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Sang-Woo Jun

Sang-Woo Jun is a tenure track assistant professor at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). Before joining UCI, he earned his Ph.D. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), working with Professor Arvind. His research focus is hardware accelerators in the datacenter and near-storage computation. For more information, visit

Research Focus:

Application-Specific Hardware Acceleration
– Hardware accelerated computer architectures
– Operating system, runtime, and programming language support
– Current application interest: Graph analytics, Bioinformatics and Machine learning

Near-Storage Computation
– Algorithms and data structures for computing on storage
– Storage system architectures merging accelerators and storage