May 5, 2004
The College of Engineering honored Hyong S. Kim, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering as the first Drew D. Perkins Professor of Advanced Networking and Communications. A reception was held at the Schenley Park Visitor Center on May 5, 2004 to present Professor Kim with the chair appointment.
Kim's work in computer networking and advanced switch architectures includes designing, evaluating, and demonstrating a high-speed ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) network for multimedia applications. Winning the NSF Young Investigator Award in 1995, three of his papers were included in the IEEE Press collection on networking. He has advised more than 20 M.S. and Ph.D. students.
John Anderson, CIT Dean, highlighted Kim's accomplishment in a memo to CIT faculty and staff: