Kyoungro Yoon

Kyoungro Yoon

Kyoungro Yoon is a professor in School of Computer Science and Engineering at Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea. He received Ph.D. degree in computer and information science in 1999 from Syracuse University, USA. From 1999 to 2003, he was a Chief Research Engineer and Group Leader in charge of development of various product related technologies and standards in the field of image and audio processing at the LG Electronics Institute of Technology. In 2003, he joined Konkuk University as an assistant professor and has been a professor since 2012. He actively participated in the development of standards such as MPEG-7, MPEG-21, MPEG-V, JPSearch, and TV-Anytime and served as a co-chair for Ad Hoc Groups on User Preferences, chair for Ad Hoc Group on MPEG Query Format, chair for Ad Hoc Group on MPEG-V, chair for Ad Hoc Group on JPSearch and chair for the Metadata Subgroup of ISO/IEC JTC1 SC29 WG1 (a.k.a. JPEG). He also served as an editor of various international standards such as ISO/IEC 15938-12, ISO/IEC 23005-2/5/6, and ISO/IEC 24800-2/5. He has co-authored over 40 conference and journal publications in the field of multimedia information systems. He is also a inventor/co-inventor of more than 30 US Patents and 70 Korean Patents.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea