korea
Assistant Professor at Electrical Engineering (Oct. 2020 - Feb. 2023)

Qualcomm Technologies Inc., San Diego, CA, USA
Senior System Engineer, Qualcomm Wireless R&D (Nov. 2019 - Sep. 2020)


 HONORS & CERTIFICATES 

KICS Haedong Best Paper Award (한국통신학회 해동우수논문 우수상), KICS, 2024

KAIST Excellence in Technological Innovation Award, KAIST, 2023

IEEE ComSoc AP Outstanding Young Researcher Award, IEEE, 2023
For Contribution to Energy-Efficient Communications
News: [KAIST] [Yonhap] [Herald] [DongA]

IEEE Exemplary Reviewer of Wireless Communications Letters, IEEE, 2022 

IEEE Exemplary Reviewer of Communications Letters, IEEE, 2020

Outstanding Dissertation Award Nomination, UT Austin, 2019
Nominated by the Graduate ECE Program to The Graduate School, The University of Texas at Austin

ECE Professional Development Award, UT Austin, 2016, 2018

Engineering Fellowship Award, UT Austin, 2017

Top ECE Teaching Assistant Award, UT Austin, 2016


 PROFESSIONAL/COMMUNITY SERVICE 

Journal Editor
Associate Editor, IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society (Jan. 2024 - present)

Guest Editor, The Journal of Korea Institute of Communications and Information Sciences

IEEE Communications Society
Vice Chair, Asia-Pacific Region Information Services Committee, (May. 2024 - present)

Technical Program Committee
IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) 2024: SAC Machine Learning for Communications Track

IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2024: Wireless Communications Symposium

IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2024: SAC Satellite and Space Communications Track

IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) 2023: Workshop on Semantic Communication for 6G

IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) 2023: SAC Machine Learning for Communications Track

IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2023: SAC Satellite and Space Communications Track

IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2022: Wireless Communications Symposium

IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2021: Wireless Communications Symposium


 INVITED TALKS 

Vision Toward Carbon Neutral Communications: Energy-oriented Optimization
Samsung Global Technology Conference @ Samsung, Apr. 19, 2024

Coverage Analysis for LEO Satellite Networks: Stochastic Geometry Approach
ETRI 위성통신인프라연구실 Seminar @ ETRI, Jan. 17, 2024

무선통신 시스템: Information Theoretic View
시스템반도체설계실무인력양성교육 @ IDEC, Sep. 25-26, 2023 

6G 이동통신을 위한 멀티안테나 전송기술
B5G & 6G 핵심기술 단기강좌 @ KICS (한국통신학회), Jul. 19, 2023

Coverage Analysis for Downlink Satellite Networks: Effect of Shadowing
Workshop on Stochastic Geometry for Terrestrial and Satellite Wireless Networks @ KICS (한국통신학회), May 4, 2023

미래기술 혁명의 시대: 6G
6G 기술 및 정책 인터뷰 @ KTV 국민방송, Mar. 9, 2023

Modeling and Coverage Analysis for Low Earth Orbit Satellite Network under Shadowing Effect
6G 및 레이더 센싱 신호처리 기술 Workshop @ IEIE (대한전자공학회), Nov. 4, 2022

Spectrum- and Energy-Efficient Beamforming for Future Wireless Communications
EIRIC Seminar @ EIRIC (전자정보연구정보센터), Aug. 17, 2022

Low Earth Orbit Satellite Network Analysis Using Stochastic Approach
5G&6G이동통신 공중망네트워크 통신기술 Workshop @ KICS (한국통신학회), Jul. 15, 2022

무전원광역모바일트랙커시스템 연구센터: 초연결 센서 실시간 활동 감지 및 트래킹 인공지능 기반의 통신/네트워크 송수신 기법 개발
ITRC Forum 인재양성대전 @ ITRC, Apr. 20-22, 2022

센서통신을 위한 Finite Block Length 기반 보안 통신 기법
부울경지부 창립 Workshop @ ISE (반도체공학회), Apr. 5, 2022

A New Look at Wireless Systems
EE Communications Division Seminar @ KAIST, Nov. 23, 2021

Next Steps: MS or PhD?
Alumni Panel Discussion @ UT Austin, Nov. 4, 2021 

A New Look at Wireless Communication System Optimization
통신신호연구회 Workshop @ KICS (한국통신학회), Aug. 12, 2021

A New Look at Wireless Communication System Optimization
Invited Talk @ DGIST Nov. 6, 2020

Optimizing Millimeter Wave Uplink Communication Performance of Low-Resolution ADC Receivers
Invited Talk @ POSTECH, Jan. 7, 2019