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Professor

Research
Interests 
  • CMOS Analog Integrated Circuit (IC) Design
  • Display Driver ICs for LCD/OLED Displays with
    Active Non-Uniformity Compensation
  • Power Management ICs: LDO Regulator, Switch-Mode DC-DC Converter, and Energy-Harvesting Interfaces
  • Low-Noise High-SNR CMOS Readout IC (ROIC)
  • Medical (X-ray/CT) CMOS Image Sensors and Photon-Counting Detectors
  • Large-Area Electronics (LAEs) with Poly-Si and
    a-Si:H TFTs Fabricated on Glass/Plastic Substrates
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Hyun-Sik Kim, Ph.D.
Education​
 
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea

​Feb. 2011 - Feb. 2014

Academic Advisor: Prof. Gyu-Hyeong Cho

M.S. in Electrical Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea

Feb. 2009 - Feb. 2011

Academic Advisor: Prof. Gyu-Hyeong Cho

B.S. in Electronic Eng., Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea

​Mar. 2005 - Feb. 2009

Graduation as the Campus Valedictorian (Top Rank: 1 of 3,000)

Associate Professor

School of Electrical Engineering

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Contact Info.
Professional​
Experience
Associate Professor
School of Electrical Engineering, KAIST, Korea

​Mar. 2022 - Present

Assistant Professor
School of Electrical Engineering, KAIST, Korea

​Mar. 2019 - Feb. 2022

Assistant Professor
Dept. of Display Engineering, Dankook University, Korea

Sept. 2015 - Feb. 2019

Senior Researcher
SAMSUNG Display Co., Ltd., Korea

​Mar. 2014 - Aug. 2015

OLED TV Development / OLED Module / LCD Yield Enhancement

E-mail: hyunskim (at) kaist.ac.kr

Tel.: +82-42-350-7457

Location: Rm #4223​, E3-2 B/D

Awards
& Honors
KAIST Technology Innovation Award
College of Engingeering in KAIST, Dec. 2022

Best Teaching Award (EE571, Advanced Electronic Circuits)
School of Electrical Engingeering in KAIST, Oct. 2022

IDEC Best Lecture Award 
IC Design Education Center (IDEC), June 2021

Best Teaching Award 
Dankook University, Feb. 2017

Predoctoral Achievement Award 2013-2014

IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society, Feb. 2014

Best Student Paper Award of IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits

IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Seoul Chapter, May 2014​

Gold Medal, 19th SAMSUNG Human-Tech Paper Award

SAMSUNG Electronics Co., Ltd., Feb. 2013

Gold Medal, 18th SAMSUNG Human-Tech Paper Award

SAMSUNG Electronics Co., Ltd., Feb. 2012

Bronze Medal, 17th SAMSUNG Human-Tech Paper Award

SAMSUNG Electronics Co., Ltd., Feb. 2011​

Academic
Activities
Senior Member of IEEE (Solid-State Circuits Society)

Technical Program Committee (TPC), 2021 - present
Session Chair of Power Managements in 2021 - 2022
IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC)

Technical Program Committee (TPC), 2017 - present
Session Chair of Power Managements in 2017 - 2022

IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference (A-SSCC)

Organizing Committee (Publication), 2019 - 2020
Technical Program Committee (TPC), 2017 - 2018

RF/Analog Circuit Workshop, IEIE

Technical Reviewer

IEEE JSSC / IEEE TCAS-1 / IEEE TCAS-2 / IEEE JDT / IEEE T.VLSI
IEEE Sensors J. / IEEE J-ESTPE / IEEE TED / JSTS / NIMA / EL​ / IEEE TIE

Invited
Talks
"Advancing Power Management IC assisted by Switched-Capacitor Circuits"

IEEE-CASS Korea-Japan Workshop, KAIST, Korea, Jan. 2023​

"Cutting-Edge Design Innovations in Mobile and Micro Display Driver ICs"

Display Solution, System LSI, Samsung Electronics, Hwaseong, Korea, Dec. 2022​

Tutorial: "LDO Regulators - From Basics to Recent Design Trends"

IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits (A-SSCC), Taipei, Taiwan, Nov. 2022

"IC Design Innovations in Flat-Panel Display Driving System"

Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials (KIMM), Daejeon, Korea, Oct. 2022​

"Design of Ultra-Compact and High-Resolution Display Driver ICs"

The 22th RF/Analog Circuit Workshop, IEIE, Jeju, Korea, Sept. 2022

"Recent Trends in Design of Compact and High-Resolution Display Driver ICs"

ChungCheong Display Development Forum (hosted by K-IDS), Dankook Univ., Cheonan, Korea, Aug. 2022

"Advanced Power Management ICs: from ULP IoTs to HPC Datacenter Applications"

Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI), Virtual, Korea, Mar. 2022

"Advancing Power Management IC assisted by Switched-Capacitor Circuits"

Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), Daejeon, Korea, Dec. 2021

"Advancing Power Management IC assisted by Switched-Capacitor Circuits"

Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Virtual, Nov. 2021​

"Advanced Display Driving Techniques with Real-Time Pixel Non-Uniformity Compensation for Long-Life OLED TVs"

International Meeting on Information Display (IMID) 2020, Virtual, Aug. 2020​

"OLED Display Driving Technique with Real-Time Pixel Nonuniformity Compensation"

Optics & Photonics Taiwan, International Conference (OPTIC) 2019, Taichung, Taiwan, Dec. 2019​

"ISSCC 2019 Review Workshop: Power Converters"

IEEE SSCS Seoul Chapter, Ewha Womans Univ., Seoul, May 2019​

"Design of OLED Driver ICs for High-Quality Displays"

Analog/Power IC Design Workshop (IEIE), Pangyo, May 2019

"Design Innovations in CMOS Driver Integrated Circuits for LCD and OLED Displays: from High Color-Depth LCD to OLED-Uniformity Compensation"

Liquid Crystal Institute (LCI), Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA, Nov. 2018

"Design of Low-Dropout (LDO) Regulator Circuits"

IC Design Education Center (IDEC), KAIST, Daejeon, 2018 - 2019

"Low Noise Design in Large-Area Optical Imager Electronics"

HiDeep Inc., Pangyo, June 2018

"Piezoelectric and Photovoltaic Energy-Harvesting Circuits"

Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER), Daejeon, Sept. 2017

"ISSCC 2017 Review Workshop: DC-DC Converters and Digital Regulators"

IEEE SSCS Seoul Chapter, Ewha Womans Univ., Seoul, May 2017​

"LED Control IC and Energy-Harvesting Technologies for IoT Platform"

Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER), Daejeon, May 2017

"R&D Trend Seminar: Open the door to Photon-Counting Detector"

Rayence Co., Ltd., Hwaseong, Aug. 2016​

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