Hyun Jong Yang

Principal Investigator

Dr. Hyun Jong Yang received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea, in 2004, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from KAIST, in 2006 and 2010, respectively. From Aug. 2010 to Aug. 2011, he was a research fellow at Korea Institute Ocean Science Technology (KIOST), Korea. From Oct. 2011 to Oct. 2012, he worked as a post-doctoral researcher in the Electrical Engineering Department, Stanford University, Stanford, CA. From Oct. 2012 to Aug. 2013, he was a Staff II Systems Design Engineer, Broadcom Corporation, Sunnyvale, CA, where he developed physical-layer algorithms for LTE-A MIMO receivers. In addition, he was a delegate of Broadcom in 3GPP standard meetings for RAN1 Rel-12 technologies. From Sept. 2013 to July 2020, he was an assistant/associate professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UNIST, Korea. Since July 2020, he has been an associate professor in the department of electrical engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, Korea. He is a co-founder of a start-up company EgoVid Inc. His fields of interests are privacy-preserving deep learning and development of intelligent systems such as drone base stations and autonomous machines.

Activities 

  • Give a lecture on “Privacy-preserving deep learning” as an intensive course on information and learning theory (정보 및 학습이론 단기 강좌), 2022. 
  • Have an interview with Donga Sience, 2022. [link
  • Serve as a TPC Member, IEEE CCNC, 2022.
  • Serve as a Guest Editor, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, 2021.
  • Serve as a 간사, 부호 및 정보이론 연구회, 2021.
  • Serve as a 위원, KICS 동계학술대회, 2021.
  • Serve as a Technical Committee Member, IEEE CCNC, 2021.
  • Serve as a Technical Committee Member, IEEE WCNC, 2021.
  • Develop an AI-SEM with Coxem ltd., 2020. [news]
  • Serve as a 준비위원, 신호처리합동학술대회, 2020.
  • Serve as a Session Chair, Technical Committee Member, IEEE WCNC, 2020.
  • Serve as a Technical Committee Member, IEEE Globecom Conference, 2020.
  • Serve as a Track Chair, IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC), 2019, 2020.
  • Serve as a Technical Committee Member, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, 2020.
  • Serve as a Program Organizing Member, KRNet 2020.
  • Serve as a Chair, International Conference on Electronics, Information, and Communication (ICEIC), 2020.
  • Serve as a Technical Committee Member, National Defense Fundamental R&D Research Development Plan, Ministry of Science, Field of Sensing, Oct. 2018~2019.
  • Serve as a Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference Workshop, 2018.
  • Give a Real-time tech demo: Deep learning-based activity/fact recognition based on extreme low resolution, CVPR 2017.
  • Visit U.C. Berkeley, Dec. 2016 ~ Mar. 2017.
  • Co-found EgoVid Inc., Aug. 2016.
  • Draw an MOU Contract with G. Fettweis’ group (Vodafone Chair Mobile Communications Systems) @ TU Dresden as of Aug. 2016.
  • Serve as a Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference-Spring, 2017.
  • Serve as a Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference-Fall, 2015.
  • Serve as a Technical Committee Member, ICT R&D Business Long-term Development Plan, Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, May 2016~July 2016.
  • Serve as a Technical Committee Member, ICT R&D Business Long-term Development Plan, Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, Sept. 2015~Nov. 2015.
  • Serve as a Technical Committee Member, ICT R&D Business Long-term Development Plan, Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, Aug. 2014~Dec. 2014.
  • Serve as a Guest Editor, The Institute of Electronics and Information Engineers, 2015.
  • Serve as a Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference-Fall, 2014.
  • Serve as a Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference-Fall, 2013.