Wonjae Shin received B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in 2005 and 2007, respectively, and a Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University (SNU), South Korea, in 2017. From 2007 to 2014, he was a Member of the Technical Staff at the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology and Samsung Electronics Company Ltd., South Korea, where he contributed to next-generation wireless communication networks, especially for 3GPP LTE/LTE-advanced standardizations. From 2016 to 2018, he was a visiting scholar and postdoctoral research fellow at Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA. He is an associate professor with the School of Electrical Engineering at Korea University, Seoul, South Korea. Prior to joining Korea University, he was a Faculty Member at Pusan National University, Busan, and Ajou University, Suwon, South Korea. His research interests include the design and analysis of future wireless communication systems, such as interference-limited networks and machine learning for wireless networks.
Dr. Shin was awarded the Fred W. Ellersick Prize and the Asia-Pacific Outstanding Young Researcher Award from the IEEE Communications Society in 2020, the ICTC (International Conference on ICT Convergence) Best Workshop Paper Award in 2022, the Journal of Korean Institute of Communications and Information Sciences (J-KICS) Best Paper Award in 2021, the Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award from SNU in 2017, the Gold Prize from the IEEE Student Paper Contest (Seoul Section) 2014, and the Award of the Ministry of Science and ICT of Korea in IDIS-Electronic News ICT Paper Contest 2017. He was a co-recipient of several awards from the SAIT Patent Award (2010), the Samsung Journal of Innovative Technology (2010), the Samsung Humantech Paper Award (2010), and the Samsung CEO Award (2013). He was recognized as an Exemplary Reviewer by the IEEE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS LETTERS in 2014 and the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMMUNICATIONS in 2019. He was also awarded several fellowships from Samsung Ph.D. Fellowship in 2014 and the SNU Long-Term Overseas Study Scholarship in 2016. He is currently an Editor for the IEEE OPEN JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATIONS SOCIETY.