Professor


Wook-Shin Han    

Full Professor

Dept. of Creative IT Engineering/Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering

POSTECH

 

   Email: wshan.postechATgmail.com

Calendar: http://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=wshan@dblab.postech.ac.kr 



I am a full professor (jointly appointed (JA)) in Department of Creative IT Engineering and Department of Computer Science and Engineering at POSTECH. Before joining POSTECH, I was an associate professor at Kyungpook National University. I was a post-doc at IBM Almaden Research Center working on progressive optimization in a shared-nothing parallel database.

 Professional Experience

  • 2013.7-present    Full Professor, Dept. of Creative IT Engineering/Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, POSTECH.
  • 2003.3- 2013.7    Associate Professor (Tenured), Computer Engineering DepartmentKyungpook National University.
  • 2008.1- 2012.8    Director, Institute of IT-Gifted Youth, Kyungpook National University.
  • 2005.8- 2006.8    Post-Doctoral Fellow, IBM Almaden Research Center 
  •                            (worked on progressive optimization in the parallel DB2 DBMS).
  • 2002.9- 2003.2   Research Professor, Advanced Information Technology Research Center, KAIST.
  • 2002.7                Visiting Scholar, Software Technology Lab, HP Labs.
  • 2001.9 - 2002.8  Post-Doctoral Fellow, Advanced Information Technology Research Center, KAIST.
  • 2001.7 - 2001.8  Visiting Student, Software Technology Lab, HP Labs.
  • 2000.7 - 2000.8  Visiting Student, Dept. Computer Science, Stanford University, California, U.S.A.
  • 1999.7 - 1999.8  Visiting Student, Dept. Computer Science, Stanford University, California, U.S.A.
  • 1997.7 - 1997.8  Visiting Student, Dept. Computer Science, Stanford University, California, U.S.A.

Professional Activities

 Journal Editors

Organizers
 
Selected PC Memberships Full List
  • SIGMOD:  2018, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010 (demo)
  • VLDB: 2019, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2010, 2010 (demo), 2009
  • KDD: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
  • ICDE:  2019 (industrial), 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2003
  • EDBT: 2018, 2017
  • WWW: 2019, 2013, 2012, 2011 
  • CIKM: 2016, 2013 (demo), 2012, 2011,2009
 Reviewer
  • Journal Reviewer: IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, VLDB Journal
  • External Reviewer: APWEB 2004, DASFAA 2004, VLDB 2003, VLDB 2002, ACM CIKM 2002, COOPIS 2002, IDEAS 2002

Research Interests

  1. Big (Graph) Data Management and Analytics
  2. Data Mining
  3. Cloud Databases
  4. Advanced Query Optimization
  5. Semantic Web
  6. Object Relational Databases
  7. Spatial Databases
  8. Subsequence/Pattern Matching
  9. Text Databases

Honors

  • VLDB Distinguished Associate Editor Award, 2018
  • Oracle External Research Office Award (unrestricted gift: $100,000), 2018
  • Oracle External Research Office Award (unrestricted gift: $100,000), 2017 
  • Scientist of the Month Award, Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning, August 2016 
  • Oracle External Research Office Award (unrestricted gift: $100,000), 2016 
  • Oracle External Research Office Award (unrestricted gift: $90,000), 2015 
  • Oracle External Research Office Award (unrestricted gift: $90,000), 2014
  • Best paper award, The Fifth International Conference on Emerging Databases-Technologies,Applications, and Theory (EDB 2013), August 2013 
  • 논문공헌상 SILVER, The Korean Institute of Information Scentists and Engineers, June. 2012 
  • VLDB 2010, selected as best of VLDB 2010 (iGraph paper)
  • ACM CIKM Distinguished Service Award, 2009
  • Best Demostration Award: IEEE Int'l Conf. on Data Engineering (ICDE), Tokyo, Japan, Apr. 2005
  • Supervision for Samsung Human Tech Thesis Awards 
    • JaeHwa Kim, 2005 (Silver Medal, Ranked 1st in Computer Science)
    • Jinsoo Lee,  2007 (Silver Medal, Ranked 1st in Computer Science)
  • The Marquis' Who's Who in the World

Selected Publications     Full List      DBLP

Keynote

  • Big Graph Data Processing, the 19th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA), Bali, Indonesia, April 21, 2014

Invited Talks

  • DualSim: Parallel Subgraph Enumeration in a Massive Graph on a Single Machine, Korea University, Korea, June 30 - July 1, 2017
  • DualSim: Parallel Subgraph Enumeration in a Massive Graph on a Single Machine, Kyung Hee University, Korea, March 3, 2017
  • DualSim: Parallel Subgraph Enumeration in a Massive Graph on a Single Machine, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, March 2, 2017
  • Big Graph Data Processing Techniques, the Software Convergence Symposium 2017 (SWCS 2017), Seoul, Korea, January 19, 2017
  • Big Graph Data Processing, Apache CouchDB, USA, January 6, 2017
  • Recent Research Progress in Databases, Korea University, Korea, April 28, 2016
  • Data Processing Techniques, Samsung Electronics, Korea, January 28, 2016
  • Taming Subgraph Isomorphism for RDF Query Processing, Korea University, Korea, December 14, 2015
  • Taming Subgraph Isomorphism for RDF Query Processing, Hong Kong Baptist University, China, August 7, 2015
  • Big Graph Data Processing, Facebook, USA, July 20, 2015
  • Big Graph Data Processing, Sookmyung Women's University, May 29, 2015
  • Big Graph Data Processing, Kyungpook National University, Korea, January 27, 2015
  • Big Graph Data Processing, SAP Labs Korea, Korea, January 14, 2015
  • Big Graph Data Processing, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, December 2, 2014
  • Big Graph Data Processing, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, December 1, 2014
  • Big Graph Data Processing, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, July 25, 2014
  • Big Graph Data Processing, the University of Hong Kong, China, July 24, 2014
  • Big Graph Data Processing, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, July 23, 2014
  • Big Graph Data Processing, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA, March 31, 2014
  • Big Graph Data Processing, Google, USA, November 1, 2013
  • Big Graph Data Processing, IBM, USA, October 31, 2013
  • Big Graph Data Processing, Hewlett Packard, USA, October 30, 2013
  • Big Graph Data Processing, Facebook, USA, October 29, 2013
  • Big Graph Data Processing, Oracle, USA, October 28, 2013
  • Big Graph Data Processing, Distinguished Seminar, KT, Korea, October 2, 2013
  • Big Graph Data Processing, Data Streams, Korea, September 6, 2013
  • Big Graph Data Processing, Samsung Electronics, Korea, August 6, 2013
  • New Approach for Processing Ranked Subsequence Matching Based on Ranked Union, the 4th Int’l Workshop with Mentors on Databases (iDB), Web and Information Management for Young Researchers, Nagoya, Japan, July 31, 2012
  • Advanced Query Optimization Techniques in a Parallel Computing Environment, the 1st Int’l Workshop with Mentors on Databases (iDB), Web and Information Management for Young Researchers, Fukushima, Japan, September 21, 2008
  • Efficient Evaluation of Partial Match Queries for XML Documents Using Information Retrieval Techniques IBM Almaden Research Center, USA, April, 2006
  • Prefetching Based on the Type-Level Access Pattern in Object-Relational DBMSs
    IBM Almaden Research Lab., USA, July 2001