Nano-Devices Lab


  • Associate Professor
  • N5 Building, Room 2311
  • Phone : +82-42-350-1717
  • Fax : +82-42-350-1710
  • E-mail : y.h.kim@kaist.ac.kr
1991.03-1995.02 B.S in Physics, Seoul National University
1995.09-2000.07 Ph.D in Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA (with Prof. Richard M. Martin)
Professional Experience
2010.06-Present Assistant & Associate Professor, School of Electrical Engineering & Graduate School of EEWS, KAIST
2006.08-2010.06 Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Seoul 
2004.04-2006.07 Assistant Professor, School of Computational Sciences, Korea Institute for Advanced Study
2002.03-2004.03 Postdoctoral Researcher, Materials and Simulation Center, California Institute of Technology, USA (with Prof. William A. Goddard III)
2000.08-2002.02 Humboldt fellow, Lehrstuhl fur Theoretische Chemie, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany (with Prof. Andreas Gorling)
2002.09-2002.12 Fellow, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, University of California at Los Angeles
1995.08-2000.07 Teaching and research assistant, Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Honors and Awards

2017.07 Nano Korea Research Innovation Award – Minister Award (Ministry of Science, ICT, & Future Planning)

2016.10 KAIST Research, Education, Development, & Business Project Outstanding Achievement (KAIST)

2015.03 Outstanding Achievement Award - EDISON Simulation S/W Development (National Research Foundation)

2011.10 Outstanding Alumni Award (Korea Institute for Advanced Study)

2007.11 Hynix Best Lecture Note Award (Korean Society for Engineering Education)

2006.08 Best Oral Presentation Award (IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference)

2002 Fall IPAM fellowship for the "Mathematics in Nanoscale Science and Engineering" program (Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, UCLA, U.S.)

2001-2002 Humboldt Fellowship (Humboldt Foundation, Germany)