University of Pittsburgh
September 18, 2002

Pitt Student Honored at International Telecommunications Conference

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September 18, 2002

PITTSBURGH—Hak-Ju Kim, a Ph.D. candidate in telecommunications in the University of Pittsburgh's School of Information Sciences, won the Grand Prize in the student paper competition at the 14th Biennial Conference of the International Telecommunications Society (ITS), held last month in Seoul, South Korea. The paper was titled "The Principle of Modularity to the Internet QoS Service Model Design."

ITS is an association of professionals in the information sector established to provide a forum where academic, private sector, and government communities can meet to share research results and solutions to problems, identify pressing new problems and issues, and form new relationships and approaches to address those issues. ITS is an independent, nonaligned, and not-for-profit organization with a worldwide network of about 400 members.