Professor


Woo Chang Kim (김우창)
(Link to Full Curriculum Vitae)



Lab : IE B/D E2-2 #3107
E-mail : wkim(at)kaist.ac.kr
Tel : +82-42-350-3129

ACADEMIC POSITIONS
Associate Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering Department, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea, 2009 to Present
Head, KAIST Center for Wealth Management Technologies, 2016 to Present

PAST POSITIONS
[1] Visiting Professor, Department of Economics and Finance, LUISS Guido Carli, Rome, Italy, 2014
[2] Visiting Fellow, ORFE Department, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA, 2013 to 2014
[3] Guest Researcher, Hausdorff Research Institute for Mathematics, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany, 2013

EDUCATION
Ph.D., and M.A., Operations Research & Financial Engineering, Princeton University, 2009 and 2007, respectively
M.S., and B.S., Industrial Engineering, Seoul National University, 2001 and 1999, respectively

EDITORIAL POSITIONS
[1] Managing Editor, Quantitative Finance, 2017 to Present
[2] Associate Editor, Optimization and Engineering, 2014 to Present
[3] Editorial Board Member, Journal of Portfolio Management, 2013 to Present
[4] Associate Editor, Journal of the Korean Institute of Industrial Engineers, 2012 to Present
[5] Associate Editor, Management Science and Financial Engineering, 2012 to Present
[6] Associate Editor, Quantitative Finance Letters, 2012 to 2016
[7] Guest Editor, Special Issue on Optimization Methods in Asset Management, IJFERM, 2017
[8] Guest Editor, Special Issue on FinTech, IE Magazine, 22 (4), 2015
[9] Guest Editor, Special Issue on Financial Engineering, JKIIE, Volume 38 (4), 2012

NON-ACADEMIC POSITIONS
[1] 위원 (Member), 국민연금기금 의결권행사 전문위원회 (Voting Rights Committee for National Pension Fund), 2016 to 2018

[2] 자문교수 (Advisor), 삼성자산운용 (Samsung Asset Management), 2016 to 2017
[3] 외부공동연구자 (Collaborative Researcher), 한국은행 (Bank of Korea), 2014
[4] Consultant, Global Capital Econometrix, Palm Beach, FL, 2014
[5] Founder and Executive Advisor, DPT Capital Management, LLC, Princeton, NJ, 2010 to 2014
[6] Instructor Officer (Retired as Lieutenant Jr. Grade), Republic of Korea Navy, 2001 to 2004

HONORS AND AWARDS
[1] Best Teaching Award, ISE Department, KAIST, 2016
[2] Best Research Award, KIIE, 2016
[3] Best Research Award, ISE Department, KAIST, 2014
[4] Fellow, SBS Culture Foundation, 2013 to Present
[5] “Improving Diversification in an Era of Contagion: Optimizing over a Set of Assets and Special Tactics”, Semi-Plenary Speech, Mini-symposium on
        Asset allocation and ALM for long term investors, XIII International Conference on Stochastic Programming, Bergamo, Italy, July, 2013
[6] Honorable Mention, Best Research Paper Competition, Financial Services Section, INFORMS, 2008
[7] Best Presentation Award, Financial Services Section, INFORMS, 2007
[8] Princeton University Fellowship for Graduate Studies, 2005 to 2006
[9] Bohae Scholarship Foundation Fellowship, 1995 to 1999

Students



Ph.D. Students


Woong Bee Choi (최웅비)



E-mail : cwbee(at)kaist.ac.kr
B.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering, KAIST ('12)
Minor in Financial Engineering, KAIST ('12)

Do-gyun Kwon (권도균)



E-mail : dogyun(at)kaist.ac.kr
B.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering, KAIST ('13)
B.S. in Management Science, KAIST ('13)

Dongyeol Lee (이동열)



E-mail : goldy(at)kaist.ac.kr
B.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering, KAIST ('15)
Minor in Financial Engineering, KAIST ('15)

Jinkyu Lee (이진규)



E-mail : jin93kyu(at)kaist.ac.kr
B.S. in Mathematical Sciences, KAIST ('16)
Minor in Financial Engineering, KAIST ('16)

Hyungwoo Kong (공형우)



E-mail : gho3283(at)kaist.ac.kr
M.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering, KAIST ('17)
B.S. in Mathematical Sciences, KAIST ('15)



M.S. Students


Gu-hyuk Chung (정구혁)



E-mail : wjdrngur12(at)kaist.ac.kr
B.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering, KAIST ('17)
B.S. in Management Science, KAIST ('17)

Beom Hyun Kim (김범현)



E-mail : kbh7637(at)kaist.ac.kr
B.S. in Mathematical Sciences, KAIST ('16)
B.S. in Management Science, KAIST ('16)

Jieun Kim (김지은)



E-mail : k.jieun(at)kaist.ac.kr
B.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering, KAIST ('16)

Sangyeon Kim (김상연)



E-mail : lastnaruto(at)kaist.ac.kr
B.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering, KAIST ('16)

Munki Chung (정문기)



E-mail : moonki93(at)kaist.ac.kr
B.S. in Mathematical Sciences, KAIST ('16)

Sanghyeon Bae (배상현)



E-mail : azureharry(at)kaist.ac.kr
B.S. in Mathematical Sciences, KAIST ('17)