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Woo-Sung Jung

Contact Information

Associate Professor
Department of Industrial and Management Engineering / Department of Physics
Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)
Pohang 790-784, Republic of Korea
Tel: +82-54-279-1263
Mobile: +82-10-3327-7424


Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology(KAIST), Republic of Korea
Ph.D. in Physics, March 2002-February 2006
- Advisor: Prof. Hie-Tae Moon
- Research topic: Korean market dynamics as complex systems
M.S. in Physics, March 2000-February 2002
B.S. in Physics, March 1995-February 2000
Gyengnam Science High School, Republic of Korea
March 1993-February 1995
- Graduated early for excellent students from the high school for gifted students

Employment and Research Experience

POSTECH: Associate Professor, March 2015-present
POSTECH: Assistant Professor, September 2010-February 2015
POSTECH: Research Assistant Professor, December 2008-August 2010
POSTECH: Postdoctoral Researcher, September 2008-December 2008
Boston University: Visiting Scientist, August 2008-present
Boston University: Postdoctoral Researcher, March 2006-August 2008
- Director: Prof. H. Eugene Stanley
KAIST: Postdoctoral researcher, March 2006-August 2007
SERI Complexity Research and Education Network: Visiting Researcher, October 2005-present
Future and Policy Forum: Researcher, May 2005-present
KAIST: Research Assistant, March 2003-February 2006
KAIST: Teaching Assistant, March 2001-February 2003

Social Activities

Korea Scientists and Engineers Association: Executive Board Member, March 2003-present
KAIST Graduate Student Association: President, March 2002-February 2003

Honors and Awards

KAIST: Research Assistantship, March 2002-February 2006
KAIST Institute for Gifted Students: Teaching Assistantship, March 2004-February 2005
KAIST: Leadership Award, 2003
KAIST: Teaching Assistantship, March 2001-February 2002

Academic Activities

American Physical Society: Membership, 2005-present
Korean Physical Society: Membership, 2002-present