Sam H. Noh, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Dean of UNIST Graduate School of Artificial Intelligence, has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
On November 23, IEEE has released the complete list of the 2022 class of IEEE Fellows. Among the 311 professionals named to the 2022 cohort, six are from Korea and this includes Dean Noh.
The IEEE is the world’s leading professional organization, dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Today, the organization has more than 400,000 members in more than 160 countries. IEEE Fellow is a distinction reserved for select IEEE members whose extraordinary accomplishments in IEEE fields of interest are deemed fitting of this prestigious grade elevation. The distinction is awarded to fewer than 0.1 percent of voting members annually and requires the member to have conducted research with major societal impacts that extend outside their specialty. Dean Noh was selected based on his contributions to “storage system software for flash and nonvolatile memory.”
Dean Sam H. Noh is a prominent scientist in system software and data-storage technology. Besides being appointed as Editor-in-Chief of the ACM Transaction of Storage (ToS) in 2016, he has been contributing greatly to the academic vitality of the computing field. In 2017, he was honored as a Distinguished Member of the ACM in recognition of his contributions to advancing the field of computing. Dean Noh has also gained international attention in February 2020 when he served as one of two co-chairs for the 18th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST 20). In January 2021, He was also elected as a 2020 fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest scientific and educational society for computing professionals.
“It is a great honor to be recognized by my peers and to be included in this group of distinguished individuals,” noted Dean Noh.
Dean Noh received the B.S. degree in computer engineering from Seoul National University and the Ph.D. degree in computer science from University of Maryland. He joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UNIST in 2015. Prior to joining UNIST, Professor Noh worked at George Washington University and Hongik University for the last 22 years. He currently serves as Dean for UNIST Graduate School of Artificial Intelligence.