Work Experience
Qualcomm CDMA Technologies, San Diego, CA - Present
  • Senior Hardware Engineer in Graphics Hardware Team
  • Develop High Level Sequencer of Adreno GPU in SystemVerilog
  • Responsible for Micro-architecture definition and RTL implementation
Marvell Semiconductor, Santa Clara, CA
  • Designed Memory Management Unit(MMU) in CPU R&D team
  • Developed ARMv7/8-VMSA MMU in SystemVerilog
  • Responsible for Micro-architecture definition and RTL implementation
Oracle Corp., San Diego, CA - Intern in SERDES Team, Aug 2013
  • Invent a PAM-X to NRZ interface for Mueller Muller Clock Data Recovery
  • Documented Invention Disclosure about PAM-X to NRZ interface (under Oracle’s review)
  • Implemented and verified MM CDR algorithm supporting both NRZ and PAM-4 
  • Evaluated Serial Link Performance based on BER and Eye Diagram in MATLAB environment
The Hoffman Agency, Korea – A PR agency, SeoulKorea, - Intern, May 2012
  • Collaborated in research for new businesses, social network analysis, and public perceptions
  • Intensively communicated with major media companies in Korea
  • Built Media DB and managed SNS pages and Blogs of clients
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI - 2014
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (VLSI)
Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea - 2012
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Neural Signal Acquisition System - NSP and ADC - Apr 2013
  • Discrete Wavelet Transform algorithm based multi-channel signal processor for neural signal
  • Compression features including bit-extraction and running length encoding
  • Energy-efficient 10 bit  asynchronous ternary SAR ADC
Low-Vdd, Low-Power Microprocessor - Dec 2012
  • Achieved robust operation under low power supply within IBM 130nm technology
  • Redesigned the Register File using sense-amplifier and ALU consisted of LVT stacking.
  • Designed data-path and program counter and verified their functionality on NCverilog
Wireless Powered Mouse-pad - Feb 2012
  • Created portable sized copper coil resonators through HFSS simulations and trial and error methodology
Ann Arbor Korean Catholic Association, Ann Arbor, MI - President, president
  • Leading regular Bible study and social events
R.O.K Army, Bucheon, Gyeonggi-do - Signal Corpsman, Jan 2009
  • Gained interpersonal skills through interacting and performing missions with people from diverse backgrounds under a strict hierarchy
  • Led a squad of ten subordinates by imparting acquired knowhow during an annual battalion drill
  • Earned many kinds of survival skills including woodwork, metalwork, and handcrafts
 Honor / Awards
  • AMD Microprocessor Design Contest – Dec 2012
  • Scholarship from Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies – Feb 2012
  • Creative project in Capstone Design Fair at Hanyang University – Dec 2011
  • National Science and Technology Scholarship, 2009 – 2012
  • Proficient in C/C++, LLVM, Verilog HDL, TCL script, Perl, CUDA
  • Some knowledge in Python, Object-C, Java, R
  • Fluent Korean(native), English, and Conversant Japanese
Software Tools
  • Cadence, Design Compiler, HSpice, Spectre, Synopsis VCS, MATLAB
  • Serato DJ, Serato ITCH, Logic Pro, Ableton Live, Final Cut, Photoshop
Operating Systems
  • Windows, Linux/Unix, Mac OS, Solaris
Media Handling
  • DJing, Synthesizer, WordPress, Tumblr