Dongsu Han

한동수 KAIST 전기및전자공학과

Dept. of Electrical Engineering, KAIST
Office: N1-814
KAIST 291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-701, Korea

Email: dongsuh (at)
Email: dongsu.han (at)

I am an assistant professor at KAIST (Department of Electrical Engineering and Graduate School of Information Security). I received a Ph.D. from the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University in 2012. My research interests include networked systems design, distributed systems, Internet architectures, and mobile computing. Students interested in research are welcome to contact me at

For Prospective Student/Post-doc Collaborators (연구에 관심있는 학생 링크)

Research Projects

Cloud systems and Big Data

Internet/System Security

Internet Content Delivery

Students and Post-Docs

Seongmin Kim, Byoungkwon Choi, Jungmin Kim, Jongwook Chae, Woohyun Choi, Yoojung Shin, Inho Cho
Changhyun Lee (Ph.D 2015; co-advised with Sue Moon), Keon Jang (Former visiting scientist/post-doc researcher)

Recent Publications (full list)

DFC: Accelerating String Pattern Matching for Network Applications [pdf][code]

Byungkwon Choi, Jongwook Chae, Muhammad Jamshed, Kyoungsoo Park, Dongsu Han


OpenSGX: An Open Platform for SGX Research [bibtex][pdf][code]

Prerit Jain, Soham Desai, Seongmin Kim, Ming-Wei Shih, JaeHyuk Lee, Changho Choi, Youjung Shin, Taesoo Kim, Brent Byunghoon Kang, Dongsu Han

NDSS 2016

A First Step Towards Leveraging Commodity Trusted Execution Environments for Network Applications [bibtex][pdf*][pptx] (* This version is an online version slightly modified from the original.)

Seongmin Kim, Youjung Shin, Jaehyung Ha, Taesoo Kim, Dongsu Han

ACM HotNets 2015

Practical Message-passing Framework for Large-scale Combinatorial Optimization [pdf][pptx][code]

Inho Cho*, Soya Park*, Sejun Park, Dongsu Han, Jinwoo Shin
(*co-first authors)

IEEE BigData 2015

Haetae: Scaling the Performance of Network Intrusion Detection with Many-core Processors [pdf]

Jaehyun Nam, Muhammad Jamshed, Byungkwon Choi, Dongsu Han, and KyoungSoo Park

RAID 2015

Breaking and Fixing VoLTE: Exploiting Hidden Data Channels and Mis-implementations [pdf]

Hongil Kim, Dongkwan Kim, Minhee Kwon, Hyungseok Han, Yeongin Jang, Dongsu Han, Taesoo Kim, Yongdae Kim

ACM CCS 2015

MemScope: Analyzing Memory Duplication on Android Systems [pdf][code]

Byeoksan Lee, Seong Min Kim, Eru Park, Dongsu Han

ACM APSys 2015

Practical, Real-time Centralized Control for CDN-based Live Video Delivery [bibtex][pdf]

Matthew K. Mukerjee, David Naylor, Junchen Jiang, Dongsu Han, Srinivasan Seshan, Hui Zhang


Extractocol: Automatic Extraction of Application-level Protocol Behaviors for Android Applications [pdf]

Hyunwoo Choi*, Jeongmin Kim*, Hyunwook Hong, Yongdae Kim, Jonghyup Lee, and Dongsu Han
(*co-first authors)

ACM SIGCOMM 2015 (poster)

A Case for a Stateful Middlebox Networking Stack [pdf]

Muhammad Jamshed, Donghwi Kim, YoungGyoun Moon, Dongsu Han, and KyoungSoo Park

ACM SIGCOMM 2015 (poster)

Accurate Latency-based Congestion Feedback for Datacenters [pdf]

Changhyun Lee, Chunjong Park, Keon Jang, Sue Moon, Dongsu Han


Information-Agnostic Flow Scheduling for Commodity Data Center [pdf][code]

Wei Bai, Li Chen, Kai Chen, Dongsu Han, Chen Tian, Weicheng Sun


Guaranteeing Deadlines for Inter-Datacenter Transfers [pdf][bibtex]

Hong Zhang, Kai Chen, Wei Bai, Dongsu Han, Chen Tian, Hao Wang, Haibing Guan, Ming Zhang

ACM Eurosys 2015

PIAS: Practical Information-Agnostic Flow Scheduling for Data Center Networks [pdf]

Wei Bai, Li Chen, Kai Chen, Dongsu Han, Chen Tian, Weicheng Sun

ACM HotNets 2014

MICA: A Holistic Approach to Fast In-Memory Key-Value Storage [pdf][pptx][code]

Hyeontaek Lim, Dongsu Han, David G. Andersen, Michael Kaminsky


mTCP: a Highly Scalable User-level TCP Stack for Multicore Systems [pdf][pptx][code]

EunYoung Jeong, Shinae Woo, Muhammad Asim Jamshed, Haewon Jeong, Sunghwan Ihm, Dongsu Han, Kyoungsoo Park

USENIX NSDI 2014 (Community Award)

Program Committee



Technical Reports

A Case for World-wide Network Measurement using Smartphones and Open Marketplaces

Dongsu Han and Srinivasan Seshan.

CMU-CS-11-106, Feb 2011. Abstract .pdf

Past Projects

Wireless and Neighborhood-Aware Networking (Intel Project)

eXpressive Internet Architecture (XIA):