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Yongseok Yoo is an Assistant Professor in the department of Electronics Engineering at Incheon National University. He is the Principal Investigator of Brain & Information LabHis research interests include computational neuroscience, artificial intelligence, and quantum computing.

He earned his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He received M.S. and B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Seoul National University. His doctoral study was supported by the Fulbright scholarship and his master's by Moojin Science and Technology Foundation. 

During his doctoral study, he received the following awards and honors: Excellence Award from Hyundai Motor Company (2012), Poster Award from Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (2012), AKN Research Award from Association of Korean Neuroscientists (2010), Gatsby Cosyne Fellowship from Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London (2010), Academic Competitive Note from the University of Texas at Austin (2009), and Graduate Dean's Prestigious Fellowship Supplement Fellowship from the University of Texas at Austin (2009). 


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor, Incheon National University, Mar. 2017 - Present.

Assistant Professor, Hongik University, Sep. 2015 - Feb. 2017.

Senior ResearcherETRI, June 2014 - Aug. 2015.

Senior ResearcherSamsung Advanced Institute of Technology, July 2005 - July 2008.

Software EngineerINFNIS, July 2002 - Jan. 2003.

SergeantRepublic of Korea Army, Oct. 1998 - Dec. 2000. 


EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin (May 2014).

M.S. (Feb. 2005), B.S. (Aug. 2002) in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University.

Seoul Science High School (1993-1996).


AWARDS

Top 100 Future Technologies & Leaders AwardNational Academy of Engineering of Korea (2017).

Excellence Award, Hyundai Global Top Talent Forum, Hyundai Motor Company (2012).

Poster Award, KSEA Central Texas Regional Conference, Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (2012).

AKN Research AwardAssociation of Korean Neuroscientists (2010).

Gatsby Cosyne FellowshipGatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London, U.K. (2010).

Academic Competitive Note, University of Texas at Austin (2009-2010).

Graduate Dean’s Prestigious Fellowship Supplement Fellow, University of Texas at Austin (2009-2010).

Fulbright Graduate Study Award, U.S. Department of State (2008-2010).

Graduate Research Fellowship, Moojin Science and Technology Foundation (2003-2004). 

Superior Academic Performance Scholarship, Seoul National University (1996, 1997, 2001, 2002).


CONTACT

Department of Electronics Engineering
Incheon National University
119 Academy-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon 22012, Korea
Tel : +82 32-835-8453            
Fax : +82 32-835-0774
E-mail : yyoo [at] inu.ac.kr