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Junho Park, the First Korean to Receive the IEEE AP-S C.J. Reddy Educational Grant

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Junho Park (Academic advisor: Professor Wonbin Hong), a doctoral student in the Department of Electrical Engineering at POSTECH, has been selected to receive the 2020 IEEE AP-S C.J. Reddy Educational Grant from the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society/IEEE AP-S.

The IEEE AP-S C.J. Reddy Educational Grant is awarded annually to less than 5 students who have demonstrated outstanding research achievements who show great potential to achieve exceptional accomplishments in the future.

Park is a brilliant student who has won at major academic conferences of IEEE AP-S in Asia, Europe and North America with three different papers with different research topics.

In 2018, Park received the 1st Prize Best Paper Award from IEEE ISAP 2018, one of the top three major academic societies of IEEE AP-S, and the Best Student Paper from IEEE European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2020) in April 2020. In addition, he was the first Korean to win the 1st Prize Best Student Paper at the 2020 IEEE AP-S/URSI, 2020 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting in July 2020.

The winners’ papers – including Park’s paper – are set to be published in the IEEE Antenna and Propagation Magazine.