Chon, Kilnam 전길남


E-mail: chonkn at gmail.com

bio

Current Address:
   KAIST
   School of Computing
   Building E3-1 Room 1416
   Yuseong, Daejeon 34141
   South Korea
   +82-42-350-3514(Office)

Education

  • Ph.D in Computer Science, UCLA, September 1974
  • M.S. in Computer Science, UCLA, December 1967
  • B.S. in Engineering Science, Osaka University, March 1965

Employment

  • Professor Emeritus, Computer Science Dept, KAIST, 2008~Present
  • (Visiting) Professor, Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University, 2008~Present
  • Visiting Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 2008
  • Professor, Computer Science Department, KAIST, 1982-2008
        Department Chair, 1985-1987
        KAIST Computer Center Director, 1988-1990
  • Principal Investigator, ETRI(formerly KIET) 1979-1982
  • Member of Technical Staff, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology 1976-1980
  • Postgraduate Research Associate, UCLA, 1971-1974
  • System Engineer, Rockwell International(formerly Collins Radio), 1969-1971

Research Interests

  • Internet
  • System Engineering
  • Human Computer Interaction

Award

  • Internet Hall of Fame, 2012
  • Jon Postel Award, 2011
  • World Technology Award - Communication Technology, 2003
  • Presidential Award - Information Technology, 1998 (Korea)
  • Scientist of the Year, 1997 (Korea)
  • Presidential Award - Mountain Climbing, 1980 (Korea)

Memebership

  • Fellow, Institute of Electrical Engineers, 2000
  • Fellow, World Technology Forum, 2003
  • Life Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2008

External Activity

  • Member, Recommendation Committee, World Internet Conference, 2016~
  • Member, Hall of Fame Advisory Committee, Internet Society, 2015~
  • Founder, Asia Pacific School on Internet Governance, 2015~
  • Founding Chair, Korea Computer History Project, 2015~
  • Member, Research Advisory Network of Global Commission for Internet Governance, 2014~2016
  • Chief Editor, Asia Internet History Project, 2011-Present
  • Member, Korea Internet History Project, 2011-Present
  • Member, Scientific Board of Web Index, Web Foundation, 2011~Present
  • Founding Co-Chair, Africa Asia Network Research and Engineering Forum (AAF), 2008-2012
  • Founding Steering Group Chair, Asia Future Internet Forum, 2008~2012
  • Board Member, Information Retrieval Facility, 2006-2011
  • Member, Kyoto Prize Recommendation Committee, 2005~
  • Presidential Advisory Panel, Asia Institute of Technology, 2003-2006
  • Founding Chair, APNG Camp, 2001
  • Founding Chair, Asia Pacific Advanced Network, 1997-2004
  • Advisory Board Member, Communications of ACM,1996-2008
  • Governor, International Council of Computer Communication, 1995-2005
  • Editorial Board Member, British Computer Society, 1994-2002
  • Co-Chair, Coordinating Committee on Intercontinental Research Networking, 1993-2001
  • Founding Chair, Asia Pacific Top Level Domain COnsortium, 1999-2001
  • Founding Chair, AP* Retreat, 1996
  • Program Committee Co-Chair, INET, 1995
  • Founding Chair, KRNET, 1993-1999
  • Founding Chair, HCI Conference, 1993-1994 (Korea)
  • Founding Chair, Asia Pacific Networking Group, 1993-1995 
  • Founding Chair, Joint Workshop on Computer Communications, 1986
  • ProgramCommittee Co-Chair, Pacific Computer Communication Symposium, 1985

Others