Youngjae Kim is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Sogang University. Before joining the Sogang University, he was a staff scientist and NVM file system team leader at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for U.S Department of Energy in 2009-2015. In 2011-2014, he had been affiliated with Georgia Institute of Technology as an adjunct professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He earned a PhD in computer science and engineering at The Pennsylvania State University, a MS in computer science at KAIST and a BS in computer science and engineering at Sogang University. His research interests focus on software infrastructure for data storage, data movement, data management and data analysis spanning from research and development to integration, deployment, operation and service for big data and cloud computing environments.