Yonghwi Kwon

Assistant Professor
4224 Iribe Center
Ph.D., Purdue University (Computer Science)
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Yonghwi Kwon is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and a member of the Maryland Cybersecurity Center.

His research interests include software security, software engineering and cyber forensics. Kwon leads the Secure and Sound Software (SEED) Research Group, which aims to develop security techniques to secure real-world software systems.

Before coming to UMD, he was the John Knight Career Enhancement Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Virginia.

Kwon is the recipient of an NSF CAREER Award, an NSF CRII Award, an ACM SIGPLAN Distinguished Paper Award, a Maurice H. Halstead Memorial Award, an ASE Best Paper Award, an ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award, and a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Award.

He received his doctorate in computer science from Purdue University in 2018.

Go here to view Kwon's academic publications on Google Scholar.