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Sang Hyuk Son

Sang Hyuk Son, Ph.D.

DGIST, Republic of Korea

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  2. Tel : +82-53-785-1000
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  • 1986Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Maryland, USA
  • 1984M.S., Computer Science, University of Maryland, USA
  • 1978M.S., Electrical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea
  • 1976B.S., Electronics Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea
  • 1972Kyunggi High School, Korea

Professional Experiences

  • Mar. 2017-PresentPresident, DGIST (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)
  • Jan. 2016-PresentPresident, Institute of Embedded Engineering of Korea, Korea
  • 2012-2017DGIST Fellow, DGIST
    Department Chair of Information and Communication Engineering, DGIST
    Director, Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) Global Center, DGIST
    Dean of Information and Library Services, DGIST
    Dean of Graduate School, DGIST
  • 1999-2012Professor, University of Virginia, USA
  • 1992~1999Associate Professor, University of Virginia, USA
  • 1986~1992Assistant Professor, University of Virginia, USA

Other Experiences

  • 2008~2011WCU Chair Professor, Sogang University, Korea
  • 2002Visiting Professor, Linkoping University, Sweden
  • 2001Visiting Professor, Ecole Centrale de Lille, France
  • 1996, 2002Academic Visitor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • 1994~1995Visiting Professor, Korean Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST), Korea

Honors and Awards

  • 2015Fellow, Korean Academy of Science and Technology
  • 2015Foreign Member, National Academy of Engineering of Korea
  • 2013IEEE Fellow, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • 2012Outstanding Contribution Award, IEEE/ACM Cyber Physical Systems Week
  • 2012Outstanding Service Award, Korean Computer Scientists and Engineers Association in America
  • 2009IEEE Service Award, IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Real-Time Systems
  • 2004Outstanding Contribution Award, IEEE International Conference on Real-time Embedded Computing Systems and Applications