I am a Ph.D candidate in mathematics at the Ohio State University, expected on May 2018.
I will join UCLA as a Hedrick Assistant Professor this year 2018-2019.
I earned my BS. in mathematics at Seoul National University in South Korea.
I work in the fields of probability, combinatorics, dynamical systems, and distributed algorithms.
I am interested in understanding emergent behavior of complex dynamical systems through concrete mathematical models and finding algorithmic applications. I am also branching into developing new methods for network data analysis.
Topics studied: Persistence of Markov additive functionals, firefly cellular automata (on finite trees and Z), 3-color cyclic cellular automata and Greenberg-Hastings model (on general graphs), pulse-coupled oscillators (on trees), clock synchronization algorithm (on general graphs), box-ball system (on Z), parking process (on transitive unimodular graphs), 3-color cyclic particle system (on Z), Euler characteristic and 3-connected graphs, and stable operations on graphons (for network data analysis).
My thesis advisor is David Sivakoff.
My thesis is on “Combinatorial and probabilistic aspects of coupled oscillators”.
Here are slides for my dissertation talk: thesis_talk.