Woong Shin is a research staff member in the Technology Integration Group. His primarily role is to design MTS (Multi-Tiered Storage system), a system software for data management on multi-tiered storage systems. Woong first joined the Technology Integration Group in 2016 as a research intern (ORAU ASTRO). During this appointment, he evaluated NVM-e SSDs for burst buffer systems, and he also conducted research and development on multi-tiered storage systems for HPC centers.

Woong has 7 years of experience in the information technology (IT) industry of South Korea as a software engineer working with enterprise information systems and networks, followed by 7 years of training in academia focusing on system software and architecture design. His area of research centers around developing optimized system software & architecture based on NVRAM devices.

He received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering and computer science (M.S. and Ph.D. integrated course) in 2017 from Seoul National University, South Korea, and earned his B.S. in computer science from Korea University, South Korea.


Korea University
Computer Science
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Seoul National University
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

R&D Activities Contributions

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