Vita


Education

Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Sep 2011 - July 2016 M.S. in Computer Science, Yonsei University, Korea, Sep 2005 - Feb 2007
  • Thesis: System safety and multithreading optimization for sensor network operating systems
  • Advisor: Prof. Hojung Cha
B.S. in Computer Science, Yonsei University, Korea, Mar 2002 - Aug 2005
  • Advanced program: Computer programming (Yonsei Informatics Specialist)

Employment

University of California, Riverside, USA, July 2016 - Present
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Cooperating Faculty, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
LIG Nex1, South Korea, Feb 2007 - May 2011
  • Research Engineer. Research and development of real-time, distributed computing systems

Honors and Awards

  • NSF CAREER Award, Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering, National Science Foundation, 2020.
  • RTAS Best Presentation Award, 24th IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS), 2018.
  • RTCSA Best Paper Award, 23rd IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA), 2017.
  • EMSOFT Best Paper Nomination, ACM SIGBED International Conference on Embedded Software (EMSOFT), 2016.
  • RTAS Best Paper Award, 20th IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS), 2014.
  • ICCPS Best Paper Nomination, ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS), 2013.
  • Fulbright Scholarship Award, Korean and U.S. governments, 2011-2013.

Teaching

  • EE 128: Data Acquisition, Instrumentation and Process Control, UC Riverside.
    • Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019
  • EE 175A/B: Senior Design Project, UC Riverside.
    • Fall 2020 - Winter 2021
  • EE 255: Real-Time Embedded Systems, UC Riverside.
    • Winter 2018, Winter 2019, Winter 2020, Winter 2021
  • CS 202: Advanced Operating Systems, UC Riverside.
    • Spring 2020
  • EE 260: System Design for Internet of Things, UC Riverside.
    • Spring 2018
  • EE 260: Advanced Topics in Real-Time Systems, UC Riverside.
    • Spring 2017

Current Lab Members

  • Seyedmehdi (Mehdi) Hosseinimotlagh (PhD in 2020; now Postdoc), Fall 2017 - Present
  • Hyunjong Choi (PhD candidate, ECE), Fall 2017 - Present
  • Yecheng Xiang (PhD candidate, ECE), Fall 2017 - Present
  • Mohsen Karimi (PhD candidate, ECE), Fall 2017 - Present
  • Yidi Wang (PhD student, ECE), Fall 2019 - Present
  • Abdulrahman Bukhari (PhD student, ECE), Fall 2019 - Present
  • Daniel Enright (PhD student, ECE), Fall 2020 - Present
  • Louay Fakhro (PhD student, ECE), Fall 2020 - Present
  • Hoora Sobhani (PhD student, CSE), Winter 2021 - Present

Former Lab Members

  • Sujan Saha (MS, ECE), 2016-2018.
  • Ankit Juneja (MS, ECE), 2016-2018.
  • Ankith Rakesh Kumar (MS, ECE), 2016-2018.
  • Keerthana Bidarakoppa (MS, CEN), 2017-2018.
  • Ruzhuo Wang (MS, ECE), 2017-2019.
  • Alex Scott (UG Summer Intern from Chaffey College, 2018)
  • Sarah Ginocchio (UG Summer Intern from Chaffey College, 2018)
  • Changyeon Hwang (Visitor, 2019)
  • Ryan Meoni (UG, ECE), 2019.
  • Mengen Lu (UG, ECE), 2019.
  • Ethan Kim (UG, ECE), 2019.
  • Michael Rojas (UG, CSE), 2020.
  • Joel Borja (UG, ECE, co-advised with Boris Bar), 2020.
  • Teddy Calderon (UG Summer Intern from Chaffey College), 2019.
  • Blessing Nwogu (UG Summer Intern from Chaffey College, 2019.
  • Zhou Xuan(UG, ECE), 2019-2020.

Service

Professional Societies
  • Executive Committee, ACM Special Interest Group on Embedded Systems (SIGBED), 2017 - Present.
  • Board of Directors, ACM Special Interest Group on Embedded Systems (SIGBED), 2017 - 2019.
Program Organization
  • Artifact Evaluation Chair, IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS), 2021.
  • Co-Chair, ACM Student Research Competition at Embedded Systems Week (ESWEEK), 2019.
  • Demo Chair, IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS), 2018.
Technical Program Committee
  • ACM/SIGAPP Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC), 2021.
  • IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), 2020-2021.
  • Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), 2021.
  • IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS), 2018 - 2020.
  • Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition (DATE), 2018 - 2021.
  • IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA), 2017 - 2020.
  • IEEE International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD), 2019 - 2020.
  • IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN), 2019 - 2020.
  • ACM SIGBED International Conference on Embedded Software (EMSOFT), 2017.
  • IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium, Open Demo Session (RTSS@Work), 2015, 2016, 2019.
  • Embedded Operating Systems Workshop (EWiLi), co-located with ESWEEK, 2019.
  • International Workshop on Operating Systems Platforms for Embedded Real-Time Applications (OSPERT), 2017, 2018.
  • International Workshop on Mixed Criticality Systems (WMC), in conjunction with IEEE RTSS, 2016, 2018, 2019.
Reviewer
  • NSF Proposal Review Panel, 2018, 2019.
  • ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems (TCPS), 2020.
  • ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems (TECS), 2018-2021.
  • IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), 2018, 2019.
  • IEEE Access, 2019.
  • IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (TCAD), 2017, 2018.
  • ACM Transactions on Modeling and Performance Evaluation of Computing Systems (TOMPECS), 2018.
  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (TII), 2017.
  • IEEE Embedded Systems Letters (ESL), 2017.
  • ACM SIGPLAN Conference on Programming Language Design and Implementation (PLDI), 2017. (External reviewer)
  • IEEE/IFIP Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), 2016. (External reviewer)
  • ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization (TACO), 2015.
  • IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), 2014. (External reviewer)
  • Journal of Systems and Software (JSS), Springer, 2008.