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Hoi-Jun Yoo

   Professor ( Ph.D.)

¤ıBiography

Hoi-Jun Yoo (M¡¯95 ~ SM¡¯04 ~ F¡¯08) graduated from Electronic Department of Seoul National University and received MS and Ph.D. degrees from Electrical Engineering, KAIST. He was the VCSEL pioneer in Bell Communications Research at Red Bank, NJ. USA and Manager of DRAM design group at Hyundai Electronics designing from 1M DRAM to 256M SDRAM.

Currently, he is a full professor of Department of Electrical Engineering at KAIST and the director of the System Design Innovation and Application Research Center (SDIA). From 2003 to 2005, he served as the full time Advisor to the Minister of Korean Ministry of Information and Communication for SoC and Next Generation Computing. His current research interests are Bio Inspired IC Design, Network on a Chip, Multimedia SoC design, Wearable Healthcare Systems, and high speed and low power memory. He has published more than 250 papers, and wrote or edited 5 books, ¡°DRAM Design¡±(1997, Hongneung), ¡°High Performance DRAM¡±(1999 Hongneung), ¡°Low Power NoC for High Performance SoC Design¡±(2008, CRC), ¡°Mobile 3D Graphics SoC¡±(2010, Wiley), and ¡°BioMedical CMOS ICs¡±(Co-editing with Chris Van Hoof, 2010, Springer), and many chapters of books.

Dr. Yoo received the Korean National Medal for his contribution to Korean DRAM Industry in 2011, the Electronic Industrial Association of Korea Award for his contribution to DRAM technology the 1994, Hynix Development Award in 1995, the Korea Semiconductor Industry Association Award in 2002, Best Research of KAIST Award in 2007, Design Award of 2001 ASP-DAC, Outstanding Design Awards of 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011 A-SSCC, and Korean Scientist of the Month Award (Dec. 2010). He is a member of the executive committee of Symposium on VLSI, and A-SSCC. He was the TPC chair of the A-SSCC 2008, a guest editor of IEEE JSSC and IEEE T-BioCAS. He was the TPC Chair of ISWC(International Symposium on Wearable Computer) 2010, IEEE Fellow, IEEE Distinguished Lecturer(¡¯10-¡¯11), Far East Chair of ISSCC(¡®10-¡®11), and currently ISSCC Technology Direction Sub-committee Chair and an associate editor of IEEE TCAS-II.
¤ıContact Information
#1221, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (E3-2)
KAIST, 373-1, Guseong-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, 305-701, Republic of Korea
Tel: +82-42-350-3468
Fax: +82-42-350-3410
Email: hjyoo@kaist.ac.kr