HyunJin Kim is an associate professor in the School of Electronics and Electrical Engineering at the Dankook University, Republic of Korea. He received a PhD in Electronics and Electrical Engineering (2010), a master degree (1999) and a bachelor degree (1997) in Electrical Engineering, all from Yonsei University, the Republic of Korea. He enjoyed his studies as a visiting researcher at the University of California, Irvine. (2018.8~2019.7). He worked as the mixed-signal VLSI circuit designer at Samsung Electromechanics for three years. (2002.02 ~ 2005.01). In addition, He is a senior engineer in the field of flash memory controller project at the Memory Division of Samsung Electronics (2010.04 ~2011.08). He worked as a visual basic database programmer in his military service (1998.08~2001.10).
His current research interests reside in the realm of hardware-friendly AI structure and implementation, deep neural network implementation, embedded & parallel system and system-on-chip (SoC) design, in particular, approximate & stochastic computing for neural network implementation methodology, fast string matching system, and energy-aware embedded system. Additionally, he extends his research area based on his research history in analogue and digital VLSI design circuit design.
He has published over about 80 technical articles including 34 international journals and 6 international patents. He currently serves as a vice-president in the Institute of Semiconductor Test of Korea.