President Sang Hyuk Son
DGIST, South Korea
Sang Hyuk Son is the President of DGIST. He has been a Professor of Computer Science Department at the University of Virginia, and WCU Chair Professor at Sogang University. He received the B.S. degree in electronics engineering from Seoul National University, M.S. degree from KAIST, and the Ph.D. in computer science from University of Maryland, College Park. He has been a Visiting Professor at KAIST, City University of Hong Kong, Ecole Centrale de Lille in France, and Linkoping University and University of Skovde in Sweden.
Prof. Son is IEEE Fellow, and a member of both the Korean Academy of Science & Technology and the National Academy of Engineering of Korea. He has served on the editorial board of the ACM Transactions on Cyber Physical Systems, IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, and Real-Time Systems Journal. He is a founding member of the ACM/IEEE CPS Week, and serving as a member of the steering committee for the IEEE RTCSA and Cyber Physical Systems Week. He received the Outstanding Contribution Award from the Cyber Physical Systems Week in 2012. His research interests include cyber physical systems, real-time and embedded systems, database and data services, and wireless sensor networks. He has written or co-authored over 340 papers and edited/authored 4 books in these areas. His research has been funded by the Korean Government, National Research Foundation, National Science Foundation, DARPA, Office of Naval Research, Department of Energy, National Security Agency, and IBM.