About Young-Gyu Yoon
Young-Gyu Yoon is an associate professor of electrical engineering at KAIST and he holds a joint appointment in the Department of of Semiconductor System Engineering and KAIST Institute for Health Science & Technology (KI HST). He is the leader of the KAIST Neuro-Instrumentation and Computational Analysis lab, an interdisciplinary research group focused on advancing neurotechnology, optical imaging, and computing.
He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in EE from KAIST, Daejeon, Korea, in 2007 and 2009, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in EECS from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, in 2018. He received the 2009 IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems Guillemon-Cauer Best Paper Award for his work at professor SeongHwan Cho's group on mixed-signal CMOS circuit design. During his doctoral studies with professor Ed Boyden, he developed optical and computational tools for imaging and analyzing brain circuits. Following his Ph.D. studies, he briefly worked as a postdoctoral associate at MIT.