Simon Shim

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Simon Shim is a professor at Computer Engineering Department at San Jose State University. He was in the editorial board of IEEE Computer ( and the area editor of Internet Computing at Computer for 5 years. He worked as a Director at SAP Labs, Palo Alto, CA, USA where he worked on the in-memory database. He was a guest editor for the special issue on high speed security (2004), The CAP Theorems’ Growing Impact (2012), and Next Generation Memory (2013) for IEEE Computer. He has published more than 50 papers in journals and conferences in IEEE Computer, IEEE Transaction on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Concurrency, ACM MONET, and Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications (Kluwer Academic Publishers) and multiple patents. He has co-authored one published technical book. He received PhD in computer science from University of Minnesota. His current research areas include internet computing, database management, machine learning, and information retrieval. He has organized and served as a workshop chair of IEEE data engineering, IEEE mobile commerce and IEEE electronic commerce. He had been an editor for Web Technologies column at IEEE Computer for 5 years. He is a member of STCC Center at
Selected Publication
1. V. Pendyala, S. Shim, C. Bussler: The Web that dissipates beyond the World, IEEE Computer 48(5)  May 2015
2. G. Atwood, S. Chae, S. Shim: Next-Generation Memory. IEEE Computer 46(8): 21-22 (2013)
3. S. Shim: The CAP Theorem’s Growing Impact. IEEE Computer 45(2): 21-22 (2012)
4. V. Pendyala, S. Shim: The Web as the Ubiquitous Computer. IEEE Computer 42(9): 90- 92 (2009)
5. J. Shim, S. Shim: Ontology-based e-Catalog in e-commerce: ECRA Vol. 5, No. 1. Special Section. Electronic Commerce Research and Applications 5(1): 1 (2006)
6. S. Shim, G. Bhalla, V. Pendyala, “Federated Identity Management,” IEEE Computer, December 2005.
7. J. Chung, K. Lin, S. Shim, “Beyond Electronic Commerce,” IEEE Computer, 92-93, May 2005.
8. P. Jungck, S. Shim: Issues in High-Speed Internet Security. IEEE Computer 37(7): 36-42, July 2004
9. S. Shim, L. Gong, A. Rubin, L. Gwennap, “Guest Editor’s Introduction: Securing the High-Speed Internet,” IEEE Computer: pp. 33-35, June 2004.
10. H. Yunos, J. Gao, S. Shim, “Wireless Advertising”, IEEE Computer, 30-37, May 2003