[Press Release] SNU ECE Wins the most “Samsung Humantech Paper Awards” in the University Division

March 12, 2024l Hit 55

Seoul National University's (SNU’s) College of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), announced on the 5th that they have achieved great honor by winning numerous awards, including the Special Award in the university division, at the 30th Samsung Humantech Paper Award. The event was hosted by Samsung Electronics and co-sponsored by the Ministry of Science & ICT, and Joongang Ilbo.


ECE laboratories of professors Kyunghan Lee, Wooyoung Choi, Jongseon Roh, Jaejoon Kim, Wooseok Choi, Jinho Lee, and Jaehyouk Choi, received a total of 10 awards, including two gold awards. This achievement led them to be honored with the "Special Award for Most Awards in the University Division" and Professor Kyunghan Lee of SNU ECE also received the Special Award for Most Supervised Paper Submissions. Unlike individual awards that are presented individual recipients for their outstanding achievements, special awards are given to universities, high schools, and supervising professors who have demonstrated excellence in their performance.


In the university division, Seoul National University received gold awards (with a prize of 20 million won each) in three out of the ten individual award categories. Among these three gold awards, two were awarded to students from the ECE department. In the field of Communication and Networks, student Jongyun Lee was honored with the gold award for his paper on a learning-based congestion control technique designed to adapt in real-time to previously unseen network environments. In the area of Devices and Processes, student Jiseong Im was honored with the gold award for his paper on the implementation of a high-density and highly efficient three-dimensional AND-type fully parallel convolutional block.


Additionally, ECE students Seongjun Park and Jonghyun Go were awarded silver medals, while Jihee Kim, Wooseung Nam, Shinik Park, Jongseok Park, Jungwook Hong, and Hongsun Jang received honorable mentions.


The Humantech Paper Award was established in the year 1994 with the aim of identifying scientists and researchers who are to lead science and technology of the 21st century, among domestic and international university/graduate students and high school students. This year marks the 30th edition of the award, with a total of 1,189 papers submitted and 115 selected as award-winning papers. Seoul National University's ECE department has consistently produced numerous award winners at the Samsung Humantech Paper Award over the past years.

Source: https://ece.snu.ac.kr/ece/news?md=v&bbsidx=55410

Translated by: Jiyong Yoo, English Editor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, cyoo7@snu.ac.kr