Jinhang Choi


  • Current Ph.D. Student, Computer Science & Eng., PennState Univ., University Park, USA.
  • M. Eng., Feb. 2010, Computer & Communication Eng., Korea Univ., Seoul, Korea. (GPA 3.84/4.5)
      • Thesis: A Novel Thermal Simulation Framework to Reflect Ambient Changes (advisor: Prof. Sung Woo Chung)
  • B. Eng., Feb. 2008, Computer Science & Eng., Korea Univ., Seoul, Korea. (GPA 3.87/4.5)
Research Interests

  • Computer Architecture, Energy-efficient/Low-power computing system, Parallel processing techniques; Dynamic power/thermal management
  • Systematic/Architectural Design and Support for Machine Learning
Selected Publications

Int'l Conference W.-Y. Tsai, Jinhang Choi, T. Parija, P. Gomatam, C. R. Das, J. Sampson, and V. Narayanan Co-Training of Feature Extraction and Classification Using Partitioned Convolutional Neural Networks Proceedings of the 45th Design Automation Conference (DAC) June 22, 2017 https://doi.org/10.1145/3061639.3062218 
Int'l Journal H.B. Jang, Jinhang Choi, I. Yoon, S.-S. Lim, S. Shin, N. Chang, and S.W. Chung Exploiting Application/System-dependent Ambient Temperature for Accurate Microarchitectural Simulation IEEE Transactions on Computers, 62 (4): 705–715 April 1, 2013 http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TC.2012.24 
Int'l Conference H.B. Jang, Jinhang Choi, I. Yoon, S.-S. Lim, S. Shin, N. Chang, and S.W. Chung Exploiting Application-dependent Ambient Temperature for Accurate Architectural Simulation Proceedings of the 28th IEEE International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD), 502–508, Amsterdam, Netherlands October 6, 2010 http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCD.2010.5647639 
Int'l Conference D. Shin, J. Kim, Jinhang Choi, S.W. Chung, E.-Y. Chung, and N. Chang Energy-Optimal Dynamic Thermal Management for Green Computing Proceedings of IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), 652–657, San Jose, CA, USA November 5, 2009 http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1687399.1687520 
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Working Experience

Microsystems Design Laboratory (MDL), Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA.
  • June 2016 – Present, Research Assistant.
    • Keywords
      • Systematic/Architectural Design and Support for Deep Neural Networks (DNNs)
      • The Next Generation of Neuromorphic Computing

  • Jan. 2014 – June 2015, Chief Technology Officer & System Architect.
    • Keywords
      • Apache Hadoop based scalable Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) system

Research & Development / MiddleWare team, NexStreaming Corp., Korea.
  • Oct. 2013 – Dec. 2013, Software Architecture Consultant.
  • Jan. 2010 – Sep. 2013, Engineer with performing alternative military service (Mar. 5, 2010 – Mar. 4, 2013)
    • Keywords
      • Real-Time Streaming/Transport Protocol
      • HTTP-based Streaming(, especially Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP) Protocol
      • Character Encoding analysis
      • Open Source License infringement verification

System on Chip & Microprocessor Research Laboratory (SMRL), Korea Univ., Korea.
  • Mar. 2008 – Feb. 2010, Research Assistant.
    • Keywords
      • Power/Temperature-Aware Microarchitecture
      • Dynamic Power/Thermal Management
  • July 2006 – Feb. 2008,  Undergraduate Research Student.
    • Keyword
      • Migrating Computation
Teaching Experience

  • Aug. 2015 – May 2016 Teaching Assistant, Data Structures and Algorithms (CMPSC 465), PennState Univ.
  • Mar. 2008 – July 2008 Teaching Assistant, Computer Architecture (CNCE250), Korea Univ.
    • Simple MIPS implementation using Verilog HDL.
    • Architectural performance simulation using Simplescalar.
Award and Honors

  • General Scholarship, Korea University, Fall 2009
  • ASPLOS XIV Travel Grant, Association for Machinery (ACM), Spring 2009.
  • The 2nd stage of Brain Korea 21 (BK21) Scholarship, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MEST), Republic of Korea, 2008-2009.
  • College Scholarship, Korea University, 2004-2006
  • Semester High Honors, Korea University, Fall 2007; Fall 2004.

  • E-mail: jpc5731 [at] psu dot edu, cepiross [at] gmail dot com, cepiross [at] korea dot ac dot kr
Jinhang Choi,
Sep 20, 2017, 6:27 PM