Stanley Y. W. Su, Ph.D.

Stanley Y. W. Su, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professor


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1968
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1965
B.A., Tamkang College of Arts and Sciences, 1961

Research Interests

Database and knowledge base management, distributed and parallel computing, collaborative systems, Web services, e-business, e-government and e-learning.


Su, Stanley Y. W., Meng, J., Kristhivasan, R., Degwekar, S. and Helal, S., “Dynamic Inter-Enterprise Workflow Management in a Constraint-based E-service Infrastructure,” Electronic Commerce Research, 3:9-24, 2003.

Liang, Qianhui, Chakarapani, Lakshmi N., Su, Stanley Y. W., Chikkamagalur, Raman N., and Lam, Herman, “A Semi-automatic Approach to Composite Web Services Discovery, Description and Invocation,” in the International Journal on Web Services Research, 1(4), Oct.-Dec. 2004, pp. 64-89.

Li, Haifei, Lam, H. and Su, Stanley Y. W., “On Automated E-business Negotiations: Goal, Policy, Strategy, and Plans of Decision and Action,” the Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, 2004.

Yang, Seokwon, Su, Stanley Y. W., Lam, Herman, “A Non-repudiation Message Protocol for E-commerce,” Internal Journal of Business Process Integration and Management, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp.34-42.

Lee, Gilliean, Zhang, Xu, and Su, Stanley Y. W., “Learning Object Models, Languages, Authoring Tools, and Registry Service for Achieving Dynamic and Collaborative E-learning,” Proceedings of the 7th IASTED International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education - CATE 2004, August 16-18, 2004, Kauai, Hawaii, USA. pp. 321-327. This paper received the best paper award at the conference.

Lee, Minsoo, Su, Stanley Y. W., and Lam, Herman, “Event and Rule Services for Achieving a Web-based Knowledge Network,” Knowledge-Based Systems, Elsevier, Vol. 17, Issues 5-6, 2004, 179-188. Available on-line at

Lee, Minsoo, Su, Stanley Y. W. and Lam, Herman, “A Knowledge Network Approach for Improving Active Virtual Market Places,” Journal on Data Semantics II, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3360, Springer-Verlag, 2005, pp. 113-135. Electronic copy is available at

Lee, Gilliean and Su, Stanley Y. W., “Learning Object Models and an E-learning Service Infrastructure for Virtual E-learning Communities,” International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, Vol. 4, Issue 1, 2005, Idea Group Publishing,

Su, Stanley Y. W., Fortes, Jose, et al., “Transnational Information Sharing, Event Notification, Rule Enforcement and Process Coordination,” International Journal of Electronic Government Research, 1(2), April-June, 2005, Idea-group Publishing, pp. 1- 26.

Liang, Qianhui and Su, Stanley Y. W., “AND/OR Graph and Search Algorithm for Discovering Composite Web Services”, International Journal of Web Services Research, 2(4), 48-67, October-December 2005.

Awards & Distinctions

  • IEEE Fellow
  • Governor’s Award for Outstanding Contribution in Technology and Science, State of Florida, March 1989.
  • University of Florida Research Foundation (UFRF) Professorship Award, Research Achievement Award and Professorial Excellence Program Award, University of Florida
  • Best paper awards received at the IEEE 7th International Conference on Data Engineering, Kobe, Japan, April 10-12, 1991 and at the 7th IASTED International Conference on Computers and Advanced Technology in Education – CATE 2004, August 16-18, 2004, Kauai, Hawaii, USA.
  • Keynote Speaker at the Fifth International Conference on Data Engineering (COMPDEC 89), Los Angeles, CA, Feb. 9, 1989, the First International Computer Conference in Science, Technology, and Medicine, University of Isfahan, the 5th International Hong Kong Computer Society Database Workshop, Next Generation Database Systems, Kowloon Shangri-La, Feb. 26, 1994. Isfahan, Iran, Dec. 26 – 28, 1991, the 4th International Hong Kong Computer Society Database Workshop, Hong Kong, Dec. 12-13, 1992, the ACM’s Fourth International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM ’95), Nov. 28 – Dec. 2, 1995, Baltimore, MD., the Partnership in Global Learning’s Database Research Conference, April 2003, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Contact Information

Telephone: 352-450-2916

Fax: 352-392-1220