The AMS Department and Professor Hongshik Ahn from Stony Brook University held an Info Session on May 29, 2019. Professor Ahn discussed the AMS Graduate Program as well as the Accelerated B.S./M.S. Program. Students asked questions regarding SBU courses, requirements, and suggestions.
The AMS Department will be hosting the Mathematics Olympiad in SUNY Korea this week. The Math Olympiad will take place in Academic Building C 103 on Saturday, May 11th from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
Ky Q. Tran joined SUNY Korea in Spring 2019 as a professor in the Department Applied Mathematics & Statistics.
Currently, Professor Tran is teaching two math courses in SUNY Korea: MAP 103 (Proficiency Algebra) and AMS 311 (Probability Theory).
Jae Sung Cho has been selected as an English Professor for three years by the Korean Military Academy. He will start this spring semester.
Qing Zhang accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor offer from Department of Mathematics, Shantou University in China. She will start on February 25th.
Qing was a Ph.D. student who was with us in SUNY Korea as an ICTCCP student for two years from spring 2016 to fall 2017. She also contributed to the AMS undergraduate education by serving as a TA for AMS 161, 261 and 301.
Prof. Suil O has been selected as a recipient of a NRF-NSFC Joint Grant (National Research Foundation of Korea and National Natural Science Foundation of China), funded by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning. His project is on “Saturated Graphs and their Eigenvalues”, and the total budget is 30 Million Won for 2 years.
Prof. Suil O organized 3rd KECRWIC (Korean Early Career Researcher Workshop in Combinatorics), which took place in Iksan from July 22nd to August 3rd, 2018. The workshop was founded by Prof. Suil O with two other people together, and the first KECRWIC was held at SUNY-Korea in June 2017. KECRWIC is intended for early career mathematicians in the field of combinatorics.
Professor Myoungshic Jhun has been selected as a recipient of a National Research Foundation research grant funded by the Ministry of Education for 2 years. His project is on 'Kernel ridge regression for ultra-high dimensional large-scale data.'
Professor Suil O has been selected as a recipient of a National Research Foundation research grant funded by the Ministry of Education. His project is on “Spectral bounds for the connectivity in regular graphs,” and the total budget is over 140 Million Won for 3 years. Professor O is looking for talented graduate and undergraduate students who are interested in spectral graph theory. Pleas send him an email with your Statement of Purpose if you are interested in working with him.
On May 27th, AMS undergraduate students met Professor Joseph Mitchell, Chair of AMS at Stony Brook University! It took almost two hours for Q&A session. Students asked questions regarding student life in SBU, future careers after graduating AMS, and attitudes they need to have. Professor Mitchell gave a lot of useful advices and encouragements. It was a very inspiring moment! Also, it was a great opportunity to have a conversation with Professor Mitchell! Thank you, Professor Mitchell!