Honors and Awards

  • Participant, Summer Institute in Computational Social Science - Chicago Partner Site (SICSS-Chicago), Northwestern University, 2018

  • Mavis Future Faculty Fellowship, College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017-2018
    ("to facilitate the training of the next generation of great engineering professors")

  • Participant, INFORMS Doctoral Student Colloquium, 2017

  • ISE Department Conference Funding, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017

  • Graduate College Conference Travel Award, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017

  • Travel Support, Midwest Big Data Summer School, Iowa State University, 2016

  • Member of Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honor Society), 2016–Present
    Illinois Alpha Chapter - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Research and Teaching Assistantship, ISE/CS/CSE, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013-2018

  • Research Assistantship, Nuffield CESS, University of Oxford, 2012

  • Samsung Scholarship (full funding for MPhil study at Oxford: $50,000 per year), 2010-2012

  • Participant, Asia Summer Institute in Behavioral Economics, 2011

  • Brain Korea 21 Scholarship, National Research Foundation of Korea, 2010

  • Tuition & Entrance Fee Waiver Scholarship, Seoul National University, 2010

  • Nominated for Fulbright Graduate Study Award ’10, Fulbright Commission, 2009(Declined)

  • Research Assistantship (Research Internship) in Mathematics, TU Chemnitz, DAAD and IAESTE, 2009

  • Graduated summa cum laude, KAIST, 2009

  • Honor Student (based on academic performance), KAIST, 2009

  • Mathematical Sciences Departmental Scholarship, KAIST, 2008-2009
    (granted to 4 students from the time that the major was declared to graduation)

  • Teaching Assistantship, Business Economics Program, KAIST, 2008

  • Participant, URP (Undergraduate Research Participation) Program, KAIST, 2008

  • Student Exchange Scholarship (for UC Berkeley summer session), KAIST, 2008

  • National Science and Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship, Korea, 2007-2009
    (full funding for the entire undergraduate study guaranteed before matriculation)