Yong-Kyu . Jung

Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engr.
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Phone: 814-871-7774
Office: Z 308

  • Courses Taught
  • Educational History
  • Honor Societies
  • Professional Experience
  • Professional Societies
  • Publications
  • Service

Courses Taught

  • Computer Archiecture
  • Embedded System Design
  • Embedded C Programming
  • Rapid Prototyping with FPGA
  • Advanced Digital System Design
  • Digital Logic Design
  • Advanced Instruments and Measurement
  • Test and Measurement
  • Data Integration and Computer Network
  • Real-time Simulator

Educational History

  • B.S.E.E., Electrical Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea, 1985
  • M.S.E.E., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 1997
  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2001

Honor Societies

  • Member, Eta Kappa Nu

Professional Experience

  • Gannon University, Assistant Professor, 2009-
  • Texas A&M University, Assistant Professor, 2004-2008
  • Adaptmicrosys LLC, Founder/CTO, 2008-
  • VP Technologies Inc., Vice-President in VLSI Technology, 2001-2004
  • VP Technologies Inc., Technology Specialist, 1999-2001
  • LG Electronics Research Center, Senior Researcher, 1985~1992


Professional Societies

  • Senior Member, IEEE
  • Chair of the IEEE Erie Section Executive Committee


  • Troy Silloway, Yong-Kyu Jung, Donald Mackellar, Fong Mak, “Design of a Real-Time Simulator for an Electric Vehicle,” Intl. Conf. on Modeling, Simulation, and Visualization (MSV’12), 2012.
  • Jishnu Sasi, Ramakrishnan Sundaram, and Yong-Kyu Jung, “Motion Recognition-Based Emergency Alarm System,” International Conference on Embedded Systems and Applications (ESA’12), 2012.
  • Y. Jung, “A post-manufacturing language-adaptive embedded processor system,” IEEE NASA/ESA Conf. on Adaptive Hardware and Systems (AHS’11), pp. 161-168, 2011.
  • Y. Jung, “An Emerging Adaptive Architecture and Compilation Techniques,” IEEE NASA/ESA Conf. on Adaptive Hardware and Systems (AHS’10), pp. 140-147, 2010.
  • Y. Jung, “Hardware/Software Co-reconfigurable Instruction Decoder for Adaptive Multi-core DSP Architecture,” Journal of Signal Processing Systems, Vol. 62, pp.273-285, 2010.
  • Y. Jung, “Non-FPGA-based Field-programmable Self-repairable (FPSR) Microarchitecture,” IEEE NASA/ESA Conf. on Adaptive Hardware and Systems (AHS’08), pp. 93-100, 2008.
  • Y. Jung, “Fault-recovery Non-FPGA-based Adaptable Computing System Design,” IEEE NASA/ESA Conference on Adaptive Hardware and Systems (AHS’07), pp. 709-716, 2007.
  • Y. Jung, “Pure ASIC-based Retargetable Computing: Architectures, Advantages, and Challenges,” International Conference on Engineering of Reconfigurable Systems and Algorithms (ERSA’07), pp. 231-237, 2007.
  • Y. Jung, “A Programmable Instruction Decoder for Heterogeneous Multiprocessor Architectures,” Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS’06), pp. 472-477, 2006. Best Paper
  • Y. Jung, “Hardware/Software Co-reconfigurable Multimedia Architecture,” IEEE Workshop on Embedded Systems for Real-time Multimedia (ESTIMedia’06), pp. 73-78, 2006.
  • Y. Jung, “Design and Optimization of a Programmable Instruction Decoder for DSP Architecture,” IEEE Signal Processing Systems (SiPS’06), pp. 354-359, 2006.
  • Y. Jung, “A Rapid, Flexible Design Methodology Development for Embedded Computing Education,” ASEE Annual Conference (ASEE’07), 2007.
  • Y. Jung, W. Hung, and G. Wright “Design and Manufacture of an EAP-activated Microscalpel System: An Interdisciplinary Capstone Project,” International Journal of Modern Engineering (IJME) INTERTECH International Conference, ENG201-054, 2006.
  • Y. Jung, “A New Rapid Microprocessor System Design Laboratory Development for Digital Design Education,” ASEE Annual Conference (ASEE’06), 1146, 2006.


  • Faculty Advisor, IEEE Student Branch at Gannon University, 2010-2012
  • Member, Faculty Focus Group, 2010-2012
  • Coordinator, ECE Real-time Simulator Initiative, 2010-