College of Information Technology and Engineering

Wook-Sung Yoo

About Me

Wook-Sung Yoo

Chair & Professor

Computer Science

WAEC 3101A



About Me

Dr. Yoo joined the Marshall University in 2016 as a chair and professor. Prior to joining Marshall University, he was a chair of Computer Science and Software Engineering Program at Fairfield University in 2008-16 and an associate professor at computer and information science program, a director or bioinformatics program, and a director of GE/Gannon information Management Graduate Program at Gannon University. Erie, PA in 1998-2016. He also taught computer science in the Department of Computer science at Utah State University and worked at the Oral Health Services and informatics Department at the State University of New York at Buffalo as an assistant professor. He was a chair of the IMIA (International Medical Informatics Association) Dental Informatics working group 2000 – 2006 and involved in various national wide commercial web and Informatics projects.


  1. Ph.D. Florida Institute of Technology, 1995

  2. M.S. Florida Institute of Technology, 1988

  3. D.D.S. Seoul Natinal University, 1982


Selected Publications

  • Zach Jones, Henok Atsbaha, David Wingfield, Wook-Sung Yoo. (2018)Painless Tennis Ball Tracking System, Proceedings of IEEE 42nd Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC), pp.783 – 784.

  • Kuo-chi Fang, Husnu S. Narman, Ibrahim Hussein Mwinyi, and Wook-Sung Yoo. (2018)PPHA-Popularity Prediction based High Data Availability for Datacenter, Wireless Telecommunications Symposium (WTS), International Journal of Interdisciplinary telecommunications & Networking (IJITN).

  • Haroon Malik , Elhadi M. Shakshuki, WookSung Yoo. (2018)Comparing mobile apps by identifying ‘Hot’ features, Future Generation Computer Systems, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.future.2018.02.008.

  • Haroon Malik , Elhadi M. Shakshuki, WookSung Yoo. (2018)Comparing mobile apps by identifying ‘Hot’ features, Future Generation Computer Systems, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.future.2018.02.008.

  • Wook-Sung Yoo and Sameer Ahamed Shaik. (2016)Development of Home Management System Using Arduino and AppInventor, The 40th IEEE Computer Society International Conference on Computers, Software & Applications, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Proceedings of COMPSAC 2016, June 10-14.

  • Wook-Sung Yoo. (2015)Online Group Embedded Figures Test and Student’s Success in Online Course, Edition 5, ISBN (978-88-6292-620-1), Proceeding of The Future of Education.

  • Hyun-Duck Kim, Munkhzaya Sukhbaatar, Myungseop Shin, Yoo-Been Ahn and Wook-Sung Yoo. (2014)Validation of Periodontitis Screening Model Using Sociodemographic, Systemic, and Molecular Information in a Korean Population, Journal of Periodontology, Vol. 85, No. 12: 1676-1683.

  • Wook-Sung Yoo. (2013)Software Engineering Service Learning Capstone Project: Implementation and Measuring Its Impact, The Journal for Civic Commitment, Vol. 20.


  • Government Fund

    Project-based Work Studio (PWS), NSF S-STEM, 2019 - 2024, $998,996


  • Government Fund

    Computer Science for West Virginia (CS4WV) , Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER), 2019 - 2012, $691,771


  • Government Fund

    WV Internship Program, West Virginia Department of Education, 2018 - 2019, $66,300

  • Government Fund

    Smart and Connected Community (SCC), NSF, 2018 - , $2,242,618


  • Government Fund

    Faculty Mentored Internship Program (FMIP) , West Virginia Department of Education, 2017 - 2018, $80,000

  • Government Fund

    Computing Education Academy, Connecticut Space Grant College Consortium, 2011 - 2012, $7,500

    Curriculum Development Grant

  • Government Fund

    Prototype of Extended XDB with Wiki, National Space (NASA) Grant Foundation, 2010 - 2011, $ 4,500

    Develop a prototype of non-traditional of Extended XDB.

  • Industry Fund

    Graduate Research Internship Program (GRIP) , General Electrics and other industries, 1998 - 2016, Approximately $1,200,000

    Grant for Graduate Professional Track program


Industrial Experience

  • ●  Consultant, General Electrics Transportation System, Erie, PA, USA, 1998 to 2015.  Software Consultant and Director of Graduate Research Internship Program. .

Professional Membership

  • ●  IEEE Computer Society

Professional Development/ Community Services/ Other Activities

  • ●  Chair of Dental Informatics WG in IMIA (International Medical Informatics Association) 2000- 2006

  • ●  West Virginia, Computer Science Workgroup, member


Teaching Interest

  • More than 20 year of teach experience in computer science, software engineering, and various informatics courses. Special interest in teaching Capstone project course.

Courses Taught

Course Number Course Name Year
CS690/IS691 Comprehensive Project 2017
CS 490 Senior Project 2016-2019
CS 330 Operating Systems 2016, 2018
CS110 Computer Science I 2016