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I am an assistant professor in the School of Applied Artificial Intelligence at Handong Global University and the director of Engineering Systems Design Laboratory (ESDL). My research focuses on Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Optimization, Multi-disciplinary Design Optimization, Advanced Design Methods, Operations Research, Systems Engineering, Digital Twin, Modeling and Simulation, Air Traffic Management, Advanced Air Mobility, Aviation Environmental Impact Assessment, and Computational Fluid Dynamics.


March 2022 - Present

Handong Global University

Tenure-track Professor

May 2021 - February 2022

American Airlines

Full-time Operations Research Analyst 

December 2020 - January 2021

Hyundai Motor Company

Research Intern 

May 2020 - August 2020

Samsung Electronics

Research Intern

May 2018 - August 2018

CJ Logistics

Research Intern

May 2016 - August 2016


Research Intern



August 2015 - May 2021

Georgia Institute of Technology

Ph.D. in Computational Science and Engineering

August 2015 - May 2018

Georgia Institute of Technology

M.S. in Aerospace Engineering

March 2012 - February 2014

Seoul National University 

M.S. in Aerospace Engineering

March 2005 - February 2012

Sejong University 

B.S. in Aerospace Engineering

January 2014 - July 2015

Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI)

Full-time Researcher

December 2012 - February 2013

University of Alberta 

Research Intern

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