Sang Hyuk Son
Professor of Computer Science

Department of Computer Science,
School of Engineering and Applied Science,
University of Virginia,
85 Engineer's Way, P.O. Box 400740
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4740 USA
Email: son at virginia (dot) edu
Office: Rice Hall 407
Phone: (434) 982-2205
Fax: (434) 982-2214

Research Areas: real-time systems, databases, data and event services, wireless sensor networks, information security

The objective of Sang Son's research is to design and evaluate models and methodologies for the development of robust and responsive computer systems and databases for complex real-time applications. He is working on supporting multi-dimensional requirements, including real-time, security, and fault-tolerance in distributed data services, and the problem of ensuring consistency while achieving high performance. His current research ranges from the theoretical study of scheduling algorithms and protocols for deeply embedded systems, to the development of real-time database systems and event services in wireless sensor networks.

Honors & Awards:

IEEE Fellow, January 2013.
Outstanding Contribution Award, ACM/IEEE CPS Week, April 2012.
Outstanding Service Award, KOCSEA, December 2012.
IEEE Service Award, IEEE TCRTS, December 2009.
Outstanding Contribution Award, IEEE RTCSA, 2004.

Recent Activities:

Keynote Speaker, KIISE SIGCS Winter Workshop, January 2013.
Keynote Speaker, IEEE International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing and Applications (SOCA 2011), Irvine, CA, December 2011.
Keynote Speaker, 7th International Workshop on Software Cybernetics, July 2010.
Keynote at KIPS Fall Conference, Nov. 2009.
Keynote at International Conference on Emerging Databases, August 2009.
Distinguished Lecture, Workshop on Computer Science Education, June 2010.
Distinguished Lecture, College of Computing, Konkuk University, 2009.
Chair, IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Real-Time Systems (2007-2008).
Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Computers.
Associate Editor, Real-Time Systems Journal.
Associate Editor, Journal of Computing Science and Engineering.
Associate Editor, Journal of Social Computing and Cyber Physical Systems.
Program Co-Chair, IEEE International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing and Applications (SOCA), 2012.
General Co-Chair, IEEE Symposium on Object and Component-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing (ISORC), 2009.
Steering Committee, Cyber Physical Systems Week.
Steering Committee, Workshop on Cyber Physical Systems, Networks, and Applications.
Steering Committee, IFIP Workshop on Software Technologies for Future Embedded and Ubiquitous Systems (SEUS).
Steering Committee, International Conference on Networked Sensing Systems (INSS).
Steering Committee, IEEE Conference on Real-Time and Embedded Computing Systems and Applications.

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Useful links

  • RTSS
  • RTCSA


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