Yong-Bin Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea, in 1960. He received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Sogang University in Seoul, South Korea, in 1982, the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees both in electrical and computer engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology and Colorado State University, in 1989 and 1996, respectively. From 1982 to 1987, Dr. Kim was with Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute(ETRI) in Daejon, South Korea as a Member of Technical Staff, and was involved in telecommunication chip designs. From 1990 to 1993, he was with Intel Corp. as a Senior Design Engineer, and was involved in microcontroller chip design and Intel Pentium Pro microprocessor chip design. From 1993 to 1996, he was with Hewlett Packard Co., Fort Collins, Colo, USA, as a Member of Technical Staff, and was involved in HP PA-8000 RISC microprocessor chip design. From 1996 to 1998, he was with Sun Microsystems, Palo Alto, Calif, USA, as an Individual Technical Contributor, and was involved in 1.5 GHz Ultra Sparc5 CPU chip design. From 1998 to 2000, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering of University of Utah. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University. His research focuses on high-speed low-power digital and analog VLSI circuit design, Physical CAD, and system-on-chip design methodology.
Biography Updated on 25 November 2007