Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of National University of Singapore
4/2015 - 6/2019
Globalfoundries Chaired Associate Professorship
1/2014 - 7/2019
Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of National University of Singapore
8/2007 - 12/2013
Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of National University of Singapore
4/2007 - 7/2007
Postdoctoral Scholar in the University of California, Riverside (Robert Haddon's group)
3/2004 - 3/2007
Scientist in the IBM-Stanford Spintronic Science and Applications Center (Stuart Parkin's group at the IBM Almaden Research Center).
1/2002 - 3/2004
Research Assistant (James Harris's group) working on long-wavelength photonic devices based on GaAs.
Consultant, LG electronics, San Jose, California.
7/2002 - 4/2003
Consultant, Intelligent Fiber Optic Systems, Sunnyvale, California. Design, growth and processing of in-line photo-detectors.
3/1998 - 9/2001
Staff Engineer, C&S Technology Inc., Seoul, Korea. MPEG4 chip design, development of video phone board and system.
Ph.D., Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, California Thesis title: Tunneling spectroscopy in junctions with magnetic and superconducting electrodes. Thesis advisors: Dr. Stuart Parkin, Prof. James Harris
M.S., Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, California
B.S., Department of Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea
Honors and Prizes
IEEE Distinguished Lecturership of the Magnetics Society for 2019.
American Physical Society (GMAG) Outstanding Dissertation Award for 2006.
Fellowship in the conference on magnetism and magnetic materials.
IBM Almaden-Stanford Studentship, IBM Almaden research center, California.
Patent Award, C&S Technology Inc., Seoul, Korea.
Study abroad scholarship from 'Ministry of Information and Communication'.
Graduated with honors, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.
Five-semester full-Scholarship for distinguished undergraduate students from Bonsin Scholarship Foundation, Seoul, Korea.
Tuition scholarship, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.
Yu-Dang Prize; Graduated from high school with rank number one, Seosuk high school, Kwangju, Korea.
- Media attention of recent research of spin wave amplification ( 1, 2 )