Professor

  Professor

HyunWook Park

Department of Electrical Engineering
hwpark@kaist.ac.kr

Address
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology 373-1 Guseong-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-701, Korea
  Major Research Area
  • Digital Image Processing
  • 2-D and 3-D Image/Video Compression
  • 3-D Visualization
  • Object Recognition and Tracking
  • Multimedia (Video & Image) Data Processing
  • Imaging System
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Pulse sequence/Image reconstruction
  • Analysis and Visualization of fMRI
  • PACS (Picture Archiving and Communications System)
  Education

1977.03~1981.02B.Sc in Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.
1981.03~1983.02M.Sc in Electirical Engineering, KAIST, Seoul, Korea. Thesis Subject :
            "Line-Integral Approach to NMR Imaging -Optimization Study of RF and Gradient Pulse"
1986.03~1988.02Ph.D in Electrical Engineering, KAIST, Seoul, Korea. Thesis Subject:
            "Study of Chemical-Shift Imaging in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Tomography"


  Professional Experiences

1983.03-1986.02Research Staff in Gold-Star Telecommunication Research Institute, Anyang, Korea.
1988.03-1989.06Postdoctoral Fellow, Imaging System Science Lab., Dept. of EE, KAIST, Seoul, Korea.
1989.07-1992.03Research Associate, Image Computing Systems Lab., Dept. of EE, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, U.S.A.
1992.05-1993.07 Senior Executive Researcher, Computer & Information Research Center, Samsung Electronics Company, Kyungki-do, Korea.
1993.08-1996.02Assistant (93.8-95.8) and Associate (95.9-96.2) Professor, Dept. of Information and Communication Engineering, KAIST, Seoul, Korea
1996.03-2001.02Associate Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, KAIST, Korea
1996.03-2000.02Adjunct Associate Professor, Dept. of Information and Communication Engineering, KAIST, Seoul, Korea
1998.09-1999.08Visiting Associate Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 (Sabbatical leave of absence)
2001.03-presentProfessor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, KAIST, Korea
2003.03-2012.02Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Bio and Brain Engineering, KAIST, Korea
2005.01-2005.12Visiting Research Fellow, Digital Media Lab., LG Electronics, Seoul, Korea (Sabbatical leave of absence)
2005.12-2011.01Department Head, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, KAIST

2006.03-2011.01

2013.04-2015.02

Director, BK21 School of Information Technology, KAIST

Dean of Academic Affairs, KAIST
2015.03-2017.03Provost and Executive Vice President, KAIST


  Honors

1988.02“1987 Institutional Best Thesis Prize,” Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, Korea.
1993.09"Minister Prize for Contribution to Multimedia,” Ministry of Communication, Korea.
2000.11"Medison Biomedical Award”, Korea Society of Medical and Biological Engineering.
2004.02"Research Award" KAIST.
2011.02"Research Award" KAIST.
2012.02"Research Best Award" KAIST.


  Membership
  • Associate Editor for International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology (IJIST) since Nov. 2002.
  • Guest Editor for special issue of IJIST (Human brain imaging), June 2008.
  • Senior Member of IEEE (1999), Member of ISMRM
  • Member (Korea):
                The institute of electronics engineers of Korea,
                Korean institute of communication sciences, Korean society of PACS,
                Korean society of medical and biological engineering,
                The Korean society of broadcast engineers,
                Korean society for human brain mapping,
                Korean society for engineering education.
  • Director of Korea Society of PACS, 1994.04-2000.04
  • Director of Korea Society of Medical Informatics, 1994.06-1999.12
  • Director of Korean Society for Human Brain Mapping, 2002.11-present
  • Korea presidential council on education innovation: Expert committee member, 2004.03–2005.06
  • Director of The Institute of Electronics Engineers of Korea, 2005.01-2012.11
  • Director of Korea Society for Engineering Education, 2005.01-2005.12.
  • President of Korean Society for Human Brain Mapping, 2012.12-2014.11
  • Auditor of Korean Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2004.11-present
  • Vice President of The Institute of Electronics Engineers of Korea, 2013.01-present
  • Korea presidential council on intellectual property: Council member, 2013.11-present


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