Kyu Ho Park

#3208, EE Dept. KAIST 373-1 Guseong-dong, Yuseong-gu

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  Kyu Ho Park received the B.S. degree in electronics engineering from Seoul National University, Korea in 1973, the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in 1975, and the Dr.Ing. degree in electrical engineering from the University de Paris XI, France in 1983.

  He joined the Dongyang Precision, Inc., in 1975. He joined the Philips Research Laboratory in Eindhoven , in 1979. He was awarded a France Government Scholarship for the period of 1979-1983. He has been a professor in the division of electrical engineering of KAIST since 1983. He was a Visiting Professor at the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign, IL , in 1989.

  His major interests include computer architecture and parallel processing, and he developed the 2-GFLOPS parallel computer KAICUBE/Hanbit in 1995. He has published more than 70 papers in international journals and conference proceedings. His current research interests are parallel simulation methods for KAICUBE and new parallel computer architectures. He is developing a new parallel computer based on PC's. Dr. Park is a member of KISS, KITE, IEICE, IEEE, and ACM.


1983     Dr.Ing. in Signals and Systems, Universite de Paris XI.
             Thesis(Dr.Ing.) : Study on the Performance and Realization of Adaptive Algorithms.
1975     M.S. in Computer Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.
1973     B.S. in Electronic Engineering, College of Engineering, Seoul National University.


Invited Seminar from IBM T.J Watson Research Center

Research Interests

Professional Activities

President of Korea Institute of Next Generation Computing(2005.3-2006.2)
Visiting Professor : University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign, IL, 1989
Professor: Electrical Engineering Department at KAIST, 1983 - Current
Vice President of KAIST, 2013.03.26 - 2015.02.21


1992     National Medal of Honor
2005     IEEE RTAS, Best Paper Award
2007     HCI Korea, Best Paper Award