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Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH),

77 Cheongam-Ro, Nam-Gu

Pohang, Gyeongbuk, Korea 37673

or younjinkim@postech.ac.kr

Research Interest

    • Extremal combinatorics: Extremal set theory, Extremal graph and hypergraph theory, probabilistic and algebraic methods in combinatorics, additive combinatorics.


Position

    • 2021/12 ~ Current, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Mathematics, POSTECH, Pohang, Korea

    • 2015/12 ~ 2021/11, Research Professor, Institute of Mathematical Science, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea

    • 2015/09 ~ 2015/11, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Science, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea

    • 2012/09 ~ 2015/08, Postdoctoral Fellow, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, Korea

    • 2012/01 ~ 2012/05, Researcher, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, CA, USA

Education

    • 2011.12 Ph.D. in Department of Mathematics at University of Illinois at Urbana and Champaign, Illinois, USA (Advisor: Zoltan Furedi)

Grant

    • 2017/06 ~ 2022/05, President Post-Doc Fellowship, National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)

          • $ 650,000 (6억 5천만원) for 5 years

    • 2013/06 ~ 2016/05, Basic research program, National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)

          • $150,000 (1억 5천만원) for 3 years

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Award

  • 2017 President Post-Doc Fellowship, June 2017- May 2022.

(총 수여 금액 : 6억 5천만원, by 한국연구재단)

  • 2014 WISET-KMS Prize for Young Women Mathematicians, October 2014. (졸업한지 3년 이내의 젊은 여성 우수 연구자에게 수여하는 상, by 대한수학회)

  • Conference Travel Award for Graduate Students, October 2010 (by UIUC)

  • Korea Science and Engineering Foundation fellowship, 2004/08 ~ 2006/07 (해외 유학 장학생 펠로우쉽, by 한국연구재단)

  • University of Illinois Fellowship, Summer 2005, Spring 2005, Fall 2004 (총 3학기 수상, by University of Illinois at Urbana and Champaign)