Members

Principal Investigator

Chul Kim (김 철)

Assistant Professor, Department of Bio and Brain Engineering, Program of Brain and Cognitive Engineering, KAIST

Adjunct Professor, School of Electrical Engineering, KAIST Institute for Health Science and Technology, KAIST

Senior member, IEEE

Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems (TBioCAS)

Email: kimchul@kaist.ac.kr

Tel: +82-42-350-7305

Office: E16-1, Room 508, KAIST, 291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141, South Korea

Research interests:

Energy-efficient integrated circuits and systems for wireless brain–body-machine interfaces including;

1) Neural interfaces (neural recording and stimulation)

2) Transcutaneous wireless power delivery and data communication

3) Low power data transceiver for body area networks

Awards:

1) Predoctoral Achievement Award 2017-2018, IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society

2) Shunichi Usami Ph.D. Thesis Design Award 2017-2018, Bioengineering Department, UC San Diego

3) Gold Prize 16th Human-Tech Thesis Prize Contest, Samsung Electronics

Invited talks:

1) “Energy-Efficient Integrated Biomedical Circuits and Systems for Unobtrusive Neural Recording and Wireless Body-Area Networks” Boston University, Mar., 2018, Virginia Tech, Apr. 2018; University of Waterloo, Apr. 2018; IEEE International SoC Design Conference, Daegu, South Korea, Nov. 2018.

2) "Design of Miniaturized Wireless Power Receivers for mm-sized Implants” 2017 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), Austin, TX, Apr. 2017.

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Ph.D. Students

Jaeseok Choi (최재석)

Email: jaesuk.choi@kaist.ac.kr

Background: Electrical engineering

Co-advisor: Prof. Minkyu Je (EE, KAIST)

Hongkyun Kim (김홍균)

Email: hongkyun.kim@kaist.ac.kr

Background: Electrical engineering

Yechan Park (박예찬)

Email: yechan.park@kaist.ac.kr

Background: Electrical engineering

Co-advisor: Prof. Minkyu Je (EE, KAIST)

M.S. Students

Jaeouk Cho (조재욱)

Email: jjo2883@kaist.ac.kr

Background: Bioengineering

Sang-hyun Lee (이상현)

Email: hyun15@kaist.ac.kr

Background: Mechanical engineering

Wonyong Kim (김원용)

Email: 1yong2mail@kaist.ac.kr

Background: Bioengineering

Geunchang Seong (성근창)

Email: sks96007@kaist.ac.kr

Background: Bioengineering

Yonghee Chang (장용희)

Email: yonghee.chang@kaist.ac.kr

Background: Electrical Engineering

Dongyeol Seok (석동열)

Email: sukd10@kaist.ac.kr

Background: Bioengineering

Juntae Jang (장준태)

Email: makeend17@kaist.ac.kr

Background: Electrical Engineering

Undergraduate Students

Individual Research

Seungjae Yoo (유승재): Bio and Brain Engineering, Electrical Engineering, KAIST


Undergraduate Research Participation program (URP program)

Jungseok Hwang (황정석): Bio and Brain Engineering, KAIST

Minjae Kim (김민재): Bio and Brain Engineering, KAIST

Administrative Assistance

Jeehye Park (박지혜)