Dr. Baek-Young Choi is an Associate Professor at the University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC). Prior to joining the University of Missouri – Kansas City, Dr. Choi held positions at Sprint Advanced Technology Labs, and the University of Minnesota, Duluth, as a postdoctoral researcher, and as a 3M McKnight distinguished visiting assistant professor, respectively. She published three books on network monitoring, storage systems, and cloud computing. She has been a faculty fellow of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s Visiting Faculty Research Program (AFRL-VFRP) and Korea Telecom’s - Advance Institute of Technology (KT-AIT). She is a senior member of ACM and IEEE, and a member of IEEE Women in Engineering. She is an associate editor for IEEE Internet-of-Things Journal and Springer Journal of Telecommunication Systems, and was an associate editor for Elsevier Journal Computer Networks. Her research interests generally lie in the broad area of networking and communications, with specific emphasis on Internet-of-Things, software-defined networking, cybersecurity, smart city technologies. Her research has been supported by several agencies including NSF, NASA, Sprint-Nextel, AFRL, U. Missouri System, and UMKC. She is a senior member of ACM and IEEE, and a member of IEEE Women in Engineering.