Prof. Dong Ku KIM

Prof. Dong Ku KIM

Chair of the executive committee of 5G Forum in Korea


Q&A / MONDAY 17TH JUNE, 18:00 > 18:30


What is Needed for 5G Commercial Success 


DONG KU KIM received his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, in 1992. He worked on CDMA systems in the cellular infrastructure group of Motorola at Fort Worth, Texas. He has been a professor in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Yonsei University since 1994. He was the founding chair of 5G Forum on 2013 and has been engaging in since then. He is a chair of the executive committee of 5G Forum in Korea working on 5G commercilization, SME promotion, 5G ICT and vertical trial promotioin, and future technologies promotion. He is a senior member of IEEE. He was a vice president of the Korean Institute of Communications and Information Systems (KICS). He received the Minister Award for the Distinguished Service and Global Collaboration for ICT R&D from the Ministry of Information, Science, and Future Planning in 2013 and 2016. He also received the Award of Excellence in the leadership of 100 Leading Core Technologies for Korea 2020 from the National Academy of Engineering of Korea. He is also a recipient of  Dr. Irwin Jacobs Academic Achievement Award in 2016.  His current research interests are 5G mobile communication system, full duplex MIMO in vehicular use cases, tactile internet, and 5G-V2X technologies using lens-based MIMO.