Institute for Information Sciences

Taejoon Kim

Assistant Professor, EECS
Primary office:
(785) 864-3122
Nichols Hall
Room 137
Second office:
(785) 864-7378
Eaton Hall
Room 3046


Dr. Taejoon Kim joined the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department and ITTC at University of Kansas as an Assistant Professor in August 2017.

He earned Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, in 2011. From 2011 to 2012, he was with the Nokia Research Center, Berkeley, CA as a Senior Researcher and from 2013 to 2017, he was an assistant professor in the Electronics Engineering Department at City University of Hong Kong.

His research interests are in the design and analysis of communication systems, statistical signal processing, and MIMO wireless systems.

Selected Awards & Honors

The President's Award, City University of Hong Kong, 2017

Best Paper Award of the IEEE Transactions on Communications (2016 IEEE Communications Society Stephen O. Rice Prize in The Field of Communications Theory) for work with Sooyoung Hur, David J. Love, Jim V. Krogmeier, Tim A. Thomas, and Amitava Ghosh, 2016

Best Paper Award of the IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC) for work with Sayantan Choudhury, Zhongyi Jin, Klaus Doppler, and Chittabrata Ghosh, 2012

Nokia Research Center (NRC) Kudos Award, NRC, 2012

Korean Government Scholarship for Studying Abroad, The Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Energy, 2007-2009

KAIST Graduate Scholarship, The Ministry of Science and Technology, 2002-2004

Distinguished Scholar in Engineering College, Sogang University, 2000

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