Kiyoung Choi received the B.S. degree in electronics engineering from Seoul National University in 1978, the M.S.degree in electrical engineering from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in 1980, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1989.
From 1978 to 1983, he worked for Gold Star Co.Ltd, Korea. From 1989 to 1991, he worked for Cadence Design Systems, Inc. In 1991, he joined the faculty of the EE at Seoul National University, where he is currently a Professor.