Jaehyun Nam

Jaehyun Nam, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Dept. of Computer Engineering
Dankook University, Republic of Korea

Office: Room 517, Engineering Building 2
Address: 152 Jukjeon-ro, Suji-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea (16890)
Phone: +82-31-8005-3663
E-mail: namjh@dankook.ac.kr / jn@boanlab.com

Short Biography

Jaehyun Nam is an assistant professor in Department of Computer Engineering, College of SW Convergence, Dankook University. He is also maintaining a CNCF sandbox project, KubeArmor. He received his Ph.D. in School of Computing (advisor, Professor Seungwon Shin) from KAIST. He previously received his B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from Sogang University and his M.S. in Graduate School of Information Security (advisor, Professor KyoungSoo Park) from KAIST. Before joining Dankook University, he was a principal scientist at AccuKnox and designed various security solutions for today’s cloud and edge computing systems.

Research Interests

His research interests focus on networked systems and security. He is especially interested in security issues in cloud and edge computing systems, including Software-defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Internet of Things (IoT), and containerization (Docker and Kubernetes).




Principal Scientist, AccuKnox (Jul 2020 ~ Aug 2022)

Post-doctoral Researcher, KAIST (Mar 2020 ~ Jun 2020)

Research Observer, SRI International (May 2019 ~ Aug 2019)

International Fellow, SRI International (Sept 2018 ~ Nov 2018)

Research Observer, SRI International (Dec 2017 ~ Mar 2018)

International Fellow, SRI International (Jun 2016 ~ Aug 2016)

Research Observer, SRI International (Dec 2015 ~ Feb 2016)

Honors and Awards

Cyber Security Paper Award (Sept 2023)

Cyber Security Paper Award (Sept 2022)

Samsung Humantech Paper Award (Feb 2020)

NAVER Ph.D. Fellowship Award (Nov 2018)

Best SDN Solution Showcase Award (Oct 2016)

Ministry Award of the Interior (Dec 2015)