Youngmin Kim (김영민) Ph.D. 
 Assistant Professor (Mar. 2015 ~ present)

 Contact information
     tel: +82-2-940-5213



l University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Ph.D. at Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, May 2003 – Dec. 2007

-       Dissertation : Exploiting Interactions between Integrated Circuit Design and  Manufacturing

M.S. at Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Apr. 2003

l Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Aug. 1999

-       Thesis : Multi-User Video Conferencing System using TCP/IP (with Visual C++)


Research Experience

l Qualcomm Incorporated, San Diego, California, Oct. 2007 – July 2009

   Senior Engineer, Physical Design Team, Qualcomm CDMA Technologies

-       Investigating the 45nm/32nm technology process and design methodologies

-       Investigating low power methodology for Qualcomm’s new digital chips

l University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Sep. 2002 – Aug. 2007

   Graduate Student Research Assistant (Full-time), VLSI Design/Automation LAB, SSEL working with Prof. Dennis Sylvester

-       Implemented inductance extraction tool, INDIGO based on the PEEC circuit modeling technique using C++ STL

-       Investigated performance metrics for interconnect stacks in terms of bandwidth and power

-       Minimizing path delay/leakage sensitivity to lithographic focus variations based on iso/dense features

-       Investigated interactions between IC design and manufacturing

-       Post lithography simulation, line end shortening, and diffusion rounding

l Blaze-DFM, Sunnyvale, California, Oct. 2006 – Mar. 2007

   Intern, software engineer

-       Involved in investigating Ingra-Gate Biasing

-       Implemented post-lithography sign-off modules

l Mentor Graphics Corporation, Wilsonville, Oregon, July 2005 – Oct. 2005

   Intern, Calibre Team, Deep Submicron Division

-       Involved in investigating the impact of the metal dummy-fills

-       Implemented simple metal-fills impact prediction models

l Samsung Electro-Mechanics, Suwon, Korea, Aug. 1999 – Oct. 2000

   Researcher, Strategic Technology Team, Digital Group.

-       Involved in PCB design for USB/IEEE 1394 PC camera module

-       Researched CCD and CMOS sensor

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