• [service] May 2017:  I am serving as an Associate Editor of PACM on IMWUT (Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies)
  • [paper] Mar. 2017: Our paper on a mobile/cloud system to empower a massively packed crowd to instantly and collectively visualize their common message has been accepted to ACM MobiSys 2017 (acceptance ratio: 18%)!
  • [paper] Jul. 2016: An overview article about our PowerForecaster system has been published in GetMobile!
  • [paper] Jul. 2016: Our paper on a power-aware development support tool for mobile sensing applications has been accepted to ACM UbiComp 2016 (acceptance ratio: 23.9%, 481 submissions)!
  • [service] Jan. 2016: I’m serving as a Program Co-Chair of MobiSys 2016 Ph.D. Forum.
  • [paper] Jul. 2015: Our paper on a system to predict smartphone power impact of continuous sensing applications at pre-installation time  has been accepted to ACM SenSys 2015 (one of 27 accepted out of 132 submissions)!
  • [service] Jun. 2015: I’m serving on the TPC for the International Workshop on Internet of Things towards Applications (IoT-App) 2015.
  • [paper] May 2015: Our paper on exploring the current practices for smartwatch battery use and management has been accepted to ISWC 2015 (acceptance ratio: 25%).
  • [paper] May 2015: Our paper on a novel mobility-aware smartphone battery information advisor for continuous sensing applications has been accepted to UbiComp 2015 (acceptance ratio: 23.6%).
  • [service] May 2015: I’m serving on the Organizing Committee (Travel Grant Chair) for UbiComp 2015 / ISWC 2015.
  • [service] Mar. 2015: I’m serving on the Organizing Committee (Poster & Demo Co-Chair) for the 13th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys 2015).
  • [service] Mar. 2015: I’m serving on the TPC of DCOSS 2015 (Mobile Sensing Track).
  • Mar. 2015: I joined KOREATECH (Korea University of Technology and Education) as an assistant professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering.
  • [paper] Sep. 2014: Our paper on understanding relational orientation based on attachment theory and Facebook activities has been accepted to ACM CSCW 2015.
  • [award] Sep. 2014: We’ve won the Honorable Mention Award at ACM MobileHCI 2014!
  • [paper] Feb. 2014: Our paper on smartphone-based opportunistic ECG monitoring has been presented at ACM HotMobile 2014.

I am an assistant professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering at KOREATECH (Korea University of Technology and Education). My research interests span a broad range of topics in the area of mobile and ubiquitous computing and IoT computing. I am interested in designing creative systems and conducting experimental system research for challenging real-world problems. I am particularly interested in devising new mobile applications/services, tackling related technical problems, and designing systems for the applications, and building working prototype. Before joining KOREATECH, I was a research professor in the Department of Computer Science at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology).

Contact information

  • email: swkang at
  • tel: +82-41-560-1406

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