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Name: Young H. Cho

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Resume and Academic Research/Teaching Statements  

1.  Curriculum Vitae - Updated June 29, 2011
2.  Statement of Research  - Updated October 6, 2008
3.  Statement of Teaching  - Updated October 6, 2008

Professional Profile

- 22 years experience in formal procedural/object oriented programming languages
- 18 years experience in logic to system level computer architecture designs and instruction
- Expertise in FPGA and ASIC design languages and methodologies
- Expertise in wireless sensor network and embedded computing system
- Expertise in high performance computer architecture and parallel programming
- Expertise in high performance computer networking and router technologies

- Experience in commercial product development in high speed networking industry
- Demonstrated management skills through leading successful research teams and teaching
- Proficient in co-designing systems using both software and hardware
- Extensive experience in research and development of emerging technologies
- Long term vision for technical trend to anticipate and plan for the future goals
- Extensive list of publications in competitive technology conferences, journals, and books
- Ability to write successful research and development grant proposals
- Demonstrated analytical, investigative and problem-solving capabilities
- Team-oriented with superior communication and project management skills

Education

- DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (Ph.D.) - 2005
   
Department of Electrical Engineering - University of California, Los Angeles
- MASTER OF SCIENCES IN ENGINEERING (M.S.E.) - 2001
   
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering - University of Texas, Austin
- BACHELOR OF ARTS (B.A.) - 1996
   
Department of Computer Sciences - University of California, Berkeley

Patents and Patents Pending

T7. "Method of Measuring Accurate Dynamic Power Consumption of Integrated Components and Sub-circuits," US Provisional Application 61/589,988, USC Ref. 12-300, Application Filed, January 24, 2012.

T6. "Pervasive Thermoelectric Power Generation," US Provisional Application, Chevron, Application Filed, September 29, 2011.

T5. "OSCILLATOR BASED DRIFT COMPENSATED RESONATOR AND TIMER," UCLA Case No. 2008-769, Inventors: Young H. Cho, Zainul M. Charbiwala, Thomas Schmid, Jonathan Friedman, Mani B. Srivastava; Applicant: University of California, Submission Date: May 23, 2008.

T4. "HIGHLY STABLE SOFTWARE COMPENSATED OSCILLATOR," UCLA Case No. 2008-356, Inventors: Young H. Cho, Thomas Schmid, Zainul M. Charbiwala, Mani B. Srivastava; Applicant: University of California, Submission Date: November 23, 2007.

T3. "HIGH-PERFORMANCE CONTEXT-FREE GRAMMAR PARSER FOR POLYMORPHIC MALWARE DETECTION," International Patent No. WO2006113722, Published on October 26, 2006, Inventors: Young H. Cho and William Mangione-Smith, Applicant: University of California.

T2. "METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DEEP PACKET INSPECTION," International Patent No. WO2006031496, Published on March 23, 2006, Inventors: Young H. Cho and William Mangione-Smith, Applicant: University of California.

T1. "PROGRAMMABLE HARDWARE FOR DEEP PACKET FILTERING," International Patent No. WO2005104443, EP1738531, Published on November 3, 2005, Inventors: Young H. Cho and William Mangione-Smith, Applicant: University of California.

Book Chapter

B1. Young H. Cho, "Automatic Target Recognition Application using Field Programmable Gate Array," published as part of Reconfigurable Computing: The Theory and Practice of FPGA-Based Computation by Scott Hauck and Andre Dehon, ISBN-10: 0123705223, Morgan Kaufmann, November 9, 2007.

Refereed Journal Publications

J5. Thomas Schmid, Roy S Shea, Zainul M Charbiwala, Jonathan Friedman, Young H Cho, Mani B Srivastava, "On the Interaction of Clocks, Power, and Synchronization in Embedded Sensor Nodes." ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN), March 2010

J4. Roy S Shea, Mani B Srivastava, Young H Cho, " Optimizing Bandwidth of Call Traces for Wireless Embedded Systems." IEEE Embedded Systems Letters , June 2009.

J3. James Moscola, Ron K. Cytron, and Young H. Cho, "Hardware-Accelerated RNA Secondary-Structure Alignment." ACM Transactions on Reconfigurale Technology and Systems, June 2009.

J2. James Moscola, Young H. Cho, and John W. Lockwood, "Reconfigurable Content-based Router Using Hardware-Accelerated Language Parser." ACM Transaction on Design Automation of Electronic Systems on "Demonstrable Software Systems and Hardware Platforms, Volume 13, Number 2, April 2008.

J1. Young H. Cho and William H. Mangione-Smith, "Deep Network Packet Filter Design for Reconfigurable Devices." ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems (ACM TECS), 2007.
 

Refereed Conference Publications

C32. Chengjie Zhang, Affan Syed, Young H. Cho, and John Heidemann. “Steam-Powered Sensing.” In Proceedings of the 9th ACM SenSys Conference , p. 204-217. Seattle, Washington, USA, ACM. November, 2011.

C31. Alexander Silkin, Andrew Erridge, Andrew Goodney, Young H. Cho, Jihie Kim, " Smart Phone Based Cyber-Physical Social Network Interface for Older Adults," submitted to The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Mobile Computing, Applications, and Services (MobiCASE), Los Angeles, CA, October 2011.

C30. Andrew Goodney, Devang Negandhi, Kunal Joshi, Young H. Cho, "Small Scale Acoustic Tomography with Distributed Underwater Sensor Networks," The Fourth International Workshop on Sensor Networks (SN 2011), Minneapolis, June 2011.

C29. Jonathan Friedman, Dustin Torres, Young H Cho, Mani B Srivastava, "Submerged Biomimetic Electrostatic Imaging in Salt Water," The 9th Annual IEEE Conference on Sensors , November 2010.

C28. Andrew Goodney, Shailesh Narayan, Mengchen Wang, Peigen Sun, Vivek Bhandwalkar, Young H. Cho, "NetFPGA Logic Analyzer," Second North America NetFPGA Developers' Workshop, Stanford, CA, August 2010.

C27. Andrew Goodney, Shailesh Narayan, Vivek Bhandwalkar, Young H. Cho, "Pattern Based Packet Filtering using NetFPGA in DETER Infrastructure," First Asia NetFPGA Developers' Workshop, Daejeon, Korea, June 2010.

C26. Roy S Shea,  Mani B Srivastava, Young H. Cho,"Scoped Identifiers for Efficient Bit Aligned Logging," IEEE ACM DATE, March 2010.

C25. Jonathan Friedman, Thomas Schmid, Zainul Charbiwala, Mani B. Srivastava, Young H. Cho, "Multistatic Pulse-Wave Angle-of-Arrival-Assisted Relative Inteferometric Radar," IEEE Radar Conference 2009, Pasadena, CA, May 2009.

C24. Zainul Charbiwala, Sadaf Zahedi, Younghun Kim, Mani B. Srivastava, Young H. Cho, "Toward Quality of Information Aware Rate Control for Sensor Networks," Fourth International Workshop on Feedback Control Implementation and Design in Computing Systems and Networks (FeBID), San Francisco, CA, April 2009.

C23. Thomas Schmid, Jonathan Friedman, Zainul M Charbiwala, Young H Cho, Mani B Srivastava, "The True Cost of Accurate Time." USENIX Workshop on Power Aware Computing and Systems, December 2008.

C22. Jonathan Friedman, Zainul M Charbiwala, Thomas Schmid, Young H Cho, Mani B Srivastava, "Angle-of-Arrival Assisted Radio Inteferometry (ARI) Target Localization," Proceedings of MILCOM 2008, November 2008.

C21. Thomas Schmid, Zainul M. Charbiwala, Young H. Cho, Mani B. Srivastava, "Low-Power, High-Accuracy Timing Systems for Efficient Duty Cycling," International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design 2008 (IEEE/ACM ISLPED 2008), Bangalore, India, August 11-13, 2008.

C20. Thomas Schmid, Zainul M. Charbiwala, Young H. Cho, Mani B. Srivastava, "Exploiting Manufacturing Variations for Compensating Environment-induced Clock Drift in Network Time Synchronization," International Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems (ACM SIGMETRICS 2008), Annapolis, MD, June 2-6, 2008.

C19. Thomas Schmid, Jonathan Friedman, Zainul M Charbiwala, Young H Cho, Mani B Srivastava, "XCXO: An Ultra-low Cost Ultra-high Accuracy Clock System for Wireless Sensor Networks in Harsh Remote Outdoor Environments," ISSCC/DAC 2008, (Unpublished Student Design Contest Entry, Award Winner) , February 2008.

C18. Phillip H. Jones, James Moscola, Young H. Cho, and John W. Lockwood, "Adaptive Thermoregulation for Applications on Reconfigurable Devices." 17th IEEE International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications (FPL), Amsterdam, Netherlands, August 27-29, 2007 (~21% acceptance rate).

C17. Moshe Looks, Ronald P. Loui, John W. Lockwood, Adam Covington, Andrew Levine, Young H. Cho, "Streaming Hierarchical Clustering for Text Mining." IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, March 3-10, 2007.

C16. Andrew Levine, Ronald P. Loui, John W. Lockwood, Young H. Cho, "Sensitivity Analysis of Gigabit Concept Mining System." IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, March 3-10, 2007.

C15. James Moscola, Young H. Cho, and John W. Lockwood, "Hardware-Accelerated Parser for Extraction of Metadata In Semantic Network Content." IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, March 3-10, 2007.

C14. Phillip H. Jones, Young H. Cho, and John W. Lockwood, "Dynamically Optimizing FPGA Applications by Monitoring Temperature and Workloads." 20th IEEE/ACM International Conference on VLSI Design, Bangalore, India, January 6-10, 2007 [Best Paper of VLSI Design Conference].

C13. Phillip H. Jones, Young H. Cho, and John W. Lockwood, "An Adaptive Frequency Control Method using Thermal Feedback for Reconfigurable Hardware Applications." IEEE International Conference on Field Programmable Technology (FPT), Bangkok, Thailand, December 13-15, 2006.

C12. James M. Moscola, Young H. Cho, and John W. Lockwood, "A Reconfigurable Architecture for Multi-gigabit-Speed Content-based Routing." 14th IEEE Hot Interconnects, Stanford, CA August 23-25, 2006.

C11. G. Adam Covington, Charles L.G. Comstock, Andrew A. Levine, John W. Lockwood, Young H. Cho, "High Speed Document Clustering in Reconfigurable Hardware." 16th IEEE International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications (FPL), Madrid, Spain, August 2006. (~27% acceptance rate)

C10. Phillip H. Jones, John W. Lockwood, and Young H. Cho, "A Thermal Management and Profiling Method for Reconfigurable Hardware Applications." 16th IEEE International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications (FPL), Madrid, Spain, August 2006. (~27% acceptance rate)

C9. Young H. Cho, James M. Moscola, and John W. Lockwood, "Context-Free Grammar based Token Tagger in Reconfigurable Devices."  IEEE ICDE - International Workshop on Semantics enabled Networks and Services (ICDE SeNS), April 3-7, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

C8. Young H. Cho and William H. Mangione-Smith, "High Performance Context Free Grammar Parser for Network Intrusion Detection." Advanced Networking and Communications Hardware Workshop (ANCHOR), Madison, Wisc, Wisconsin, June 2005.

C7. Young H. Cho and William H. Mangione-Smith, "A Pattern Matching Co-processor for Network Security." 42nd IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference, Anaheim, CA, June 13-17, 2005. (~20% acceptance rate)

C6. Young H. Cho and William H. Mangione-Smith, "Fast reconfiguring Deep Packet Filter for 1+ Gigabit Network." IEEE Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM), Napa Valley, CA, April 2005.  (~28% acceptance rate)

C5. Young H. Cho and William H. Mangione-Smith, "Programmable Hardware for Deep Packet Filtering on a Large Signature Set." First Watson Conference on Interaction between Architecture, Circuits, and Compilers(P=ac2), Yorktown, NY, Oct. 6-8, 2004

C4. Young H. Cho and William H. Mangione-Smith, "Deep Packet Filter with Dedicated Logic and Read-Only-Memories." IEEE Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM), Napa Valley, CA, April 2004.  (~27% acceptance rate)

C3. Young H. Cho and William H. Mangione-Smith, "Specialized Hardware for Deep Network Packet Filtering." International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications (FPL), Montpellier, France, Sep. 2002.

C2. Young H. Cho, David Brunke, Greg Allen, and Brian Evans, "Optimization of Vertical and Horizontal Beamforming Kernels on the PowerPC G4 Processor with AltiVec Technology." 34th IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Monterey, CA, October 2000.

C1.  Young H. Cho, "Optimized Automatic Target Recognition Algorithm on Scalable Myrinet/Field Programmable Array Nodes." 34th IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Monterey, CA, October 2000.

 

Refereed Posters/Short Papers

 

P17. Terry Benzel, Young H. Cho, Annette DeSchon, Sridhar Gullapalli, and Fabio Silva, "SPAN: A Network Providing Integrated, End-to-End, Sensor-to-Database Solutions for Environmental Sciences," American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2009, December 2009.

P16. Fabio Silva, Annette DeSchon, Jui-Hung Chang, Samuel Westrich, Young H. Cho, Sridhar Gullapalli, Terry Benzel, and Eric A Graham, "SensorKit: A Flexible and Extensible System for In-Situ Data Acquisition," American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2009, December 2009.

P15. Terry Benzel, Young H. Cho, Annette DeSchon, Sridhar Gullapalli, David Chang, Fabio Silva, and Sam Westrich, "SPAN - A Network Providing Sensor-to-Database End-to-End Services," 2009 LTER All Scientist Meeting, Estes Park, CO, September 2009.

P14. Fabio Silva, Annette DeSchon, Jui-Hung Chang, Samuel Westrich, Eric A. Graham, Sridhar Gullapalli, Young Cho, Philip W. Rundel, and Terry Benzel, "SPAN: Sensor Processing and Acquisition Network Lessons Learned from Field Deployments," Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2009, August 2009.

P13. T. Benzel, F. Silva, A. Deschon, W. Ye, and Y. Cho, "Satellite Sensornet Gateway Technology Infusion Through Rapid Deployments for Environmental Sensing," American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2008, Dec. 2008.

P12. Roy S Shea, Young H Cho, Mani B Srivastava, "Application-Specific Trace Compression for Low Bandwidth Trace Logging," Proceedings of the 6th ACM Conference on Embedded Network Sensor Systems (SenSys), November 2008.

P11. Roy S Shea, Mani B Srivastava, Young H Cho, “Compressing Trace Logs for Monitoring and Debugging of Embedded Networked Systems,” CENS Anual Research Review , October 2008.

P10. Thomas Schmid, Jonathan Friedman, Zainul M Charbiwala, Young H Cho, Mani B Srivastava, "XCT: Crystal Compensated Timer for Low-cost, Low-drift Clocks," ISSCC 2008 , February 2008.

P9. Phillip H. Jones, James Moscola, Young H. Cho, and John W. Lockwood, "Changing Output Quality for Thermal Management."  IEEE Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM), Napa Valley, CA, April 2007.

P8. James Moscola, Young H. Cho, and John W. Lockwood, "Implementation of Network Application Layer Parser for Multiple TCP/IP Flows in Reconfigurable Devices." IEEE 16th International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications (FPL), Madrid, Spain, August 2006.

P7. James Moscola, Young H. Cho, and John W. Lockwood, "Content-Free Grammar Parsing for High-Speed Network Applications in Reconfigurable Hardware." 9th SIGDA Ph.D. Forum at DAC 2006, San Francisco, CA, July 25, 2006.

P6. James M. Moscola, Young H. Cho, and John W. Lockwood, "A Scalable Hybrid Regular Expression Pattern Matcher."  IEEE Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM), Napa Valley, CA, April 2006.

P5. Arpith C. Jacob, Brandon Harris, Jeremy Buhler, Roger Chamberlain, and Young H. Cho, "Scalable Softcore Vector Processor for Biosequence Applications."  IEEE Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM), Napa Valley, CA, April 2006.

P4. Shobana Padmanabhan, Moshe Looks, Dan Legorreta, Young Cho, and John W. Lockwood, "A Hardware Implementation of Hierarchical Clustering."  IEEE Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM), Napa Valley, CA, April 2006.

P3. James M. Moscola, Young H. Cho, and John W. Lockwood, "Reconfigurable Context-Free Grammar based Data Processing Hardware with Error Recovery." 13th IEEE Reconfigurable Architectures Workshop (RAW), Rhodes Island, Greece, April 2006.

P2. Young H. Cho, James M. Moscola, and John W. Lockwood, "Context-Free Grammar based Token Tagger in Reconfigurable Devices." 14th ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), Monterey, CA, February 2006.

P1.  Ruth Sivilotti, Young H. Cho, Wen-King Su, Danny Cohen, and Brian Bray, "Scalable Network Based FPGA Accelerators for an Automatic Target Recognition Application." IEEE Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM), Napa Valley, CA, April 1998.

 

Non-Refereed Publications

N1. Wen-King Su, Young H. Cho, Ruth Sivilotti, and Danny Cohen "Scalable, Network-Connected, Reconfigurable, Hardware Accelerators for an Automatic-Target-Recognition Application." Tech Report, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, May 1998.

N2. Wen-King Su, Young H. Cho, Ruth Sivilotti, Danny Cohen, and Brian K. Bray, "Myricom's FPGA based Approach to ATR/SLD." ARPA/ACS-PI-Meeting Presentation, November 1997.

N3. Phillip H. Jones, Young H. Cho, and John W. Lockwood, "Adaptive Control of FPGA Computation with Thermal Feedback." The Syndicated, Q4, 2006.

 

 
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