Younghee Park

Associate Professor, San Jose State University

Dr. Younghee Park is an Associate Professor and Program Director in Computer Engineering at San Jose State University. She was a visiting professor at IBM Almaden Research starting from July 2019 to August 2020. She obtained an award of excellence as a distinguished faculty mentor for the SJSU Student Research Competition in 2017. She selected Kordestani Endowed Chair in the College of Engineering in 2016 and 2017 as a distinguished research professor. She is an expert in cybersecurity and education including machine-learning and deep-learning based cybersecurity research, SDN/NFV security, malware analysis, and IoT security. She received the SJSU distinguished faculty mentor award in 2017 and the Faculty Award for Excellence in Scholarship in 2018. She received Best Paper Award in ACM SIGCSE 2018 and Best Paper Honorable Mention Award in ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies (SACMAT)2016.


  • Malware Detection
  • SDN/NFV Security
  • ML/DL Security
  • IoT