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Young Choi

Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems and Management Science 

Office: 611 Zane Showker Hall
Phone: 540-568-7031
Fax: 540-568-3273
Email: choiyb at jmu dot edu
Mailing Address: JMU, College of Business, MSC 0206, Harrisonburg, VA 22807




The University of Missouri-Kansas City, Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Computer Networking & Telecommunications, 1995

The University of Missouri-Kansas City, M.S. in Computer Networking, 1991

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), M.S. in Computer Science, 1985

Chonnam National University, Korea, B.S. in Computer Science & Statistics, 1982

Academic  Interests

Secure Software Engineering, Telecommunications Network, Service, & Business Management, Homeland Security, Telemedicine & e-Government Security Management, Cognitive Radio, Spectrum Management & Wireless Sensor Networks, Global IT Technology Management, Standardization & Consulting for SMEs, Green Computing & Communications

Current Courses Taught
CIS/CS 320 Telecommunications and Information Processing
COB 204 Computer Information Systems
CIS 420 Computer-Based Networking
CIS 301 Information Technology Tools and Methods

Key Publications

"Security Management Protocols and Their Applications in Wireless Sensor Networks for Healthcare Environment" with Tae Hwan Oh, Jungwoo Ryoo, and Kristian Stokes. (Invited to the journal Sensors for the Special Issue "Wireless Sensor Technologies and Applications" on September 5, 2008: In progress)

"A Comprehensive Readiness Assessment Framework for Identity Theft Safeguards in Web-Based Electronic Government Systems" with Jungwoo Ryoo, Tae Hwan Oh, and Seungjae Shin, Electronic Government: An International Journal, pp. 19-40, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2009.

"A Multi-Dimensional Classification Framework for Developing Context-Specific Wireless LAN Security Attack Taxonomies" with Jungwoo Ryoo, Tae H. Oh, and Gregory Corbin, International Journal of Mobile Communications, pp. 253-267, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2009.

"The Pricing of Wireless Phone Service in the United States: Issues and Development Trends" with Travis C. Bache and Liza L. Hill. The International Journal of Mobile Communications, pp. 169-185, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2007.

"A Comparison and Classification Framework for Disaster Information Management Systems" with Jungwoo Ryoo. The International Journal of Emergency Management, pp. 264-279, Vol. 3, No. 4, 2006.

"Corporate Wireless LAN Security: Threats and an Effective Security Assessment Framework for Wireless Information Assurance" with Jeffrey Muller, Christopher V. Kopek, and Jennifer M. Makarsky. The International Journal of Mobile Communications, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 266-290, 2006. (James Madison University College of Business 2006 Best Practitioner Publication Award)

"Telemedicine in the USA: Standardization through Information Management and Technical Applications" with Joshua S. Krause, Hyewon Seo, Kathleen E. Capitan, and Kyusuk Chung. The IEEE Communications Magazine, April 2006.

"Challenges Associated with Privacy in Health Care Industry: Implementation of HIPAA Security Rules" with Kathleen E. Capitan, Joshua S. Krause, and Meredith M. Streeper. The Journal of Medical Systems, pp. 57-64, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2006.

"Management of Telecommunications Services: A Vital New Content Area and A Course Model for the College of Business" with Faye P. Teer and Harold B. Teer. The International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 1 (3), pp. 60-73, July-September 2005.

“A Generic Model for the Service Ordering Interface in the Customer-Service Provider Environment” with Adrian Tang, Deokjai Choi, Oh-Young Kang, and Hai Feng Weng.  Presented at the IEEE Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS '96), Kyoto, Japan, April 15-19, 1996.  (Best Paper Award of the NOMS (Network Operations and Management Symposium) 96)

“Overview of the Structures of Heterogeneous Genome Databases” with In Kuan Cheang and Adrian Tang.  Presented  at the 27th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-27) and published by the IEEE Computer Society Press, Vol. V Biotechnology Computing, Maui Intercontinental Resort, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii, USA, January 4-7, 1994.  (Best Paper Award of the Track at the HICSS-27 (The 27th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences))


Positions Held

Associate Technical Editor of the IEEE Communications Magazine, the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc), 2004-present.

Editorial Review Board Member of the Journal of Computer Information Systems (JCIS), 2003-present.

Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Telecommunications Management, the Henry Stewart Publications, London, March 2007-present.

Editorial Board Member of the International Journal of Internet Technology and Secured Transactions, Inderscience Enterprise Ltd., August 2005-present.

Editorial Board Member of the Open Research on Information Systems, August 2005-present.

Editorial Board Member of the International Journal on E-Learning (IJEL), the Association for Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), 2003-present.

Editorial Board Member and International Cooperation Committee Member of the KNOM (The Committee on Korean Network Operations and Management) Review, 2007-present.

TeleManagement Forum (formerly Network Management Forum (NMF)) World Ordering Team Technical Member (1995-present) and University Liaison Program (TMF ULP) Core Member, 2003-present

Member of International Telecommunications Education and Research Association (ITERA), 2004-present.

Member of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Next Generation Networks (NGNs) Focus Group (NGNFG), 2005-present.

Technical Group L (Computer Science and Systems Engineering) Councilor of KSEA (Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association), June 2008 - July 2011.