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Dr. Yul Koh

Senior Scientist
A*Star IME


Graduated from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Seoul National University in Korea. Following graduation, he embarked on a journey of research at LG Electronics Sensor Solution Lab, where he focused on the developing of MEMS sensor platform and its application in products. Afterward, he assumed his current position at the Institute of Microelectronics in Singapore, where he delved deep into research at the acoustic MEMS device. His expertise spans a wide spectrum, from MEMS devices to sensor solutions, acquired through 15 years of experience in the field. He is currently engaged in various research and development initiatives in the field of piezoelectric micromachined ultrasound transducers and low-power MEMS switches.

Company Profile

A*Star IME

Established in 1991, the Institute of Microelectronics (IME) is a research institute under Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). In IME, we focus on delivering high impact research and development for the global semiconductor industry. IME’s role is to collaboratively develop and innovate next-generation technologies to enable a dynamic semiconductor ecosystem. Together with our highly skilled talent pool, we develop strategic capabilities and innovative technologies through state-of-the-art infrastructure. IME’s core research areas are in Advanced Packaging, piezoMEMS, SiC, mmWave GaN, and photonics & sensors. We will continue to shape the semiconductor industry’s roadmap for many years to come.