About Me

I am Hokeun Cha, a first-year Ph.D stduent in the Department of Computer Science at University of Wisconsin-Madison. I am currently working with Prof. Xiangyao Yu. Before joining UW-Madison, I worked as a researcher at Sungkyunkwan University. I received my M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering under the supervision of Prof. Beomseok Nam in 2020, and bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science and Engineering, and Business Administration in 2018, all at Sungkyunkwan University. For details, please refer to my CV.

Research Interests

My research interests include data-intensive systems. In particular, I am highly interested in leveraging overall system performance using advanced technologies such as Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) and Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA).


  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D. in Computer Science, 2021-Present
  • Sungkyunkwan University, M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2018-2020
  • Sungkyunkwan University, B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering, 2012-2018
  • Sungkyunkwan Univeristy, B.B.A. in Business Administration, 2012-2018