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Kihong Park is a Research Scientist at Electrical Engineering Program, Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering (CEMSE) Division, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), working with Professor Mohamed-Slim Alouini in the Communication Theory Laboratory (CTL).

Education and Early Career

He received Joint M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree in the School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University, Korea in 2011. He was a visiting student in Texas A&M University at Qatar for one year in 2008-2009. He joined KAUST as a Postdoctoral Fellow in April, 2011. Since 2015, he is currently working as a Research Scientist.

Scientific Interest

Optical wireless communication, physical layer security, unmanned aerial vehicle communication, and their performance analysis.

Honors and Awards

He received the Award for Outstanding Researcher at School of Electrical Engineering Korea University, Korea, in 2010. He was a recipient of SABIC Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, KAUST in 07/2012-06/2013.

Professional Memberships

M.Sc. and Ph.D. in School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University (03/2005 – 03/2011)

B.S. in Electrical, Electronic and Radio Engineering, Korea University, Korea (03/ 1997 – 02/2005)

Awards and Distinctions

Award for Outstanding Researcher at School of Electrical Engineering Korea University, Korea (02/2010)
SABIC Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, KAUST, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Additional Bonus granted for Outstanding Researchers (07/2012–06/2013)

Selected Publications

Oubei, H. M., Li, C., Park, K.-H., Ng, T. K., Alouini, M.-S., & Ooi, B. S. (2015). 23 Gbit/s underwater wireless optical communications using directly modulated 520 nm laser diode. Optics Express, 23(16), 20743. doi:10.1364/oe.23.020743
Park, K.-H., Wang, T., & Alouini, M.-S. (2013). On the Jamming Power Allocation for Secure Amplify-and-Forward Relaying via Cooperative Jamming. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 31(9), 1741–1750. doi:10.1109/jsac.2013.130908
Ki-Hong Park, Young-Chai Ko, & Alouini, M. (2013). On the Power and Offset Allocation for Rate Adaptation of Spatial Multiplexing in Optical Wireless MIMO Channels. IEEE Transactions on Communications, 61(4), 1535–1543. doi:10.1109/tcomm.2013.012913.110290