Keun Soo YIM, Ph.D.

I am an experimental computer scientist, solving challenging problems at Google. My current research interests are in software engineering productivity and quality.



(Left)In 2007 (Right)In 2018 withmy father

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), Illinois, USA

Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

    • M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    • Thesis title: Studies on Compressed Memory Architectures and Decentralized Communication Systems for Ubiquitous Computing
    • Period: 03/01/2003-02/25/2005

Yonsei, Seoul, Korea

    • B.Sc. in Computer Science and Industrial System Engineering
    • B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    • Completed a Program for Informatics Specialist
    • Period: 03/02/1999-02/24/2003


Research and Development Experience

  • Software Engineer (Tools and Infra) / Engineering Manager (current rank), Google, Mountain View, California, USA [09/10/2012-Present]
    • Project: Engineering Productivity (EngProd) for Android Platform (05/2018-Present)
    • Project: TL/M, Vendor Test Suite (VTS) in Project Treble (02/2016-Present)
    • Project: Founding member, Cloud Android (version 2 now public) (02/2015-03/2016)
    • Project: Sr. member, EngProd for Ads Spam Detection System (2012-01/2015)
  • RA, Information Trust Institute, UIUC, Illinois, USA [01/2012-09/2012, 08/2008-05/2011]
    • Project: Trustworthy Cyber Infrastructure for the Power Grid (TCIP & TCIPG)
  • Research Intern, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, USA [05/23/2011-08/12/2011]
    • Project: Productive, Easy-to-use, Reliable Computing System (PERCS)
  • Software Engineering Intern, Google, Inc., Chicago, USA [05/18/2010-08/20/2010]
  • R&D Staff Member / Project Leader (final rank), Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), Yongin, Korea [02/2005-07/31/2008]
    • Project: TL/M, Embedded Software for Next-Gen Flash Memory-based Storage Systems
    • Project: Founding member, Real-Time Operating System for Consumer Electronics
  • Research Intern, National Institute of Information and Communication Technology (NICT), Yokosuka, Japan [01/2005-02/2005]
  • RA & TA, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea [03/2003-2004/12]
  • Software Engineer (Freelancer), venture companies, Seoul, Korea [1999-2002]