Sungjun Im

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Affiliation: 
Samsung Electronics, Korea
Graduation Time: 
Sunday, October 1, 2006

Sungjun Im received the B.S. degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Seoul National University, Korea, in 1998, and the M.S. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Stanford University in 2001. Subsequently, he joined the department of Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University and received his PhD in 2006.  His thesis was jointly supervised by Prof. Kenneth Goodson (Mechanical Engineering Department, Stanford University) and Prof. Kaustav Banerjee. His thesis focused on Thermal Conduction Phenomena in VLSI Circuits and Systems. Sungjun is the recipient of the Seoul National University Honors Scholarship from 1994-1997. His research interests include nanoscale conduction heat transport phenomena, interconnect reliability and performance optimization in high-performance VLSI and 3-D ICs, measurement and modeling of thermo physical properties of low-k dielectric films and development of cooling technologies for integrated heterogeneous circuits and systems.  He is currently working with R&D division of Samsung Electronics, South Korea.