Members

Faculty

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Mingoo Seok received the Bachelor degree with summa cum laude in electrical engineering from Seoul National University, South Korea, in 2005 after graduated from Seoul Science High School. He received the M.S. and Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan in 2007 and 2011, respectively. He joined Columbia University in 2012 and is currently an associate professor. He received 2015 NSF CAREER award. He served as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers and currently serve as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems (TVLSI) and IEEE Solid-State Circuits Letter (SSCL). He is a technical committee member for several conferences including IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC).
website, curriculum vitae, (e) mgseok at ee dot columbia dot edu, citations in google scholar

PhD students and postdoctoral researchers

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Doyun Kim received B.S. degree in electrical engineering from POSTECH(Pohang University of Science and Technology), South Korea, in 2013, He is currently pursuing Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering at Columbia University, New York. His research interests include low-power VLSI circuit and system design.
(e) dk2747 at columbia dot edu

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Joao Pedro Cerqueira received the B.S. degree with honors in Electronic Engineering from The University of Brasilia, Brazil, 2014. He is currently pursuing MS/PhD degree in Electrical Engineering at Columbia University, working under supervision of Prof. Mingoo Seok as a member of the VLSI Lab. His interests include low power VLSI circuits and system design. Joao is a 2017 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QinF) recipient.
(e) jd3137 at Columbia.edu

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Zhewei Jiang received duo B.S. degrees in physics from Adelphi university and in electrical engineering from Columbia University in 2013, and M.S. degree in EE from Columbia University in 2015. He is currently pursuing Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering at Columbia University. His research interests include neuromorphic computing architecture and other machine learning algorithm implementations. Zhewei is the fellow of Wei Family Private Foundation.
(e) zj2139 at columbia.edu

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Minhao Yang obtained Ph.D. from ETH Zurich in 2015. He is currently working as a postdoc fellow with Prof. Mingoo Seok on event-driven audio processors. His research interests include event-driven visual and auditory sensors, and spike encoding and processing. He is an SNF Early Postdoc Mobility fellow.
(e) my2500 at columbia.edu

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Pavan Kumar Chundi received B.Tech. degree in electrical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India, in 2016. He is currently purusing MS/Ph.D. at Columbia University, New York. His interests include computer architectures and circuits for emerging cognitive systems.
(e) pc2769@columbia.edu

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Sung Justin Kim received B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2013, and M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University in Feb, 2017. He is currently pursuing Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering at Columbia University. His research interests include low-power analog and digital circuits and system design.
(e) sjk2206 at columbia dot edu

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Dongkwun Kim received the B.S degree in electrical and computer engineering from Seoul National University, South Korea, in 2015. He received the M.S. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Michigan, in 2017. He is currently pursuing Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering at Columbia University, New York. His research interests include ultra-low- power VLSI circuit design. Dongkwun is the presidential fewllow in the 2017 PhD program admission.
(e) dk2990 at columbia dot edu

Visiting scholars/students

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Tianchan Guan received the B.S. degree in Information Engineering from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), in 2012. She is currently pursuing Ph.D. degree in Microelectronics at Fudan University. She is now a visiting student to the VLSI Design Lab at Columbia University from Sep. 2015 for about 28 months. Her research interests include low power and high energy efficiency biomedical VLSI circuits and system design.
(e) tg2569 at Columbia.edu

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Peiye Liu received the B.S. degree in Telecommunication Engineering from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), in 2015. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree in Beijing Key Laboratory of Intelligent Telecommunication Software and Multimedia at BUPT. He is now a visiting students to the VLSI Design Lab at Columbia University from Sep. 2017 for about 12 months. His research interests include computer vision and efficient machine learning algorithm.
(e) pl2688 at Columbia.edu

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Weiwei Shan received the B.S. degree in microelectronics from Tianjin University, Tianjin, China, in 2003, and the Ph.D. degree in Microelectronics from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in Jan. 2009. She did join research in University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA during 2007-2008. She joined Southeast University in 2009 and now is an associate professor. She is currently a visiting associate research scientist in Electrical Engineering Department at Columbia University. Her research mainly focuses on energy efficient SoC design, variation resilient adaptive circuits, and hardware security. She has published over 40 technical papers in conferences and journals and granted over 25 invention patents.
(e) ws2536 at Columbia.edu

M.S. & B.S. students

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2018 MS: Yucan Liu, Varun Ahalawat, Gautham Harinarayan
2018 BS: Jay Mok
2017 MS: Sheng Zhang, Shijian Chi, Chuanjun Shan
2017 BS: Saarthak Sarup
2016 MS: Sung Justin Kim, Yuxiang Chen, Song Wang
2015 MS: Yini Zhou (Broadcom), Utkarsh Gupta
2014 MS: Zhenyu Zhu (Calvium), Beinuo Zhang (Oracle), Jiachen Li (Oracle), Cong Zhu (Oracle), Zhewei Jiang (Columbia)
2014 BS: Andreas Hofmann (Innsbruck)
2013 MS: Hongsen Yu (Marvell), Zhe Cao (Marvell), Jiangyi Li (Columbia), Zhenyu Zhu (Cavium)
2012 MS: Jian Liu (Qualcomm), Masayuki Pak (Sony), Changzhuo Chen (History), Hongtao Li, Kevin Kuo (Qualcomm), Junyan Guo (SanDisk)
2012 BS: Christopher Hong (Cooper Union, Bloomberg), Kyungmin Lee (Cooper Union, Cornell)

Alumni

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Jiangyi Li received B.S. degree in Electronic Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China in June, 2012 and M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University in Feb, 2014. He received Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering in 2018. His research interest is integrated power regulation for microwatt loads, security circuits, and various low power VLSI design. He joined Apple after the graduation.
(e) jl3920 at Columbia.edu

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Teng Yang received the B.S. degree in Telecommunication Engineering from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), in 2010. He received the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Columbia University, in 2012. He is currently pursuing Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering at Columbia University. His research interests include on chip temperature sensor design and variation tolerant circuits design. Co-advised with Prof. Peter Kinget. He joined Intel.
(e) ty2227 at columbia dot edu

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Wei Jin received the B.S. degree and M.S. degree in Microelectronics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), in 2009 and 2011, respectively. He received Ph.D. degree in Micro/nano-electronics at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2017. He was a visiting student to the VLSI Design Lab at Columbia University from Sep. 2014 for about 18 months. His research interests include low power and ultra-low power VLSI circuits and system design. He joined Huawei after graduation.
(e) wj2232 at Columbia.edu

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Josh Seongjong Kim received B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Hanyang University, South Korea, in 2010, and M.S. degree from University of Michigan in 2012. He received Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering at Columbia University, New York, in 2016. His research interests include low-power and variation tolerant VLSI circuit and system design. He was a student fellow of the Catalyst Foundation. He joined Intel Circuit Research Lab after graduation.
(e) sk3667 at columbia.edu