Packard Lab 414
19 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, PA 18015

Areas of Research

Database Systems
Blockchain Systems
Distributed Systems
Real-time Systems


Henry F. (Hank) Korth is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and co-director of the Computer Science and Business program at Lehigh University.  He is a member of the Scalable Software Systems Research Group. Prior to joining Lehigh, he was director of Database Principles Research at Bell Labs, a vice president of Panasonic Technologies, an associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin, and a research staff member at IBM Research. Korth is a fellow of the ACM and of the IEEE and a winner of the 10-Year Award at the VLDB Conference.  He received the Bell Labs President's Silver Award for the QTM™ aggregation engine and for the DataBlitz™ main-memory storage manager.  His numerous research publications span a wide range of aspects of database systems, including transaction management in parallel and distributed systems, real-time systems, query processing, and the influence on these areas by modern computing architectures.  Most recently, his research has addressed issues in the application of blockchain systems in enterprise databases.


Ph.D., Computer Science,
M.A., Computer Science,
M.S.E., Computer Science,
B.A., Mathematics,