Hoegiro, Dongdaemun-gu
KIAS Building 8 Room 308
Seoul 02455, Republic of Korea

E-mail: skwon [at] kias.re.kr, shkwon1988 [at] gmail.com

Curriculum Vitae

I am currently a visiting postdoc (hosted by Inkang Kim) at the Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) since Sep. 2017. I am also teaching a course (Calculus 2) in Seoul National University. Previously, I was a CMC Research Fellow at KIAS. I did my Ph.D study at Seoul National University with my advisor Seonhee Lim, during Mar. 2010 - Aug. 2016.

Research Interest

  • Effectivized dynamics on homogeneous spaces and connection to number theory
  • Geometry and dynamics on Bruhat-Tits buildings
  • Moduli spaces of geometric structures
  • Geometric group theory, Graph theory, Zeta functions...

Published/Accepted Papers

  1. (With Seonhee Lim) Equidistribution with an error rate and Diophantine approximation over a local field of positive characteristic, [arXiv], To appear in Discrete & Continuous Dynam. Sys. - Series A
  2. Effective mixing and counting in Bruhat-Tits trees, [arXiv] [journal] [erratum], Ergod. Th. & Dynam. Sys. (2016)


  1. A combinatorial approach to the Littlewood conjecture in a field of formal series, [arXiv], submitted to a journal
  2. On the set of critical exponents of geometrically finite groups acting on regular trees, in preparation


  • Ph.D in Mathematics, Mar. 2010 - Aug. 2016, Seoul National University 
    Advisor: Seonhee Lim, Thesis Title: Dynamics on Lie groups over local fields and its applications
  • BSc in Mathematics, Mar. 2006 - Feb. 2010, KAIST, Summa cum laude

Work Experience

  • Sep. 2017 - Feb. 2018, Lecturer in SNU
  • Sep. 2017 - Feb. 2018, Visiting postdoc in KIAS
  • Sep. 2016 - Aug. 2017, CMC Research Fellow in KIAS

Workshops Organized

Award and Fellowships

  •  Subsequent generation fellowship for basic study, Sep. 2013 - Aug. 2016, Seoul National University