Chan-Byoung Chae is the Underwood Distinguished Professor in the School of Integrated Technology, College of Engineering, Yonsei University, Korea. He was with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, CA, USA as a Visiting Associate Professor in 2017.
He was a Member of Technical Staff (Research Scientist) at Bell Laboratories, Alcatel-Lucent, Murray Hill, NJ, USA from June 2009 to Feb 2011.
Before joining Bell Laboratories, he was with the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow under the supervision of Vahid Tarokh.
He received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The University of Texas (UT), Austin, TX, USA in 2008 under the supervision of Robert W. Heath, Jr., where he was a member of the Wireless Networking and Communications Group (WNCG).
Prior to joining UT, he was a Research Engineer at the Advanced Research Lab., the Telecommunications R&D Center, Samsung Electronics, Suwon, Korea, from 2001 to 2005.
He was a Visiting Scholar at the WING Lab, Aalborg University, Denmark in 2004 and at University of Minnesota, MN, USA in August 2007 to work with Nihar Jindal.
While at Samsung, he participated in the IEEE 802.16e and 3GPP standardization, where he made several contributions and filed a number of related patents.
His current research interests include wireless mobile networks and nano (molecular) communications.
He has served/serves as an Editor for the IEEE Communications Magazine (2016-present), the IEEE Trans. on Wireless Communications (2012-2017), the IEEE Trans. on Molecular, Biological, and Multi-scale Comm. (2015-present), the IEEE Wireless Communications Letters (2016-present), the IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid (2010-2011), the IEEE ComSoc Technology News (2014), and the IEEE/KICS Jour. of Comm. Networks (2012-present).
He has been a Guest Editor for the IEEE Jour. Sel. Areas in Comm. (special issue on molecular, biological, and multi-scale comm.) 2014-2015 and the IEEE Access (special section on molecular communication networks).
He is an IEEE Senior Member.
Dr. Chae was the recipient/co-recipient of the IEEE/KICS Jour. Comm. Nets. Best Paper Award (2018), the Outstanding Achievement Award (Highly Cited Researcher) from Yonsei University (2018), the Award of Excellence in Leadership of 100 Leading Core Technologies for Korea 2025 from the National Academy of Engineering of Korea (2017), the Underwood Distinguished Professor Award (2016), the Outstanding Teaching Award (2017) from Yonsei University, the Yonam Research Award from LG Yonam Foundation (2016), the Outstanding Professor Award from IITP (2016), the Best Young Professor Award from the College of Engineering, Yonsei University (2015), the IEEE INFOCOM Best Demo Award (2015), the IEIE/IEEE Joint Award for Young IT Engineer of the Year (2014), the KICS Haedong Young Scholar Award (2013), the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine Best Paper Award (2013), the IEEE ComSoc AP Outstanding Young Researcher Award (2012), the IEEE VTS Dan. E. Noble Fellowship Award (2008), two Gold Prizes (1st) in the 14th/19th Humantech Paper Contests, and the KSEA-KUSCO scholarship (2007). He also received the Korea Government Fellowship (KOSEF) during his Ph.D. studies.