Yongdae Kim is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, an affiliate professor in the Graduate School of Information Security. He received PhD degree from the computer science department at the University of Southern California. 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. He served as a KAIST Chair Professor between 2013 and 2016, and received NSF career award and McKnight Land-Grant Professorship Award from University of Minnesota in 2005. His main research includes novel attacks on emerging technologies, such as drone/self-driving cars, 4G/5G cellular networks and Blockchain.