Young B. Choi, Interdisc. Ph.D. (최영배)
After studying Computer Science, Statistics, Computer Networking, and Telecom, Dr. Choi worked for ETRI and SERI in Korea, and Broadxent, Inc., Birlasoft, Inc. and COMPAQ Computer Corporation in Silicon Valley, California. He also has been teaching and researching at James Madison University, The University of Missouri-Kansas City, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Kansas City Kansas Community College, KAIST, and Chonnam National University. Currently, he is a full Professor of Department of Engineering and a faculty member of the Institute for Cybersecurity of Regent University.
He is serving as an Associate Technical Editor and Guest Editor of the IEEE Communications Magazine and has been serving for the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials. He is also an Editorial Advisory Group member of a British publisher Cambridge Scholars Publishing in Computer Science and Computer Security areas.
His research interests are Business, Service & Network Managements in Secure Telecom, Cybersecurity, and Mobile and Wireless Information Security and Privacy Control in Healthcare. He published over 40 journal papers, over 100 conference papers, 13 book chapters and did numerous international technical contributions to TeleManagement Forum, ITU-T, ATM Forum, and DSL Forum, etc. He received several Best Paper Awards at the international conferences including Best Paper Award of the NOMS (Network Operations and Management Symposium) ‘96. He proposed the first truly accepted universal international Service Order Handling Model of telecom industry in the world in 1995 based on his Ph.D. dissertation work with advice of Dr. Adrian Tang and his significant technical contribution was recognized by receiving The Outstanding Contribution Award of the TeleManagement Forum in 1998.
He is a member of KSEA since 1990 and has been serving as an Executive Committee Member as Publication Director (four times) and Technical Councilor (two times) with several recognitions. He is serving for KAUPA (Korean American University Professors Association) as a Vice President since 2017.