Dr. Yong Dae Kim, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)


Yongdae Kim is a KAIST Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and an affiliate professor in the GSIS at KAIST. He received PhD degree from the computer science department at the University of Southern California under the guidance of Gene Tsudik. Between 2002 and 2012, he was an associate/assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. Before joining U of Minnesota, he worked as a research staff for two years in Sconce Group in UC Irvine. Before coming to the US, he worked 6 years in ETRI for securing Korean cyber infrastructure. He received NSF career award on storage security and McKnight Land-Grant Professorship Award from University of Minnesota in 2005. Currently, he is serving as a steering committee member of NDSS and associate editor for ACM TISSEC. His current research interests include security issues for various systems such as cyber physical systems, social networks, cellular networks, P2P systems, medical devices, storage systems, mobile/ad hoc/sensor networks, and anonymous communication systems.