Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2022 -

Ph.D. student in EECS and LIDS.

Seoul National University, 2016 to 2022

B.S. in Statistics and Mathematics (Summa Cum Laude)

Seoul Science High School, 2013 to 2015


Honor and Award (Selected)

  • Xianhong Wu Fellowship, from MIT Engineering, 2022
  • Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies, 2022-
    • Research Grant
  • Simon Marais Mathematics Competition, Pair 1st Place, Merit Prize, 2020 and Pair 4th Place, Merit Prize, 2021
    • With Taehyoung Kim. Undergraduate Mathematics Competition Asia-Pacific. Inspired by the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition
  • University Mathematics Competition, Field 1 Gold medal, from Korean Mathematics Society, 2020
    • For Mathematics Major
  • Best Student Self-Governing Research Award, from Seoul National University, 2021
    • For undergraduate students in SNU
  • Korea Actuary, from Financial Supervisory Service, 2018
  • Science Scholarship in Mathematics by Korea President, from Korea Student Aid Foundation
    • Full financial support + 1k/year from Korea government, 2016 to Current


Talks

  • Seminar: Geometry and Machine learning, 2021
    • Head Organizer in the part of Machine Learning [url]
  • Factor-$\sqrt 2$ Acceleration of Accelerated Gradient Methods
    • Bernoulli-IMS World Congress - Poster section Young Researchers Meeting, 2021
    • Korea Artificial Intelligence Association (KAIA), Poster Presentation, 2021
    • SIAM Undergraduate Meeting, Virtual, 2021
    • Korean SIAM Annual Meeting, Korea, 2021
    • Korean Mathematical Society (KMS) Spring Meeting, Korea, 2021
  • Geometric Structure of Acceleration and Its Role in Making Gradients Small Fast
    • Korea Artificial Intelligence Association (KAIA) 2021 Conference, Poster Presentation
  • DeepHisCoM: Deep Learning-based pathway analysis
    • International Conference on Bioinformatics \& Biomedicine (BIBM), Korea, 2020.
    • Bioinformatics Young Scientist Meeting, Korea, 2020.


Teaching Experience

  • Elementary Mathematics 1, 2, Engineering Mathematics 1 (SNU)
    • Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Summer 2021, Fall 2021 (Best tutor awards)
  • Linear Algebra 1 (SNU)
    • Winter 2020, Winter 2021
  • Mathematical Statistics 1, 2 (SNU)
    • Spring 2020, Summer 2020, Fall 2020 (Best tutor awards), Spring 2021, Fall 2021
  • Mathematical Foundations of Deep Neural Networks
    • Fall 2021
  • Korea Mathematics Olympiad summer school
    • Teaching Assistant for preparing IMO, Summer 2021
  • Private Note
    • Internet-based teaching about Mathematics Olympiad
  • AI BOOSTCAMP
    • Training courses for Deep Learning with Computer Vision, Spring 2022, Fall 2022