Chris H. Kim, Professor

Kim holding cobi board
Email: chriskim-at-umn-dot-edu
Mailing address: 200 Union Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455


Professor Chris H. Kim is currently the Louis John Schnell Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the Distinguished Mcknight University Professor at the University of Minnesota. He 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 Awards, IBM Faculty Partnership Awards, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Outstanding Young Author Award, the ICCAD Ten Year Retrospective Most Influential Paper Award, ISLPED Low Power Design Contest Awards, and ISLPED Best Paper Awards. 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 semiconductor reliability, hardware security, memory circuits, radiation effects, time-based circuits, beyond-CMOS technologies, machine learning hardware, and quantum-inspired computing. He is an IEEE fellow.