Hanseup Kim

Curriculum Vitae

Hanseup Kim portrait
  • USTAR Assistant Professor, Elect & Computer Engineering, University of Utah
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, University of Utah

Biography

Education

  • Ph.D. 2006, Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan
  • M.S. 2003, Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan
  • B.S. 1997, Electrical/Control Engineering, Seoul National University

Honors & Awards

  • Teaching Excellence Recognition. College of Eng., University of Utah, 09/2013
  • Early CAREER Award. NSF, 02/2012
  • Young Faculty Award. DARPA, 08/2011
  • 2008 - Best Paper Award with other co-authors in the International Conference on Commercialization of Micro and Nano Systems. 07/2008
  • 2001 - Best Paper Award with four other co-authors in the 38th Design Automation Conference. 07/2001
  • 2001 - First Prize in conceptual category in the international student design contest in the 38th Design Automation Conference. 07/2001
  • International Ambassador Fellowship. Rotary Club International, 08/1999

Biography

Hanseup Kim earned his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, in 1997, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 2003 and 2006, respectively. 

From 2006 to 2009, he held a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position at the Engineering Research Center for Wireless Integrated MicroSystems (WIMS), University of Michigan. Since 2009, he has been a USTAR Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City. 

His research interests include the design, fabrication, and testing of MEMS actuators and sensors; technologies and structures for polymer-based bioapplications; micro energy harvesting devices; analog and digital integrated circuits for MEMS; and micropackaging technologies.

Dr. Kim is a recipient of two prestigious awards: 2012 NSF CAREER Award and 2011 DARPA Young Faculty Award. He received both the Best Paper Award and the 1st Place Award in the Design Automation Conference Student Design Contest in 2001 with four other coauthors. He was also a recipient of the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Commercialization of Micro and Nano Systems (COMS 2008) with eight other coauthors.