Awards and Honors:


IEEE Fellow since 1998


Fellow, Minnesota Supercomputer Institute


Center Director, National Science Foundation I/UCRC Center on Intelligent Storage since 2009


National Science Foundation, Director’s Award for Collaborative Integration, September 8, 2008


ACM Recognition of Service Award, 2013


IEEE Certificate of Appreciation, 2012 for contributing to the growth of the communications industry and the society as a loyal communications society member


IEEE Certificate of Appreciation, 2007


Member of Technical Review Committee, Information Communication Lab at Industry Technology Research Institute, Taiwan, 2008, 2010, and 2013


Member of Advisory Committee for Innovation and Advanced Research, Institute of Information Industry, Taiwan, 2016-present


Member of International Advisory Committee, Research Center for Information Technology Innovation, Academic Sinica, Taiwan, 2011-present


Member of International Advisory Committee, Institute of Information Science, Academic Sinica, Taiwan, 2008-2016


Member of International Advisory Board of the Journal of Computer Science and Engineering, Korea, 2007-present


Member of External Review Committee, Graduate Institute of Biomedical Electronics and Bioinformatics, National Taiwan University, May 2023


Invited Keynote Speaker, International Photonics and Optoelectronic Meetings at Wuhan, China, 2022


Invited Keynote Speaker, joint meeting National Yang-Ming Chao-Tung University and Institute of Information Industry, August 2022


Invited Plenary Speaker, National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, July 2022


Invited member of visiting committee of Chinese University of Hong Kong for reviewing Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering, Mechanical and Automation Engineering, and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management 2018 

Invited Speaker at Salesforce, February 2018, San Francisco

Invited Plenary Speaker at IEEE ICNC (International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications) 2017, San Jose, CA

Invited Keynote Speaker at the 6th IEEE Non-Volatile Memory Systems and Applications Symposium (NVMSA) 2017, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan

Invited Speaker at Huawei Strategy and Technology Workshop 2016, Shenzhen, China, May 2016

Invited Speaker at National Taiwan University, 9/7/2016

Invited Speaker at Industrial Technology and Research Institute, Taiwan, 9/9/2016

Invited Speaker at Asia University, Taiwan, 9/13/2016

Invited Speaker at National Central University, Taiwan, 9/21/2016

Invited Distinguished Speaker at Huawei Storage Summit, Shenzhen, China, November, 2015

Invited Speaker, University of Central Florida, October, 2015

Invited Speaker Distinguished Industrial Lecture Series in ICT for 2020 - Storage Systems Research Trends in Big Data Era  at CITI (Center for Information and Technology Innovation), Academic Sinica, Taiwan August 2014

Invited Keynote Speaker, the 16th IEEE International Conference on Communication Technology,  Nov. 2014, Shenzhen, China


Invited Keynote Speaker, the 15th IEEE International Conference on Communication Technology,  Nov. 2013, Guilin, China


Invited Keynote Speaker, IEEE 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Intelligence Systems, Oct. 30 to November 1, 2012, Hangzhou, China


Invited Speaker, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, February 2012


Invited Keynote Speaker, the 17th IEEE Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), December 7-9, 2011, Tainan, Taiwan


Invited Speaker, NEC Research, Princeton, New Jersey, December 2011


Invited Speaker, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, November 2011


Invited Speaker, IBM Almaden, San Jose, California, March 2011


Invited Speaker, Samsung Electronics Research, San Jose, California, March 2011


Invited Keynote Speaker, the 16th International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems, October 14-16, Chicago, 2010


Invited Plenary Speaker, Cyber Physical System Summit (organized by Taiwan Government Executive Yuan Strategy Research Board), September 2010, Taipei, Taiwan


Invited Plenary Speaker, Globecom 2010 on “Future Generation Networks”, Dec. 2010


Invited President Distinguished Speaker, Haungzhou Electronic University, China, March 2010


Invited Speaker, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academic of Sciences, February 2010


Invited Keynote Speaker, the 2nd International workshop on Critical Infrastructure Protection, December 2009, Taipei, Taiwan


Invited Keynote Speaker, 10th International Symposium on Pervasive Systems, Algorithms and Networks, Taiwan, Dec. 2009


Invited Keynote Speaker, 5th International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networks (MSN 2009), Wu Yi Mountain, China


Invited Distinguished Speaker, William and Mary College, November 2008


Invited Keynote Speaker, D2D Workshop, October 25, 2008, Shenzhen, China


Invited Keynote Speaker, SNAPI08, Workshop on Storage Network Architecture and Parallel I/Os, September 2008, Baltimore, Maryland


Invited Keynote Speaker, IFIP International Conference on Network and Parallel Computing, Oct. 18, 2008, Shanghai, China


Invited Keynote Speaker, International Workshop on Wireless Security and Privacy, June 20, 2008, Beijing, China


Invited Keynote Speaker, Workshop on Mission Critical Networks, April 18, 2008, Phoenix, Arizona


Invited A* Visiting Professor, Data Storage Institute, Singapore, January 2009


Invited Speaker, Symantec, Mountain View, California, April 2008


Invited Keynote Speaker, International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems and Applications, August 2007


Invited Keynote Speaker, Korean Computer Congress (KCC), June 2007


Invited Sensor Network Panel Organizer at Infocom, May 2007


Invited Speaker, Boeing, Seattle, May 2007


Invited Keynote Speaker at IEEE International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing and Applications, June 2007, Newport Beach, California


Invited Speaker at Boeing, March 2007


Invited Plenary Speaker at Navy Undersea Distributed Networked Systems Conference in Newport, RI, February 13-15, 2007


Invited Keynote Speaker at NASA Earth Science Web Meeting in San Diego, February 13-14, 2007


Invited Keynote speaker at Trusted Computing Group Annual Meeting, January 2007, Atlanta


Invited Speaker at DOE Salishan High Speed Computing Conference, April 2006


Invited Speaker at Cisco Fast Router Symposium, August 2006


Invited Speaker at Distinguished Lecture Series at Michigan State University, November 2006


Invited Keynote Speaker at GENI Great Plains Network Workshop, Nov. 2006, Kansas State University


Invited keynote Speaker, the 9th IASTED Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications, August 2005, Honolulu, Hawaii


Invited Plenary Speaker, the IEEE Conference on Next Generation Web Services and Practices, Seoul, Korea 2005


Digital Technology Center, Outstanding Service Award, 2004


Invited Korea IT Promotion Agency Distributed Visiting Professor at Chung-An University,


Invited Speaker, Han-Wha S&C, Seoul Korea, June 17th, 2003


Invited Keynote Speaker at Digital Convergence Workshop, June 18th, 2003


Invited Speaker at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute for Science and Technology), June 20th, 2003


Invited Speaker, Seoul National University, June 25th, 2003


Invited Keynote Speaker at Korea Electronic Conference, July 9th, 2003


Invited Speaker at Samsung Electronics,  July 15th, 2003


Invited Speaker at  HanYang University, July 16th, 2003


Invited Speaker at Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, July 25th, 2003


Invited Keynote Speaker, Workshop on Architectural and OS Support for Multimedia Applications, Minneapolis, August 1998


Invited Keynote Speaker, International Conference on Internet Technology, 1998


Invited Keynote Speaker, Pacific Workshop on Distributed Multimedia Systems, Taipei, Taiwan, July 1998


Invited Keynote Speaker, 11th International Conference on Computer Applications in Industry and Engineering, Las Vegas, Nevada, Nov. 11-13, 1998


Certificate of Appreciation from IBM, 1997


Invited Distinguished Visitor, National University of Singapore, 1996


Best Paper Award, “Link Delay Modeling for Two-Way Traffic Road Segment in Vehicular Network,” Proc. of  International Conference on Internet of Vehicles (IOV) 2015, Chengdu, China (with Jinlo Lee and Jaehoon Jeong)


Best Paper Award, International Conference on Computer Design, Austin,

Texas 1998, "Finding the Longest Simple Path in Cyclic Combinatorial Circuits," (with Y.C. Hsu and S.Z. Sun)


"On the General False Path Problem," Proc. of Design Automation Conference 1989, pp. 555-560 (with H.C. Yen). This paper has been nominated for the best paper award.