Rae-Hong Park was born in Seoul, Republic of Korea, in 1954. He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electronics engineering from the Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, in 1976 and 1979, respectively, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, in 1981 and 1984, respectively. In 1984, he joined the Faculty of the Department of Electronic Engineering, School of Engineering, the Sogang University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, where he serves currently as a Professor. In 1990, he spent his sabbatical year as a Visiting Associate Professor with the Computer Vision Laboratory, Center for Automation Research, the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA. In 2001 and 2004, he spent sabbatical semesters at the Digital Media Research and Development Center, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (DTV image/video enhancement). His current research interests are video communication, computer vision, and pattern recognition. He served as an Editor for the Korea Institute of Telematics and Electronics (KITE) Journal of Electronics Engineering from 1995 to 1996. Park was the recipient of a 1990 Postdoctoral Fellowship presented by the Korea Science and Engineering Foundation (KOSEF), the 1987 Academic Award presented by the KITE, the 2000 Haedong Paper Award presented by the Institute of Electronics Engineers of Korea (IEEK), the 1997 First Sogang Academic Award, and the 1999 Professor Achievement Excellence Award presented by Sogang University.
Biography Updated on 27 July 2012