Go To Mainpage



 
Professor : Yang-Kyu Choi
 
 
 
Department of Electrical Engineering KAIST
291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-701, Republic of Korea 

Office : 82-42-350-3477
Fax: 042-350-3477 
E-mail : ykchoi@ee.kaist.ac.kr
Lab home page :  http://nobelab.kaist.ac.kr
 
 
 
 
 
 Education
      Ph. D.  University of California, Berkeley, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences. 2001.
        M.S. University of California, Berkeley, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences. 1999.
        M.S Seoul National University, Physics. 1991.
        B.S

Seoul National University, Physics Education. 1989.

 
 Professional Experience
2011 -          Professor at KAIST
2006 - 2010 Associate Professor at KAIST
2004 - 2006 Assistant Professor at KAIST
2001 - 2003

Postdoctoral Researcher at University of California-Berkeley

Consultant for TSMC(Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company)

1991 - 1997 Hynix (Hyundai Electronics), Inc Korea
 
 
 Awards and Honors
  • Awarded as The scientist of the Month for July 2006” from the Ministry of Science and Technology in Korea.
 
  • Award of Academic Excellence, KAIST, 2009.
 
  • Award of Innovative Technology, KAIST, 2011.
 
  • Sakrison Memorial Prize for best dissertation and outstanding research at the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences in the University of California-Berkeley.
 
  • Development of Unified Random Access Memory to combine DRAM and Flash memory was introduced in major daily newspapers as well as MBC, KBS, and YTN on July 2008 (Reported at Nikkei Asia in Japan).
 
  • Development of 8nm World Record Smallest Non-volatile Flash Memory Device was introduced in major daily newspapers as well as MBC, KBS, and YTN on March 2007 (Reported at Nikkei Asia in Japan).
 
  • Development of the bio-transistor was published in Nature Nanotechnology and introduced in major daily newspapers as well as MBC, KBS, and YTN on June 2007.
  • Development of 3nm World Record Smallest Transistor was introduced in major daily newspapers as well as MBC, KBS, and YTN on March 2006. (Reported at EE Times and United Press International in U.S. and Nikkei Asia in Japan)
  • Best Student paper award (advisee student) from 2008 Symposium of VLSI Technology. patents.
 
  • Best poster paper award (advisee student), IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conferences 2006.
  • One of best papers of “International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium”, 2001. 
 
  • Awarded as The scientist of the Month for July 2006” from the Ministry of Science and Technology in Korea.
 
  • Award of Academic Excellence, KAIST, 2009.
 
  • Award of Innovative Technology, KAIST, 2011.
 
  • Award of Excellent Teaching (Spring), KAIST, 2006.
 
  • Sakrison Memorial Prize for best dissertation and outstanding research at the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences in the University of California-Berkeley.
 
  • Development of Unified Random Access Memory to combine DRAM and Flash memory was introduced in major daily newspapers as well as MBC, KBS, and YTN on July 2008 (Reported at Nikkei Asia in Japan).
 
  • Development of 8nm World Record Smallest Non-volatile Flash Memory Device was introduced in major daily newspapers as well as MBC, KBS, and YTN on March 2007 (Reported at Nikkei Asia in Japan).
 
  • Best poster paper award (advisee student), IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conferences 2006.
  • One of best papers of “International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium”, 2001.
 
  • Best student paper of “International Silicon-on-Insulator Conference”, 2001.
 
  • Biographical profile was published in 57th Marquis Who’sWho in America (2002)
 
  • Interview with MBC News Desk at 9pm for Nano-CMOS (January 2, 2000: Special Issues in New Millennium).
 
  • Article, “Ultra-thin Body SOI MOSFET for Deep-Sub-Tenth Micron Era” was reported in EE Times (Wednesday, December 08, 1999), and Microelectronics Technology Alert (Friday, December 17, 1999).
 
 
 
 Research Interests
  
 Semiconductor devices, nanoscale transistor, quantum phenomena in nano-devices, biosensor based on transistor, nanofabrication, bio-mimesis with nanofabrication, etc.

 

 Publications

More than 220 papers, 1 book, 2 book chapters

List of publications is available at the web site:  http://nobelab.kaist.ac.kr   

 
 Books

[1] Book: “Investigation on Schottky-Barrier MOSFET for Memory Application” (Lambert Academic    Publshing), 2010

[2] Book chapter: Advances in Solid State Circuit Technologies Edited by Paul K. Chu

Yang-Kyu Choi and Jin-Woo Han, Chapter 4 “Evolutionary Memory: Unified Random Access Memory (URAM),” pp.55-80, Intech, 2010

[3] Book chapter: “Semiconductor Devices” (Dooyang Publisher), Co-author to charge of chapter: 8, 9,  and 10, 2010 nanofabrication, bio-mimesis with nanofabrication, etc.

 

 Patents

* 12 USA, 9 Japan, 4 China, 5 British, 5 France, and 5 German were granted. 

* 91 Korea patents were granted.