Dr. Min Song served as Program Director with the NSF from October 2010 to October 2014 and is the Founding Director of Institute of Computing and Cybersystems, Dave House Professor, and Department Chair of Computer Science. Min is also a Professor of Electrical and Computing Engineering at Michigan Tech. Through his outstanding contributions in promoting NSF’s international engagement and leadership, Min received the prestigious NSF Director’s award in 2012 for collaborative integration and the successful launch of groundbreaking international initiatives. Min’s current research interests are in the areas of Internet of Things, cyber physical systems, mobile computing, network security, spectrum access, artificial intelligence, and wireless communication networks. Min’s research is supported by NSF, DOE, and NASA. He has published more than 160 technical papers. Min was the recipient of NSF CAREER award in 2007.
Min’s professional career comprises 27 years in academia, government, and industry. Over the course of his career, Min has held various leadership positions and gained substantial experience in performing a wide range of duties and responsibilities. As an NSF Program Director in the Division of Computer and Network Systems, Min initiated three new programs and managed 10 programs in the field of wireless communications and wireless networking. He provided oversight for hundreds of communications and networking research and educational projects with a total funding budget of over $80 million. Min launched and served as Editor-in-Chief of two international journals. He also served as Editor or Guest Editor of 14 international journals, and as General Chair, Technical Program Chair, and Panel Chair for many conferences, including TPC Vice-Chair of GLOBECOM 2015 and General Chair of INFOCOM 2016.