Hyoukjun Kwon

Hyoukjun Kwon

Assistant Professor (Starting January 2023)

Samueli School of Engineering
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697

Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

Kwon, a research scientist at Meta’s (formerly Facebook) Reality Labs, works on deep learning accelerators with flexible dataflow and mappings based on data- and communication-centric approaches. Kwon earned his doctorate in computer science and while at Georgia Tech, he developed a flexible deep neural network accelerator called MAERI and an open-source infrastructure for modeling dataflows within deep learning accelerators called MAESTRO. His thesis was recognized with an honorable mention at the 2021 Outstanding Dissertation Award competition of the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Architecture/IEEE Computer Society’s Technical Committee on Computer Architecture. He is co-author of a book on computer architecture and has published 25 peer-reviewed articles.