Opportunity for MS and PhD in South Korea

Networking Lab of Kyung Hee University (KHU), South Korea is looking for applications from bright and enthusiastic students intending to pursue research-based higher study on communications and networking for the upcoming spring semester, which will be started from March 2015

Few words about Networking Lab, Kyung Hee University:

Networking Lab has commenced its expedition towards immense realm of research in the field of communications and advanced networking in the year 1999, under the guidance of Professor Choong Seon Hong. Since then this lab is performing quality research in this area. Mission of the lab is to perform innovative research in the areas of Internet networking. Members of the lab are investigating wireless/mobile & Future Internet such as routing protocols and algorithms, transport & MAC layer protocols, resource management & service protocols, performance evaluations of networking systems, mobile communication systems, network control & management, network security and so on. Research environment of the lab is a combination of earnest endeavor of quality students from different countries sharing a wide variety of state-of-the-art of technological knowledge. We strongly believe that our dedicated effort will certainly add values to operation towards improving the environment of information and communication technology (ICT).


· Conduct high quality research in emerging areas of wireless networking, mobile computing, multimedia communications, network security, Future Internet, cloud computing and IoT Services.
· Disseminate research results through journal and conference publications, technical reports, and public domain software.
· Train students and personnel in state-of-the-art networking technology. Develop workforce to meet needs of the “Networking Corridor” in the World.
· Interact with industries and research organizations for collaborations, technology transfer, student internships and placements.
· Work on the state-of–the-art research projects for industries.
· Foster interdisciplinary research programs.

Ongoing research areas:

1. Wireless/Mobile Networking
2. Cognitive Radio Networks
3. Network Security
4. Ad hoc Networks
5. Future Internet Issues (CCN, SDN, Cloud Computing, etc)
6. Body Sensor Networks
7. Machine to Machine Networks
8. IoT (Internet of Things) Services
9. Network Management
10. Web Services
11. Software Platforms
12. Software Defined Networking/Network Function Virtualization
13. 5G Networking
14. Cloud Computing
15. Data Center Network
16. Vehicular Networking

For more information, please visit our site https://networking.khu.ac.kr


Networking lab offers the following schemes to support educational and living expenses:

1. Monthly scholarship for the students

i. During MS Course : 7,00,000 KRW
ii. During PhD Course 1,000,000 KRW

2. Full tuition fees for both MS and PhD Courses
3. Government Health Insurance
4. Full support to expenditures for attending international conferences

*We believe that the above scholarship is not short for living in Korea.

Students completing their PhDs from Networking Lab might get the following opportunities

1. Continuing post-doctoral research
2. Employment opportunity at Korean IT companies, universities, research institutes, etc.

To qualify primarily for the scholarship, applicants should have:

· For MS leading PhD Candidates:

o BS or BE in the field related to Information and Computer Engineering Technologies or Electronic Engineering.
o Preferably IELTS band score 6.0 or Equivalent TOEFL score (213 CBT) or corresponding English capability
o Excellent academic back ground, preferably CGPA 3.5 and above

· For PhD Candidates:

o MS, MCS or M.Sc. in the field related to Information and Communication Technologies
o Preferably IELTS band score 6.0 or Equivalent TOEFL score (213 CBT) or corresponding English capability
o Excellent academic back ground, preferably CGPA 3.5 and above
o Preference will be given to the candidates having publications in well-known conferences and journals

· Documents from all candidate students will be scrutinized first and a small number of them will be contacted for further documents. The final notification will be given by December 15, 2014

Interested candidates are requested to e-mail cshong@khu.ac.kr along with the following documents ASAP.

1. Academic curriculum vita
2. Field of interest not more than 100 words
3. Scanned copy of certificates, transcripts, documents that prove other stated qualifications.

For further assistance and information, e-mail to any of the following addresses: cshong@khu.ac.kr