Chris Kim, Professor

Chris Kim

Telephone: (612) 625-2346 

Fax: (612) 625-4583 

Email: chriskim-at-umn-dot-edu





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 spent a year at Intel Corporation where he performed research on variation-tolerant circuits, on-die leakage sensor design and crosstalk noise analysis. He joined the electrical and computer engineering faculty at University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, in 2004. 

Prof. Kim is the recipient of the University of Minnesota Taylor Award for Distinguished Research, SRC Technical Excellence Award, NSF CAREER Award, Mcknight Foundation Land-Grant Professorship, 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award, DAC/ISSCC Student Design Contest Awards, IBM Faculty Partnership Awards, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Outstanding Young Author Award, ISLPED Low Power Design Contest Awards, and the Intel Ph.D. Fellowship. He is an author or coauthor of 200+ papers, and regularly publishes in top conferences and journals such as ISSCC, IEDM, VLSI, CICC, IRPS, and JSSC. His current research interests include digital, mixed-signal, and memory circuit design for silicon and non-silicon (flextronics and spintronics) technologies.