Professor, School of Electrical & Computer Eng.
UNIST (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology)
B.S. Seoul National University (College of Engineering), Seoul, Korea 1986
Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 1993
Sam H.(Hyuk) Noh received the BS degree in computer engineering from the Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, in 1986, and the PhD degree from the Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, in 1993. He held a visiting faculty position at the George Washington University, Washington, DC, from 1993 to 1994 before joining Hongik University, Seoul, Korea, where he was a professor in the School of Computer and Information Engineering until the Spring of 2015. Starting from the Fall of 2015 he joined UNIST (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology), a young Science and Tech focused national university, where he is a Professor (and former Dean, 2016~2018) of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. From August 2001 to August 2002, he was also a visiting associate professor with the University of Maryland Institute of Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS), College Park, MD.
He has served as General Chair, Program Chair, Steering Committee Member, and Program Committee Member on a number of technical conferences and workshops including ACM Eurosys (2020, 2018), USENIX FAST (2020 [co-PC Chair], 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2105, 2014, 2013), ACM SOSP (2019), ACM EMSOFT (2019, 2018), USENIX ATC (2019), IEEE RTAS (2019), ACM ASPLOS (2018 [ERC], 2016), USENIX HotStorage (2018, 2016 [co-PC Chair], 2015), USENIX OSDI (2016), ACM LCTES (2015 General Chair), IEEE ICPADS (2013 subtrack co-chair), and WWW (2003), among others. He has also been serving as Editor-in-Chief of the ACM Transactions on Storage since 2016.
His current research interests include operating system issues pertaining to embedded/computer systems with a focus on the use of new memory technologies such as flash memory and persistent memory. He is a Distinguished Member of the ACM, a Senior member of the IEEE, and a member of USENIX and KIISE.