Andrew H. Sung is currently Professor and Chairman of the Computer Science Department of New Mexico Tech, and a founding coordinator of the university's Information Technology Program. An Associate Director for unclassified research of ICASA (Institute for Complex Additive Systems Analysis, a statutory research division of NMT, responsible for performing work on information technology, information assurance, and analysis and protection of critical infrastructure as complex systems), he has been the POC for New Mexico Tech's CAE/IAE program since its inception in 2002.


Sung has 200 publications in the areas of theoretical computer science, software engineering, high-performance computing, soft computing, modeling and simulation, information security, and bioinformatics. His current research interests are computational intelligence (particularly soft computing and its engineering applications), information security, and bioinformatics. Over the last six years, he has led a research group at NMT that developed expertise in feature selection, intrusion detection, malware analysis, information hiding, steganalysis, and bioinformatics.


Andrew Sung received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University in 1976, M.S. in Mathematical Sciences from the University of Texas at Dallas in 1980, and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1984. He joined New Mexico Tech in 1987, and served as the Computer Science department chair from 1988 to 1993, and again since January 2000.