Sang-Woo Jun

Contact Information

Application-Specific Hardware Acceleration, Near-Storage Computation
swjun _AT_ ics.uci.edu

Professor Sang-Woo Jun’s Research

Sang-Woo Jun is currently an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science department at the University of California, Irvine. He earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2018), and he earned his B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Seoul National University (2010). His current research interests are innovative system architectures for low-cost high-performance computing. Professor Sang-Woo Jun’s two prominent tools right now are Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) and reconfigurable hardware accelerators. To read more about Sang-Woo Jun, see https://www.ics.uci.edu/~swjun/.

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.

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

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