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Keun Soo YIM is an experimental computer scientist who is trying to bridge the gap between industry and academia. He currently solves challenging practical problems at Google, Inc. His current research interests are software engineering productivity and quality. He can be contacted at his lastname (at) google (dot) com.

 Name in other languages:
  임근수
  任根洙 (本貫: 長興)

 Education


08/15/2008-09/07/2012

 

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

- Ph.D. in Computer Science
- Thesis title: From Experiment To Design: Fault Characterization and Detection in Parallel Computer Systems Using Computational Accelerators

- Thesis defended at Sep. 7, 2012.

- Degree conferred at May 12, 2013.

03/01/2003-02/25/2005

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

03/02/1999-02/24/2003


Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

- B.Sc. in Computer Science and Industrial System Engineering
- B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- Completed a Program for Informatics Specialist


 Research and Development Experience

09/10/2012-Present

Senior Software Engineer, Tools and Infrastructure (current rank), Google, Inc., Mountain View, California, USA
- Project: Cloud Infrastructure for Android and Mobile Apps (2015/02-)
- Project: Engineering Productivity of Advertisement Spam Detection Systems (2012-2015/01)

01/2012-09/2012
08/2008-05/2011

RA, Information Trust Institute, UIUC, Illinois, USA
- Project: Trustworthy Cyber Infrastructure for the Power Grid (TCIP & TCIPG)

05/23/2011-08/12/2011

Research Intern, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, USA
- Project: Productive, Easy-to-use, Reliable Computing System (PERCS)

05/18/2010-08/20/2010

Software Engineering Intern, Google, Inc., Chicago, USA

02/01/2005-07/31/2008

R&D Staff Member / Project Leader (final rank), Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), Yongin, Korea

01/2005-02/2005

Research Intern, National Institute of Information and Communication Technology (NICT), Yokosuka, Japan

03/2003-2004/12

RA & TA, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

1999-2002

Software Engineer (Freelancer), venture companies, Seoul, Korea


 Major Research Areas


 - Software Engineering for Big Data and Open Source Software

 - Experimental System Security for Cloud and Mobile Computing

 - Co-designed Failure Detection for CPU-GPU Hybrid Computers

 - Flash Memory Based Storage System Optimization

 - Embedded Real-Time Operating Systems

 - Low-Power Wireless Sensor Network Protocols



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