- Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Southern California
- M.S. Computer Science, Fudan University
- B.S. Computer Science, Fudan University
Professor Su has published in a wide range of topics (databases, verification, services, and workflow). Dr. Su served on program committees of many conferences in the databases (PODS, ICDT, VLDB, ICDE) and services computing/BPM (ICSOC, BPM). He was a general co-chair of ICSOC 2013, the PC chair of PODS 2009, and the general chair of SIGMOD 2001. Dr. Su was a keynote speaker at several international conferences/workshops including ICSOC 2012 and WS-FM 2013. He served on UC system wide committees on International Education (UCIE, 2006-2008) and Research Policy (UCORP, 2010-2012). He also held visiting positions at INRIA and Bell Labs, was/is an adjunct professor at Peking, Fudan, Donghua Universities in China.
Professor Su’s primary research interests are in data modeling and access languages, data management, web services, formal verification, modeling of processes with data, and management of business processes. He has studied/is studying data manipulation languages for relational databases, complex objects or nested relations, and object-oriented databases; incremental query evaluation and view maintenance; database models for spatial and scientific databases; complexity and expressive power of constraint query languages; automata-based verification techniques for software systems; web service modeling, composition, and verification; choreography for collaborative processes; formal models for business processes based on business artifacts; workflow system applications in government agencies, in healthcare, and in businesses. His current focus is on data modeling and management for workflow, data-centric workflow modeling, web services, BPM.
Honors and Awards
- Outstanding Faculty Award, College of Engineering, UCSB, 2000
- IBM Faculty Award 2007
- IBM Faculty Award 2008