Wan Choi (S’03–M’06–SM’12-F’20) ) is Professor of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. From Feb. 2007 to Feb. 2020, he was Professor of School of Electrical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, Korea. He received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), Seoul National University (SNU), Seoul, Korea, in 1996 and 1998, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin in 2006. From 1998 to 2003, he was a Senior Member of the Technical Staff of the R&D Division of KT, Korea, where he researched 3G CDMA systems.
He is the recipient of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Jack Neubauer Memorial Award (Best System Paper Award) in 2002. He also received the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Dan Noble Fellowship Award in 2006, the IEEE Communication Society Asia Pacific Young Researcher Award in 2007, Haedong Young Scholar Award from KICS in 2012, and the Irwin-Jacobs Award from Qualcomm and KICS in 2015. While at the University of Texas at Austin, he was the recipient of William S. Livingston Graduate Fellowship and Information and Telecommunication Fellowship from Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC), Korea. He is an Area Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications from Aug. 2022 and an Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology from Apr. 2011. He served as the Executive Editor Chair for the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2019- 2021) and Executive Editor (2014-2019). He was also an Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2009-2014), for the IEEE Wireless Communications Letter (2012-2017), and as Guest Editor for the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications. He is a Fellow of IEEE.