I am currently a postdoc at Purdue University. 

My research aims to better understand species responses to disturbance and climate changes and how plant species mediate ecosystem processes and functioning in temperate ecosystems at local, landscape, and regional scales.


▪ PhD in Biology (2015), Syracuse University, USA
▪ MS & BS in Biological Sciences (2009 & 2007), Seoul National University, South Korea


Forest ecology, Plant-soil feedback, Nutrient cycling, Ecophysiology, Plant functional traits, Root ecology, Linkage between above- & below-ground resource-use strategies, Climate change, Phenology, Spatial analysis, Temperate forests, Plant invasions