Yohwan Koh, Ph.D
- Former Sr.Vice President and Head of NAND Flash Development at SKHynix
Dr. Yohwan Koh was in charge of various business divisions at SK Hynix, including
head of quality and reliability assurance (QRA) division, head of NAND flash
development group, and head of DRAM development group. Under his leadership,
Hynix Semiconductor introduced 66nm DRAM for the first time in the industry and
achieved the largest DRAM market share in 2007. Dr.Koh holds more than 80 patents
and has published 48 papers. He received Ph.D. in electrical and electronics
engineering from Korea Advanced Institute Science and Technology (KAIST).
Youm Huh, Ph.D.
- President & CEO, Silicon Mitus
Dr. Huh is the founder and CEO of Silicon Mitus, a fast growing startup company
specializing in power management chips.
Before Silicon Mitus, he was Executive Vice President at Hynix and later became CEO
of MagnaChip, a spinoff from Hynix Semiconductor.
Dr. Huh holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and
Technology and Stanford University, respectively.
Yoshio Nishi, Ph.D.
- Professor, Stanford University
Dr. Nishi has been Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University since
2002. He also serves as Director of Research at The Center for Integrated Systems
and Director of Stanford Site at NNIN. With a Ph.D. in Electronics Engineering from the
University of Tokyo, Dr. Nishi has worked at the senior level with Toshiba R&D for VLSI
memory technology and Si-SiO2 interface physics, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories ULSI
Research Lab, and Texas Instruments, Inc. R&D. He has contributed to more than 250
publications, co-authored/edited 11 books, and has been responsible for over 70
Japan and U.S. patents. A fellow of IEEE, a member of the Japan Society of Applied
Physics, and The Electrochemical Society, he has received numerous awards over the
past 15 years.
Hee-Chul Lee, Ph.D.
- Professor, KAIST
Dr. Lee received a B.S. degree in Electronics Engineering from Seoul National
University, Seoul, Korea in 1987, and M.S. and Ph.D degrees from the Tokyo Institute
of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, in 1986 and 1989, respectively.
Since 1989, he has been with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer
Science at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in Daejun,
Korea, where he is currently a professor in KAIST. He has authored and co-authored
more than 100 published papers in journals and conference proceedings. His
research fields include infrared detectors, readout circuits, and polymer memories.
He is a program committee member of SPIE and an adviser of Nikkei Nanotechnology.
He was an associated editor of the Japanese Journal of Applied Physics. He has
served as a director of many conferences.