Professor Jun Wang

Dr. Jun Wang joined the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Central Florida in 2006. Prior to that, he was a faculty in the Computer Science and Engineering Department of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. He is the recipient of the National Science Foundation Early Career Award 2009 and the Department of Energy Early Career Principal Investigator Award 2005. Recently, he has won the 2015 UCF Reach For the Stars award, 2013 Dean’s Research Professorship Award, Charles N. MillicanFaculty Fellow 2010-2012, and University of Central Florida Research Incentive Award 2010, 2017, and 2022.

His research has been sponsored mainly by the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy. His work aims to generate impacts in the high-performance I/O systems community. He has authored over 200 publications in premier journals such as IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, and leading HPC and systems conferences such as ISCA, DAC, IPDPS, HPDC, ICDCS, EuroSys, ICS, Middleware, FAST, and VLDB. He has graduated 14 Ph.D. students who upon their graduations were employed by major US IT corporations (e.g., Apple, Google, Microsoft, EMC, etc). He has served as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems and International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributes Systems (IJPEDS). He is a senior member of IEEE. He has conducted extensive research in the areas of Computer Systems and High-Performance Computing.

His specific research interests include:

  • Big Data and Big Compute Systems
  • Data-intensive High-Performance Computing
  • Massive Storage and File System
  • I/O Architecture

US News and World Report announced UCF Computer Engineering graduate program 2019-2020 ranking at 52. There are multiple graduate research assistant positions available in CASS laboratory. Please contact Prof. Wang at


EECS – Electrical & Computer Engineering

Phone:      407-8230449
Email:       JUN.WANG at UCF dot EDU
Location:  Harris Engineering Center (bldg. 116) 320

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