Professor Choon Ki Ahn (), Ph.D, SMIEEE [M06-SM12]
School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea.

Email: hironaka@korea.ac.kr

Professor Office: Room #506, Engineering Building, Phone: +82-2-3290-4831

Education / Career

  • Crimson Professor of Excellence, College of Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea. [June 2016 ~ present]
  • Full Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea. [Sep. 2012 ~ present]
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical & Automotive Engineering, Seoul National University of Science & Technology, Seoul, Korea. [Sep. 2010 ~ Aug. 2012]
  • Assistant Professor, Division of Electronics and Control Engineering, Wonkwang University, Korea. [Mar. 2008 ~ Aug. 2010]
  • Senior Research Engineer, Digital Printing Division, Digital Media Business, Samsung Electronics, Suwon, Korea. [Sep. 2006 ~ Feb. 2008]
  • Ph.D, School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. [Mar. 2002 ~ Aug. 2006]
  • M.S, Department of Electrical Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea. [Mar. 2000 ~ Feb. 2002]
  • B.S, School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea. [Mar. 1996 ~ Feb. 2000]

Awards / Reputation

  • Presidential Young Scientist Award (2017) [For pioneering contributions to multi-dimensional systems, state estimations, and intelligent controls]
  • #1 Ranking in Electrical/Electronic Engineering among Korean young professors based on paper quality (2016)
  • #2 Ranking in entire areas of Engineering among Korean young professors based on paper quality (2016)
  • Outstanding Reviewer, Automatica for 2016-2017
  • Best Associate Editor Award, Journal of Electrical Engineering & Technology (2017)
  • Crimson Professor Award of Excellence, College of Engineering, Korea University (2016) [For outstanding research contributions]
  • Early Career Research Award, ITRC, Korea University (2015)
  • Excellent Research Achievement Award, EE, Korea University (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Excellent Teaching Award, Korea University (Control Engineering, 2015, 2016)
  • IJCAS Academic Activity Award, International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems (2014, 2015)
  • IEEE CSM paper: "The world's first tutorial and survey on FIR state estimation"
    • Yuriy S. Shmaliy, Shunyi Zhao, and Choon Ki Ahn, "Unbiased Finite Impluse Response Filtering: An Iterative Alternative to Kalman Filtering Ignoring Noise and Initial Conditions", IEEE Control Systems Magazine, Volume 37, Issue 5, October 2017, pp. 70-89.
  • IEEE TCAS1 paper: "Most Cited Articles" published in the last 5 years for IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I
    • Choon Ki Ahn, Peng Shi, and Michael V. Basin, "Deadbeat Dissipative FIR Filtering", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Paper, Vol. 63, No. 8, August 2016, pp. 1210-1221.
  • IEEE TCAS2 paper: "Most Cited Articles" published in the last 5 years for IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II
    • Choon Ki Ahn, "l2-l Elimination of Overflow Oscillations in 2-D Digital Filters Described by Roesser Model with External Interference", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, Vol. 60, No. 6, June 2013, pp 361-365.
  • IEEE TAC paper: #6 ranking in the "Top 50 Most Popular Articles" for IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control
    • Choon Ki Ahn, Peng Shi, and Michael V. Basin, "Two-Dimensional Dissipative Control and Filtering for Roesser Model", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 60, No. 7, July 2015, pp. 1745-1759.
  • IEEE TCAS2 paper: "Most Cited Articles" published in the last 5 years for IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II
    • Choon Ki Ahn, "l2-l Suppression of Limit Cycles in Interfered Two-dimensional Digital Filters: A Fornasini-Marchesini Model Case", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, Vol. 61, No. 8, August 2014, pp 614-618.
  • NODY paper: "5 Key Papers" in Nonlinear Dynamics, Springer
    • Choon Ki Ahn, "Output Feedback H Synchronization for Delayed Chaotic Neural Networks", Nonlinear Dynamics, Vol. 59, Num. 1-2, January 2010, Pages 319-327.
  • EPJE paper: #1 ranking in the "Top 20 Articles" in the field of Neural Networks [BioMedLib™]
    • Choon Ki Ahn, "Exponentially Convergent State Estimation for Delayed Switched Recurrent Neural Networks", European Physical Journal E, Vol. 34, No. 11, November, 2011, 122.
  • NODY paper: "5 Popular Papers" in Nonlinear Dynamics, Springer
    • Choon Ki Ahn, "Neural Network H Chaos Synchronization", Nonlinear Dynamics, Vol. 60, Num. 3, May 2010, Pages 295-302.
  • IEEE Senior Member [M06-SM12]
  • Top 100 Engineers of the World, IBC, Cambridge, England. [June, 2010]
  • Excellent Professor Research Achievement Award, Wonkwang University [May, 2010]
  • Listed in Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century, 2010
  • Listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World, 2010, 2011.
  • Bronze Medal, Human-tech Paper Contest, Ministry of Education & Samsung Electronics. [Feb, 2001]
  • Scholarship from Samsung Electronics [Oct, 2003 ~ Aug, 2006]
  • Silver Medal, Seoul Mathematics Contest, Ministry of Education

 Journal Editor (International)

Journal Editor (Domestic)

Service

  • Director for Business, Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems (ICROS), Korea, 2017.
  • Director for Cooperation, Institute of Electronics and Information Engineers (IEIE), Korea, 2017.
  • Director for Scientific Research, Information & Control, Korean Institute of Electrical Engineers (KIEE), Korea, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.
  • International Program Committee, Asian Control Conference, Kitakyushu, Japan, 2019.
  • International Technical Program Committee, Chinese Control and Decision Conference, Shenyang, China, 2018
  • Special Sessions Chairs, IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics, Singapore, 2018.
  • Regional Program Co-Chairs, International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems, PyeongChang, Korea, 2018.
  • Special Sessions Chairs, International Conference on Intelligent Control and Information Processing, Hangzhou, China, 2017.
  • Program Committee Members, International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems, Daegu, Korea, 2017.
  • Program Committee Members, International Conference on Computer Science and its Applications, Taichung, Taiwan, 2017.
  • Organizing Members, International Conference on Innovative Computing, Information and Control, Kurume, Japan, 2017.
  • Program Vice-Chairs, International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Technologies and Applications, Taichung, Taiwan, 2017.
  • International Relation Co-Chairs, International Conference on Control, Automation, and Systems, Jeju, Korea, 2017.
  • Special Sessions Chairs, 32nd ICROS Annual Conference, Kangwon, Korea, 2017.
  • Program Committee Member, International Conference on Information Science and Technology, Da Nang, Vietnam, 2017.
  • Organizing Members, International Conference on Innovative Computing, Information and Control, Harbin, China, 2016.
  • Workshop & Tutorials Co-Chairs, International Conference on Control, Automation, and Systems, Busan, Korea, 2015.
  • Special Sessions Chairs, 27th ICROS Annual Conference, Seoul, Korea, 2012.
  • Organizing committee, Jeonbuk division, ICROS & IEEK, Jeonju, Korea, 2011.
  • Workshop & Tutorials Co-Chairs, International Conference on Control, Automation, and Systems, Ilsan, Korea, 2010.
  • Committee, Embedded NURI Center, Wonkwang University.
  • Committee, Center for IT-BT Business Incubator, Wonkwang University.
  • International Conference Proceeding Referee (IEEE CDC, American Control Conference, IFAC World Congress).
  • IET member, IEICE member, IEEK member, KIEE member, ICROS member.

Invited Lectures

  • "Rapid Control Prototyping Using MATLAB", Digital Appliance, R&D Center, Samsung Electronics. [Dec. 2006]
  • "Design Optimization of Motor Controller Using MATLAB", Digital Appliance, R&D Center, Samsung Electronics. [Jan. 2007]
  • "DC Motor Controller and Its Auto-tuning System", Digital Printing, R&D Center, Samsung Electronics. [June. 2007]
  • "uC-OS II RTOS Based Embedded Multi-threading", Digital Printing, R&D Center, Samsung Electronics. [Aug. 2007]
  • "Chaos Synchronization and Its Applications", Chonbuk National University. [Dec. 2009]
  • "A New Control Method for Regenerative Braking of Electric Vehicles", Korean Society of Automotive Engineers [Aug. 2011]
  • "Electric Motors and Applications", Hyundai NGV [June. 2012]
  • "Electric Motors and Applications", Hyundai NGV [Sep. 2012]
  • "Electric Motors and Applications", Hyundai NGV [Dec. 2012]
  • "Electric Motor Systems and Performances", Hyundai NGV [June. 2013]
  • "Electric Motor Systems and Performances", Hyundai NGV [Oct. 2013]
  • "Electric Motor Systems and Performances", Hyundai NGV [April 2014]
  • "A paper that gave me good motivations for research: Feedback stabilization of linear systems with delayed control ", ICROS 2014 [May 2014]
  • "Electric Motor Systems and Performances", Hyundai NGV [Aug. 2014]
  • "Electric Motor Systems and Performances", Hyundai NGV [Feb. 2015]
  • "Unsolved Problems in 2-D (n-D) System Theory", POSTECH [July 2015]
  • "Electric Motor Systems and Performances", Hyundai NGV [Aug. 2015]
  • "How to write a good journal paper for graduate students", ICCAS 2015 [Oct. 2015]
  • "Electric Motor Systems and Performances", Hyundai NGV [Feb. 2016]
  • "Electric Motor Systems and Performances", Hyundai NGV [June 2016]
  • "Recent Advances in FIR Filtering", Harbin Engineering University [Aug. 2016]
  • "A Great Research Team for FIR Filtering", Seoul National University [Sep. 2016]
  • "Receding Horizon Filtering: Recent Trends and Results", Northwestern Polytechnical University [Oct. 2016]
  • "Robust Control and Filtering: LMI Approach", Shanghai Maritime University [Nov. 2016]

Consultation

  • U.S. patent reviewer, Digital Media Business, Samsung Electronics, Suwon, Korea.
  • Real Gain, Co., Ltd, Seoul, Korea.
  • Electronics Research Information Center, Seoul National University

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