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 (with Tenure), Industrial and Systems Engineering Department, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea, 2009 to Present
Director, Shinhan-KAIST Artificial Intelligence Finance Research and Development Center, 2019 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 (SSCI), 2017 to Present
[2] Associate Editor, Optimization and Engineering (SCIE), 2014 to Present
[3] Editorial Board Member, Journal of Portfolio Management (SSCI), 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

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

[2] 자문위원 (Advisor), 육아정책연구소 (Korea Institute of Childcare and Education), 2018 to Present
[3] 이사 (Director), 한국경영과학회 (The Korean Operations Research and Management Science Society), 2018 to Present
[4] 위원 (Committee Member), 국민연금 기금운용발전위원회 (Asset Management Refinement Committee for National Pension Fund), 2017 to 2018
[5] Founder and CEO, Veranos Technologies, 2017 to 2018
[6] 테크자문단 (Technology Advisor Group), 금융위원회 (Financial Services Commission), 2017 to 2018
[7] 위원 (Member), 국민연금기금 의결권행사 전문위원회 (Voting Rights Committee for National Pension Fund), 2016 to 2018
[8] 자문교수 (Advisor), 삼성자산운용 (Samsung Asset Management), 2016 to Present
[9] 외부공동연구자 (Collaborative Researcher), 한국은행 (Bank of Korea), 2014
[10] Consultant, Global Capital Econometrix, Palm Beach, FL, 2014
[11] Founder and Executive Advisor, DPT Capital Management, LLC, Princeton, NJ, 2010 to 2014
[12] 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


Min Jeong Park (박민정)



E-mail : mjpark0912(at)kaist.ac.kr
M.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering, KAIST ('14)
B.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering, KAIST ('11)
B.S. in Management Science, KAIST ('11)

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 : jinkyu0205(at)gmail.com
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)

Sanghyeon Bae (배상현)



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

Munki Chung (정문기)



E-mail : moonki93(at)kaist.ac.kr
M.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering, KAIST ('18)
B.S. in Mathematical Sciences, KAIST ('16)

Sangyeon Kim (김상연)



E-mail : yeon(at)kaist.ac.kr
M.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering, KAIST ('19)
M.S. in Industrial Engineering, Technical University of Berlin ('18)
B.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering, KAIST ('16)

Gu-Hyuk Chung (정구혁)



E-mail : wjdrngur12(at)kaist.ac.kr
M.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering, KAIST ('19)
B.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering, KAIST ('17)
B.S. in Management Science, KAIST ('17)

Hyunglip Bae (배형립)



E-mail : qogudflq(at)kaist.ac.kr
B.S. in Mathematical Sciences, KAIST (‘19)



M.S. Students


Insu Choi (최인수)



E-mail : jl.cheivly(at)kaist.ac.kr
B.S. in Industrial & Management Systems Engineering,
          Kyung Hee University ('18)

Hyojin Lim (임효진)



E-mail : har2y0516(at)kaist.ac.kr
B.S. in Mathematical Sciences, KAIST (‘19)

Minseong Kim (김민성)



E-mail : minseongkim(at)kaist.ac.kr
B.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering, KAIST ('19)

Chanyeong Kim (김찬영)



E-mail : kcy4938(at)kaist.ac.kr
B.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering, KAIST (‘20)