Pro. Young-Tak KimYoung-Tak Kim graduated Yeungnam Univ. in 1984, and received Master Degree and Ph.D. degree from KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) in 1986 and 1990, respectively. He joined Korea Telecom (KT) in March 1990, where he had researched and developed an ATM Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) Switching System, and networking technologies of the ATM Highway for Korean Information Infrastructure.

Currently he is a professor of the Department of Information and Communication Engineering, College of Engineering in Yeungnam Univ., Korea.

He has performed many research projects in the area of “High-speed Telecommunications Networking” and “Network Operations and Management,” including the development of TMN/GDMO agent platform and the development of network simulator for ATM transit networking with OP-NET. Currently he is the director of government supported University IT Research Center (ITRC) which is developing “QoS-guaranteed Traffic Engineering and Multimedia Service Platform in the Broadband convergence Network (BcN).”

He had been working as a visiting scholar in NIST (National Institute of Standard and Technology), USA, where he was involved in the development of the GMPLS Network Simulator for next generation optical Internet, called GLASS (GMPLS Lightwave Agile Switching Simulator) (

His research interests include QoS-guaranteed inter-AS traffic engineering and broadband mobile Internet service provisioning on a broadband converged wired & wireless network environment.

Prof. Young-Tak Kim is a member of IEEE Communication Society (ComSoc), KICS (Korea Institute of Communication Society), KISS (Korea Information Society), KIPS (Korea Information Processing Society), and Korea Multimedia Society. He has been working as an organization committee member of APNOMS (Asia Pacific Network Operations and Management Symposium) and IEEE NOMS-2004 (Network Operations and Management Symposium). In May 2005, he has been elected as the Technical Program Chair of IEEE CNOM (

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