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Professor Namyoon Lee Wins the IEIE/IEEE Joint Award for Young Scientist and Engineer

2021-07-06 197

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Professor Namyoon Lee of POSTECH’s Department of Electrical Engineering was selected as the winner of IEIE/IEEE Joint Award for Young Scientist and Engineer sponsored by the Haedong Foundation. The awards ceremony was held at the Jeju Lotte Hotel on July 1, 2021.

Professor Lee, who was selected as this year’s winner, leads the research on multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) communication in 6G and associative learning algorithms for next-generation mobile AI services in Korea and abroad.
In particular, he holds the world-leading technology in ‘beam forming optimization’ which is considered as the key technology in communication and radar for next-generation antennas that use mmWave and THz bands. He also has published 47 papers in top-tier journals of IEEE, 72 international conference papers, and has applied for or registered 50 domestic and international patents.

The IEIE/IEEE Joint Award for Young Scientist and Engineer is an international award in the field of ICT that is jointly presented by IEIE and IEEE. It is annually awarded to only one young scientist under the age of 40 who has contributed significantly to the academic and technological development of ICT. The rigorous selection process is carried out by both Korean and international panel of experts every year.