Wan-Young Chung was born in Gyungpook Province, South Korea, in 1961. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in electronic engineering from Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea, in 1987 and 1989, respectively and a Ph.D. degree in sensor engineering from Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan in 1998. Furthermore, Chung received another D.S. degree in technology in electrical and information engineering from the University of Oulu, Finland in 2009. From 1993 to 1999, he served as an Assistant Professor at Semyung University. Between 1999 and 2008, Chung worked as an Associate Professor at Dongseo University. From 2008 to now, he works as a Professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering, Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea. Presently, Chung occupies the position of the Vice Dean of Graduate School of Industry at Pukyong National University. In addition, he is mainly interested in ubiquitous healthcare system based on a wireless sensor network. In 2001, he was awarded Best Award of Korean Patient Property. Chung was also awarded Silver Medal in Korea Venture Fair in 2002 and Best Scientific Researcher Award of the Year from The Korean Sensor Society in 2007. He is an Associate Editor of International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems and an Editorial Board Member of Sensor Letters and Journal of Healthcare Engineering, respectively.
Biography Updated on 2 December 2010