Chris H. Kim, Professor

Telephone: (612) 625-2346 wide
Fax: (612) 625-4583 
Email: chriskim-at-umn-dot-edu
Office: Keller Hall 4-161
Mailing address: 200 Union Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Professor Chris H. Kim received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Seoul National University and a Ph.D. degree from Purdue University. He joined the University of Minnesota in 2004 where he is currently a professor. Prof. Kim is the recipient of the University of Minnesota’s Taylor Award for Distinguished Research, SRC Technical Excellence Award for his “Silicon Odometer” research, Council of Graduate Students Outstanding Faculty Award, NSF CAREER Award, Mcknight Foundation Land-Grant Professorship, 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award, DAC/ISSCC Student Design Contest Award (2 times), IBM Faculty Partnership Award (3 times), IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Outstanding Young Author Award, the ICCAD Ten Year Retrospective Most Influential Paper Award, ISLPED Low Power Design Contest Award (4 times), and ISLPED Best Paper Award (2 times). He is an author/coauthor of 200+ journal and conference papers and has served as a technical program committee member of several circuit design and semiconductor device conferences.  His group has expertise in digital, mixed-signal, and memory IC design, with emphasis on circuit reliability, hardware security, memory circuits, radiation effects, time-based circuits, beyond-CMOS technologies, and machine learning hardware design. He is an IEEE fellow.