Chung is a full-time professor of radio communication engineering at Korea University and is currently serving as the steering committee chair of Satellite Communication (SatCom) Forum in Korea. He is a former president and now a president emeritus of the Korean Institute of Communications and Information Sciences (KICS), a member of National Academy of Engineering of Korea, a senior member of IEEE COMSOC, IT, and VT, and a KICS Fellow.
He served as the chair of 2.3GHz IMT-WiBro Project Group (PG702) in Telecommunications Technology Association (TTA), which is a standard development organisation (SDO) in Korea. He also has served as the chair of KICS Mobile Communication Technical Activity Group, the chair of Wireless Technology Committee in 5G Forum of Korea, and the chair of Radio Advisory Committee in Ministry of Science & Information.
He is a recipient of Dr. Irwin Jacobs Award sponsored by Qualcomm Inc., for his contribution to research on mobile communication technologies and has received numerous other awards for best papers and services, including Presidential Meritorious Services Award and Minster’s Meritorious Services Award from Korean Government.
Chung received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, San Diego in 1987 and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California, Irvine in 1989 and 1993, respectively.