Soon Ae Chun is a City University of New York (CUNY) College of Staten Island (CSI) professor and director of its Information Systems and Informatics (ISI) program. She also teaches at the CUNY Graduate Center (GC) in both the computer science PhD program and the Master’s program in data science. She is the director of the National Science Foundation (NSF)-sponsored Information Security Research and Education Lab (iSecure Lab). In 2018, she was awarded a Fulbright Senior Scholarship. She received the CSI President’s Dolphin Award for Outstanding Scholarly Achievement in 2014.
Dr. Chun applies data management, data analytics, machine learning, and semantic web and knowledge-based approaches to security, privacy, digital government, smart cities, and digital health. She served as president of the Digital Government Society from 2016 to 2017, and is a founding editor-in-chief of Digital Government: Research and Practice (DGOV).
Her research has been funded by NSF, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), New Jersey state government agencies, the National Research Foundation of Korea, and the Professional Staff Congress (PSC-CUNY). She is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
She has been a CR reviewer since 2013.