Jihong Park

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Associate Professor

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Office #: 1.202.02
Pillar / Cluster: Information Systems Technology and Design
Research Areas:Artificial and Augmented Intelligence, Data Science, Networked and Autonomous Systems
Jihong Park

Biography

Jihong Park is an Associate Professor at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and serves as the Deputy Director for the Future Communications Research and Development Programme (FCP) in Singapore. Before joining SUTD in 2024, he was a Lecturer at Deakin University, Australia. He obtained his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, in 2009 and 2016, respectively. He was a Post-Doctoral Researcher at Aalborg University, Denmark, from 2016 to 2017, and at the University of Oulu, Finland, from 2018 to 2019. His recent research focuses on AI-native semantic communication and distributed machine learning for 6G. He frequently organizes and serves as a Program Committee Member for conferences and workshops, including IEEE GLOBECOM, ICC, and INFOCOM, as well as NeurIPS, ICML, and IJCAI. He has been the co-recipient of several prestigious awards, including the 2023 IEEE Communication Society Heinrich Hertz Award and the 2022 FL-IJCAI Best Paper Award. Recently, he co-chaired the 2023 IEEE GLOBECOM Symposium on Machine Learning for Communications. Dr. Park is an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Communications, a Senior Member of IEEE, and has been named in Stanford’s list of the World’s Top 2% Scientists.

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