Jowoon Chong

Postdoctoral Fellow

Office: 32-D674

Phone: (617) 324-0175

E-mail:  jw9607 (at)

Jowoon Chong received the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, Korea, in 2002, 2004 and 2009, respectively.

In 2010, he joined the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he is currently a postdoctoral fellow. From September 2009 to December 2009, Jowoon Chong was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Communications and Coding Theory Laboratory, Kyung Hee University, Youngin-si, Korea. His research interests include cognitive radios systems, security communication systems, game theory, cross-layer design for communication systems, resource management, multiple access technologies for WLANs and WPANs, and ultra-wideband (UWB) communication systems. He was with Samsung Advanced Technology Training Institute as an Intern in 2002.

Dr. Chong was an IEEE 802.15.4a Voting Member in 2004 and is currently a reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications and IEEE Conferences including IEEE Globecom, IEEE Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications Symposium (PIMRC), IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive Computing (ISWPC), IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), etc. He received the Achievement Award for Doctoral Students from the electrical engineering department at KAIST in 2008, the Best Paper Award from IEEE VTS APWCS in 2010, the Paper Award from the Next Generation PC International Conference in 2005. He also received the Gold Prize for Undergraduate Research Participation Program as a teaching assistant from KAIST in 2007, the Silver Prize for Idea Contest held by Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) as a teaching assistant in 2006, and the Best Teaching Assistant Award for Electronic Laboratory Class from the electrical engineering department at KAIST in 2005. From 1998 to 2008, he received the National Scholarship for Undergrate and Graduate School Education. From 2009, he has been a recipient of postdoctoral fellowship from the National Research Foundation of Korea.