Dr. Ok Kyun Kim Fellowship

Established 2015


Alumnus Dr. Ok Kyun Kim (BSEE ’64, MSEE ’66) earned a bachelor’s in mining engineering from Seoul National University, Korea, in 1958, and then came to the University of Illinois. Here he earned both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in electrical engineering and worked in the Antenna Laboratory, mentored by Professor John Dyson. Dr. Kim later earned a PhD from Michigan State University and worked for Texas Instruments in Dallas. In 1979, he founded EM Technologies, Inc. and grew the company to become a leader in manufacturing antennas for radio communication industries.


The recipient(s) will be recognized during an annual Student Awards Banquet. All student recipients are featured on the second floor of the ECE Building's Student Honors Wall.

Past Recipients of the Award

School Year Recipient
2022-2023 Jinyao Yang, Shivang Agrawal
2021-2022 Sourya Basu, Akshayaa Magesh
2020-2021 Sidharth Gupta
2019-2020 Sidharth Gupta
2018-2019 Ahmed Hassanien, Liuqing Gao, Aditya Omprakash Deshmukh
2017-2018 Sujan Gonugondla, Phuc Huynh, Sheng Shen
2016-2017 MinWoo Kim