Soon Ae Chun is a professor of Information Systems and Informatics Program, and a doctoral faculty member of Computer Science at the Graduate Center. She serves as the director of the Information Security Research and Education Lab (iSecure Lab). She received the Dolphin Award for Outstanding Scholarly Achievement. She serves as the President for the Digital Government Society.
Her research area includes Data Science, Security and Privacy, Semantic Web, Social Media, Service and data sharing, focusing on applied areas in Digital Government and Public Health. She conducted research work on the cybersecurity ontology, the disaster and emergency management process and resource discovery, social media uses for public services, ontology-based public service workflow generation, public engagement and transparency of policy decision making, Geospatial data access control, crowd-based environmental planning and policy. She is an IEEE senior member, a member of ACM Computing Society, the Digital Government Society, and the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society.