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Taejoon Kim

Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
The University of Kansas

3020 Eaton Hall
1520 West 15th Street
Lawrence, KS 66045-7608

206 Nichols Hall
2335 Irving Hill Road
Lawrence, KS 66045

Email: taejoonkim@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-8822


Current Openings: GRA and Ph.D. positions are available


— Sep 2020: Awared NSF Collaborative CNS Medium grant on Combating Latency and Disconnectivity in MmWave Networks: From Theory to Implementation (with Morteza Hashemi at KU and Eylem Ekici and Ness Shroff [Lead] at OSU).
— Aug 2020: Awared NSF SII-Center planning grant on Spectrum-Agile Cognitive Communications for Terrestrial and Space Applications (with CMU, ISU, Purdue, UNM [Lead], and WSU).
— May 2020: Awarded research grant on Spectrum Machine Learning from CRANE (with Purdue[Lead]).
— April 2020: Awarded research grant on Beamspace Spectrum Classificaition from AFRL.
— Aug 2019: Leading research effort on developing Intelligent 5G Cell-Planning Technologies with Samsung, 2019.
27th US Patent with Sayantan Choudhufy, Zhong Yi Jin, Klaus Doppler, and Chittabrata Ghosh, is granted 2018.
— Joined the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at University of Kansas, 2017.
— Searving as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Communications.
— Received Best Paper Award of the IEEE Transactions on Communicatioans (2016 Stephen O. Rice Prize in the Field of Communications Theory) along with co-authors, Sooyoung Hur, David J. Love, Jim V. Krogmier, Tim A. Thomas, and Amitava Ghosh. 
— 20th US Patent with Sayantan Choudhury, Chittabrata Ghosh, Klaus Doppler, Esa Toumala, is granted, 2015.
— 15th US Patent (Taejoon Kim, Timothy Schmidl, ``Phase Locking Loop," US Patent No. 8,711,983), is granted, 2014.
— Received Best Paper Award of IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC) 2012 for the work with Sayantan Choudhury, Zhongyi Jin, Klaus Doppler, and Chittabrata Ghosh.
— Awarded Nokia Research Center Kudos Award, 2012.