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Seongbo Shim (심성보)
Ph.D. graduate, μComputing Lab., EE, KAIST

291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141, Korea
Phone: +82-42-350-5479 / Fax: +82-42-351-9895
Email: sbshim at kaist.ac.kr
Office: NanoSoC S-204



Personal Information
  • Date of Birth: Sep., 10th, 1981
  • Hobbies: photography, croquis, golfing, swimming

Educations
  • Seoul National University, Dept. of Physics B.S. (2000.3 ~ 2004.8)
  • Seoul National University, Dept. of Physics M.S. (2004.9 ~ 2006.8)
  • Samsung Electronics, Semiconductor R&D Center (2006.8 ~ 2013.2)
  • KAIST, School of Electrical Engineering Ph.D. (2013.3 ~ 2016.8)

Miscellaneous Experiences
  • Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award (2017.01)
    • Awarded by KAIST President to one Ph.D. graduate out of all graduates of EE department in year 2016
  • IDEC 뉴스레터 기술동향칼럼 기고 (2016. 06)
  • Travel grant award at SIGDA Ph.D Forum, DAC 2016 (2016.06)
  • 2015 박사과정 연구실적 연차 우등상 수상 (2016.04)
  • Tutorials: Physical design and mask optimization for DSA, ASP-DAC (2016.01)
  • Travel grant award at ACM student research competition (SRC), ICCAD (2014.11, 2015.11)
  • Special session organizer: VLSI-SoC (2015.10)
  • TPC member: VLSID 2016
  • Invited talks: Next generation lithography conference (2015.04, 2016.04, 2017.07), VLSI-SoC (2015. 10), ICICDT (2016. 06), APCCAS (2016.10)
  • Travel grant award at SIGDA student research forum, ASP-DAC (2015.01)
  • Richard newton young fellow award, DAC (2013.06)

Research Interests
  • Design for manufacturability (DFM)
  • Mask synthesis and optical proximity correction (OPC) 
  • Lithography-aware physical design
  • Computational lithography and CAD for directed self-assembly lithography (DSAL)
  • Clock tree synthesis with mesh and crosslink
  • Thermal analysis 
  • Machine learning
  • Neuromorphic

Publications
  • Journal Papers
      1. Seongbo Shim and Youngsoo Shin, "Machine learning-guided etch proximity correction," IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 1-7, Feb. 2017. PDFpaper
      2. Seongbo Shim and Youngsoo Shin, “Fast verification of guide patterns for directed self-assembly lithography," IEEE Transactions on CAD of Integrated Circuits and Systems, accepted for publication.
      3. Seongbo Shim, Suhyeong Choi, and Youngsoo Shin, "Light interference map: a prescriptive optimization of lithography-friendly layout,"  IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 29, pp.44-49, Feb. 2016PDFpaper
      4. Seongbo Shim, Woohyun Chung, and Youngsoo Shin, “Lithography defect probability and its application to physical design optimization,” IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 271-285, Jan. 2017. PDFpaper
      5. Seongbo Shim, Jae Wook Lee, and Youngsoo Shin, "An analytical approach to thermal design and optimization with a temperature-dependent power model," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I, vol. 62, no. 3, pp. 1-9, Mar. 2015. PDFpaper
      6. Seongbo Shim and Youngsoo Shin, "Topology-oriented pattern extraction and classification for synthesizing lithography test patterns," Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS (JM3), vol. 14(1), no. 013503, pp. 1-12, Jan. 2015. PDFpaper
    • Conference Papers
      1. Wachirawit Ponghiran, Seongbo Shim, and Youngsoo Shin, "Cut mask optimization for multi-patterning directed self-assembly lithography", Proc. Design, Automation & Test in Europe (DATE), Mar. 2017.
      2. Seongbo Shim, Suhyeong Choi, and Youngsoo Shin, "Machine learning-based 3D resist model," Proc. SPIE Advanced Lithography, Feb. 2017.
      3. Seongbo Shim, Suhyeong Choi, and Youngsoo Shin, "Machine learning (ML)-based lithography optimization," Proc. Asia Pacific Conf. on Circuits and Systems (APCCAS), Oct. 2016.
      4. Seongbo Shim, Woohyun Chung, and Youngsoo Shin, "Placement optimization for MP-DSAL compliant layout,"Proc. Int'l Conf. on IC Design & Technology (ICICDT), June 2016.
      5. Seongbo Shim, Woohyun Chung, and Youngsoo Shin, "Redundant via insertion for multiple-patterning directed-self-assembly lithography," Proc. Design Automation Conf. (DAC), June 2016.
      6. Kiwon Yoon, Seongbo Shim, and Youngsoo Shin, "Crosslink insertion for minimizing OCV clock skew," Proc. IEEE Int'l Symp. on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), May 2016.
      7. Woohyun Chung, Seongbo Shim, and Youngsoo Shin, "Redundant via insertion in directed self-assembly lithography," Proc. Design, Automation & Test in Europe (DATE), Mar. 2016. 
      8. Seongbo Shim and Youngsoo Shin, "Etch proximity correction through machine-learning-driven etch bias model," Proc. SPIE Advanced Lithography, Feb. 2016.
      9. Suhyeong Choi, Seongbo Shim, and Youngsoo Shin, "Machine learning (ML)-guided OPC using basis functions of polar Fourier transform," Proc. SPIE Advanced Lithography, Feb. 2016.
      10. Seongbo Shim and Youngsoo Shin, "Mask optimization for directed self-assembly lithography: inverse DSA and inverse lithography," Proc. Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conf. (ASPDAC), Jan. 2016.
      11. Seongbo Shim, Woohyun Chung, and Youngsoo Shin, "Defect probability of directed self-assembly lithography: fast identification and post-placement optimization," Proc. Int'l Conf. on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), Nov. 2015.
      12. Suhyeong Choi, Seongbo Shim, and Youngsoo Shin, "Electrothermal analysis with generalized boundary conditions," Proc. Int'l SoC Design Conf. (ISOCC), Nov. 2015.
      13. Seongbo Shim and Youngsoo Shin, "Physical design and mask optimization for directed self-assembly lithography (DSAL)," Proc. Int'l Conf. on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI-SoC), Oct. 2015. 
      14. Woohyun Chung, Seongbo Shim, Inhak han, and Youngsoo Shin, "Identifying redundant inter-cell margins and its application to reducing routing congestion," Proc. Design, Automation & Test in Europe (DATE), Mar. 2015.
      15. Seongbo Shim, Sibo Cai, Jaewon Yang,  Seunghune Yang, Byungil Choi, and Youngsoo Shin, "Verification of direct self-assembly (DSA) guide patterns through machine learning," Proc. SPIE Advanced Lithography, Mar. 2015.
      16. Seongbo Shim and Youngsoo Shin, "Synthesis of lithographic test patterns through topology-oriented pattern extraction and classification," Proc. SPIE Advanced Lithography, Feb. 2014.
      17. Seongbo Shim, Yoojong Lee, and Youngsoo Shin, "Lithographic defect aware placement using compact standard cells without inter-cell margin," Proc. Asia South Pacific Design Automation Conf. (ASPDAC), Jan. 2014.
      18. Seongbo Shim, Minyoung Mo, Sangmin Kim, and Youngsoo Shin, "Analysis and minimization of short-circuit current in mesh clock network," Proc. Int'l Conf. on Computer Design (ICCD), Oct. 2013.