Dongwook Kim received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Seoul National University, Korea, in 2010 and 2012, respectively. From 2012 to 2015, Dongwook was an engineer at SK Hynix, Korea, where he worked on high speed interface circuits in mobile devices. In 2015, Dongwook joined University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, where he is currently working toward his Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering. In the summer of 2016, he was an intern in Altera, San Jose, CA, USA, developing high speed links in FPGAs. His research interest includes high-speed serial links and optical links.