Soon Ae Chun

Professor of Information Systems and Informatics

Soon Ae Chun is a professor and director of Information Systems and Informatics program at College of Staten Island (CSI) and a doctoral faculty member of Computer Science at the Graduate Center (GC) of the City University of New York. She is the director of the Information Security Research and Education Lab (iSecure Lab) sponsored by NSF. She is the recipient of the Fulbright Senior Scholarship and the CSI President's Dolphin Award for Outstanding Scholarly Achievement. She served as the President for the Digital Government Society . She was a visiting scholar at Seoul National University and Columbia University Network Security Lab. She is a research fellow at CIMIC Rutgers University.

Dr. Chun's research interests include Security and Privacy, Semantic Web, Data and Process Integration, Social Data Analytics and Workflow. Dr. Chun's current research projects include the policy issues in the smart cities, the development of a cyber security ontology and a Linked Data of multi-modal cybersecurity educational data, and research on social data integration and analytics in the Healthcare domain. Her research has been sponsored by NSF, NOAA and New Jersey State Agency and CUNY PSC.

Her research has been published in Journal of Computer Security, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, International Journal of Inforamtion and Computer Security, Journal of Distributed and Parallel Databases, Governent Information Quarterly and many other journals and conferences.

She serves as an editorial board member for many journals, and serves as a reviewer for numerous journals, conferences, and proposals. Dr. Chun has served as an organization member for many international conferences, including the general chair and program chair at Int. Conference of the Digital Government Research (dg.o), the IFIP conference of Database and Applications Security and Privacy (DBSec) and a track chair of the Semantic Web Applications at ACM Symposium of Applied Computing (ACM-SAC).

She is a senior member of IEEE Computer Society, a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the Digital Government Society, AIS, and the Beta Gamma Sigma National Business Honor Society.


PhD, Rutgers University

MBA, Rutgers University

MS/MA, SUNY Buffalo

Scholarship and Publications

Professor Chun has published in security and database journals, such as Journal of Computer Security, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, Journal of Distributed and Parallel Databases, as well as data science and applied informatics journals, such as Journal of Information Sciences, Government Information Quarterly, Information Polity, IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience, and Transportation Research.  She has published over 120 papers, in journals, conference proceedings, and book chapters, as well as several edited several journal special issues and conference proceedings. For the full list, visit the website.

Professor Soon Chun photograph

Contact Information

Office: Building 3N Room 226
Fax: 718.982.2965