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Kyongwon Kim

Kyongwon Kim

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University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-3374



  1. B.S., Mathematics, Sogang University, Seoul, South Korea, 2015


I am a fifth-year Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Statistics at The Pennsylvania State University. I am working on my dissertation under the supervision of Dr. Bing Li. Before coming to Penn State, I received a B.S. degree in Mathematics at Sogang University, Seoul, South Korea.

Research Interests

My research interests include Sufficient Dimension Reduction, Graphical Models, Functional Data Analysis, Causal Inference, Machine Learning, Nonparametric and Semiparametric methods, and Deep Learning.

Honors and Awards

  • ASA Best Student Paper Award, Business and Economic Statistics Section, 2019
  • William Harkness Travel Award, The Pennsylvania State University, 2018, 2019
  • National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) Travel Award, 2019
  • Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences Travel Award, 2018
  • Graduate Assistantship, The Pennsylvania State University, 2015 - Present
  • Summa Cum Laude, Sogang University, 2015
  • Dean's List, Sogang University, 2012 - 2013
  • High Honor Scholarship, Sogang University, 2011 - 2015

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