Clark School Home UMD

ECE News Story

Kim Inducted into UM's Alumni Hall of Fame

Kim Inducted into UM's Alumni Hall of Fame

Clark School alumnus, benefactor and professor of the practice Jeong H. Kim (Ph.D. '91, reliability engineering) was inducted into the University of Maryland Alumni Association's Hall of Fame this past weekend.

Kim was honored for his business acumen, innovations and entrepreneurship. Kim has been widely recognized for his achievements. In 2005, shortly after being appointed president of Lucent's Bell Labs unit, he was named one of the Top 10 Most Influential Asian Americans in Business. He has been inducted into the National Academy of Engineering and sits on a number of corporate, university and non-profit boards.

An entrepreneur as well as an engineer, Kim founded Yurie Systems, where he pioneered the development of a revolutionary asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) switch for wireless applications. The ATM switch became a pivotal key in the modernization of telecommunications systems for today's digital market.

In 2004, he was inducted into the Clark School's Innovation Hall of Fame.

Since 1995, the Maryland Alumni Association has inducted distinguished alumni in the Alumni Hall of Fame in a ceremony that occurs once every five years.

June 7, 2010

Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Solar cells improved with nanospheres is subject of ACS journal cover

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering hosts the 4th Annual Back to School Night

It’s not your ears, it’s your brain

Munday, Ha, and Collaborators' Research featured on the Cover of ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces

NSF Awards $3.45M National Innovation Ecosystem Grant to University of Maryland

Mayergoyz Publishes a book, "Quantum Mechanics for Electrical Engineers"

Simon delivers three invited lectures in China

Ott, Yorke, and Grebogi recognized by Thompson Reuters as 2016 Citation Laureates in Physics

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts