Youngsoo Shin
Professor, Department of EE, KAIST

291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141, Korea
Phone: +82-42-350-3479 / Fax: +82-42-351-9895
Email: youngsoo at ee.kaist.ac.kr
Office: NanoSoC S-207



Short biography

Youngsoo Shin received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electronics engineering from Seoul National University, Korea. From 2000 to 2001, he was with the University of Tokyo, Japan, as a Research Associate; from 2001 to 2004, he was with IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA, as a Research Staff Member. He joined the Department of Electrical Engineering, KAIST, Korea, in 2004, where he is currently a Professor.

Academic honors

  • IEEE Fellow, 2017 (for contributions to design tools for low power, high speed VLSI circuits and systems)
  • ACM Senior Member, 2013
  • IEEE CEDA Outstanding Service Recognition, 2019
  • Best Paper Award, Int. Symp. on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED), 2005
  • Nominated for Best Paper Award, Int. Symp. on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED), 2007
  • Best Paper Award, Int. SoC Design Conf., 2015
  • Best Paper Award, Int. SoC Design Conf., 2006
  • Invitation Fellowship for Research in Japan, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), 2016
  • IP Excellence Award, 4th LSI IP Design Award, Japan, 2002
  • Department Faculty Teaching Award (우수강의상), Dept. of EE, KAIST: spring semester of 2018
  • Department Faculty Teaching Award (우수강의상), Dept. of EE, KAIST: fall semester of 2016
  • Department Faculty Teaching Award (우수강의상), Dept. of EE, KAIST: fall semester of 2012
  • Department Faculty Teaching Award (우수강의상), Dept. of EE, KAIST: spring semester of 2008


Academic activities
  • Chair, ACM SIGDA Korea Chapter (2014)
  • Associate Editor: IEEE TCAD (2012-2017)
  • Associate Editor: IEEE Design & Test (2016-2018)
  • Associate Editor: ACM TODAES (2011-2014)
  • General Chair: ASP-DAC (2018)
  • TPC Chair: ICCD (2014)
  • TPC Chair: VLSI-SoC (2015)
  • Executive Committee: ICCAD (2013-2015)
  • Steering Committee: ASP-DAC (2013-2015)
  • General Secretary, ASP-DAC (2008)
  • TPC Secretary, ASP-DAC (2011)
  • Finance Chair, FPT (2012)
  • Industry Liaison, CASES (2006)
  • Special Session Chair, VLSI-SoC (2017)
  • Special Session Chair, ISLPED (2011)
  • Track Chair: ASP-DAC (2008, 2009, 2010, 2012)
  • Track Chair: ICCAD (2004)
  • Track Chair (2010) and Vice-Chair (2011): ISLPED
  • Track Chair: VLSI-SoC (2014)
  • Member-at-Large, ACM SIGDA Low-Power Technical Committee (LPTC), 2010-
  • TPC Member: DAC (2009, 2010, 2014, 2015), ICCAD (2003-2005, 2015), ASP-DAC (2006-2010, 2012), ISLPED (2003-2012), SIGDA Ph.D. Forum at DAC (2005-2011), IEDEC (2012), ISCAS (2006), ASICON (2005), ICESS (2005), ALPS (2006), ISVLSI (2009), ASQED (2009, 2011), VLSI-SoC (2014)
  • 분과위원장/공동위원장, 한국반도체학술대회 (2011, 2012)
  • Tutorial Chair, ISOCC (2007, 2008)
  • LG전자 미래기술포럼 자문교수 (2011~2013)
  • Visiting Professor, Osaka University, Feb. 2017