Simon Woo

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Simon Woo
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
SUNY Korea (RM 421)
119 Songdo Moonhwa-Ro, Yeonsu-Gu
Incheon, Korea 21985

Phone: +82-(32)-626-1213
Personal Web Page
Degree: Ph.D., University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles
Interests: Computer Security, Usable Security, Human Factors in Computer Systems, Cybersecurity Education, Computer Networks, Satellite Communications.
Biography: Simon Woo received his M.S. And Ph.D. in Computer Science from USC, Los Angeles, M.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from University of California, San Diego (UCSD), and B.S. in Electrical Engineering from University of Washington (UW), Seattle.  He was a member of technical staff (technologist) for 9 years at the NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL), Pasadena, CA, conducting research in satellite communications, networking and cybersecurity areas.  Also, he worked at Intel Corp. and Verisign Research Lab.
Research: His most recent research focuses on the interdisciplinary research, usable security, to better understand human behaviors/factors and improve security and privacy in computer systems. His other research interests include cybersecurity education, security and privacy in IoT & cloud systems, domain name system (DNS), online social networks, and satellite communications. In particular, he is interested in applying theories from psychology, cognitive science, linguistics, and social science as well as the latest techniques from natural language processing (NLP), machine learning, and computer vision to better design and address security and privacy issues.
Awards: WISA 2016 Best paper
Teaching Summary: CSE509

Department of Computer Science • Songdo Moonwha-ro 119, Yeonsu-Gu, Incheon, Korea 406-840 • Tel:+82-32-626-1202 Fax:+82-32-626-1199
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