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


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]