Kang G. Shin

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Kang G. Shin
Born 1946
South Korea
Fields Computer Science, Wireless network
Institutions Rensselaer Polytechnic
University of Michigan
Alma mater Seoul National University
Cornell University
Doctoral students Jennifer Rexford

Kang G. Shin is the Kevin and Nancy O'Connor Professor of Computer Science in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of Michigan. He is also the founding director of the Real-Time Computing Laboratory (RTCL). He is known for his contributions to the field of wireless networking and network security.

Shin is a recipient of the Ho-Am Prize in Engineering. This prize is awarded for the "outstanding contributions to the development of science and culture and enhancement of the welfare of mankind".[1]

Research interests[edit]

  • Wireless networking
  • Computation and network security
  • Cyber-physical systems
  • Virtualization-based server consolidation and resource management

Real-Time Computing Laboratory (RTCL)[edit]

RTCL is a research group in the EECS dept. at Univ. of Michigan. The research topics at RTCL include:

  • Quality-of-Service (QoS) sensitive computation and networking, especially focusing on Internet services and applications
  • Real-time operating systems and middleware services
  • Distributed system architectures for timeliness and dependability QoS
  • Fault-tolerant system design, analysis, and validation
  • Open controller software architectures and real time databases for embedded systems like automobiles, automated homes and factories.

RTCL Alumni Tree


  1. ^ "Ho-Am Prize - Engineering". Retrieved 2009-09-30. 

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