Hokeun Kim

[CV]     [Resume (brief version)]


Ptolemy Project Team
545N Cory Hall
University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, California
United States



08/2012 - Present    Ph.D. Student (Advisor: Professor Edward A. Lee), EECS, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States

03/2010 - 02/2012   M.S., EECS, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

03/2003 - 02/2010   B.S., Computer Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Industry Experience

02/2008 - 08/2009 Software Engineer, Programmer, RS Team, ESTsoft Corp. Seoul, Korea

04/2006 - 02/2008 Software Engineer, Project Manager, Dept. of Research & Development, YoungWoo CnI Inc. Seoul, Korea

Teaching Experience

06/2014 - 08/2014 Graduate Student Instructor (GSI), Great Ideas in Computer Architecture (Machine Structures, CS61C), Dept. of EECS, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States

08/2013 - 12/2013 Graduate Student Instructor (GSI), Introduction to Embedded Systems (EECS149/249A), Dept. of EECS, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States

03/2011 - 06/2011 Teaching Assistant, Basic Digital Signal Processing, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea


Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, The Graduate Division and The Graduate Council Advisory Committee for GSI Affairs, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States, May 2014

Scholarship for Doctoral Study Abroad, The Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies, Seoul, Korea, August 2011

Excellence Award in Hardware IP Design Sector, Proactive Camera Tracking System Using USN (Ubiquitous Sensor Node) with Zigbee Communication, The 6th SoC Design Contest, Seoul National University Center of SoC, Seoul, Korea and KAIST IDEC, Daejeon, Korea, December 2010

Best Term Paper Award in Subject for Liberal Education Courses, Faculty of Liberal Education, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, August 2009

Employee of the Month, ESTsoft Corp., Seoul, Korea, October 2008

Scholarship for Superior Academic Performance, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, Spring 2005, Spring 2006

3rd Place in Programming Contest, ESCamp, Hosted by Seoul National University and Nexon Corp., Seoul, Korea, August 2004

National Scholarship for Science and Engineering, Korea Student Aid Foundation, Seoul, Korea, Spring 2004, Fall 2004, Fall 2009



Hokeun Kim. "An Analysis Method to Predict Performance Requirements for Components of a 4K Resolution Digital TV Platform (M.S. Thesis)", Advisor: Professor Soonhoi Ha, Seoul National University, February 2012

Hokeun Kim. "A Method to Port OpenCores Ethernet IP Core on XUP Virtex II Board with ARM7 Processor" (B.S. Thesis), Advisor: Professor Suk-In Yoo, Seoul National University, February 2010


Armin Wasicek, Edward A. Lee, Hokeun Kim, Lev Greenberg, Akhito Iwai, and Ilge Akkaya, "System simulation from operational data", to appear in Proceedings of the Design Automation Conference (DAC), June 2015.

Hokeun Kim, David Broman, Edward A. Lee, Michael Zimmer, Aviral Shrivastava and Junkwang Oh. "A Predictable and Command-Level Priority-Based DRAM Controller for Mixed-Criticality Systems", in Proceedings of the 21st IEEE Real- Time and Embedded Technology and Application Symposium (RTAS), Seattle, WA, April 2015.

Yunsup Lee, Donggyu Kim, Hokeun Kim, Michael Soliterman, Ian Juch, Andrew Gearhart, Adam Izraelevitz, Brian Zimmer, Jonathan Bachrach, Krste Asanović. "Accelerating Energy Modeling with FPGAs". SEAK: DAC Workshop on Suite of Embedded Applications and Kernels, at the Design Automation Conference (DAC-2014), San Francisco, CA, June 2014.

Hokeun Kim, Liangpeng Guo, Edward A. Lee and Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli. "A Tool Integration Approach for Architectural Exploration of Aircraft Electric Power Systems", to appear in IEEE Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems, Networks, and Applications, Taipei, Taiwan, August 2013

David Broman, Michael Zimmer, Yooseong Kim, Hokeun Kim, Jian Cai, Aviral Shrivastava, Stephen A. Edwards, and Edward A. Lee. "Precision Timed Infrastructure: Design Challenges", In Proceedings of the Electronic System Level Synthesis Conference (ESLsyn), Austin, Texas, USA, 2013

Hokeun Kim, Jinwoo Kim, and Soonhoi Ha. "Design Methods for Multi-Target Camera Location Tracking System Using Received Signal Strength of Wireless Signal", Korea Information Processing Society Spring Conference 2011, pp.119-122, May 2011

Hokeun Kim, EunJin Jeong, Hae-woo Park, and Soonhoi Ha. "A Method for Fast Timed-functional Simulation of Embedded Software", Korea Information Processing Society Fall Conference 2010, pp.1595-1598, November 2010

Chanhee Lee, Hokeun Kim, Hae-woo Park, Sungchan Kim, Hyunok Oh, and Soonhoi Ha. "A Task Remapping Technique for Reliable Multi-core Embedded Systems", CODES+ISSS 2010, pp.307-316, October 2010


Soonhoi Ha, Hokeun Kim and Boyung Lee. "Position Tracking System and Apparatus Using Signal Strength of Wireless Signal", Korean Intellectual Property Office, Registered in August 2012