Hawoong Jeong

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea

Hawoong Jeong currently works as a KAIST Chair Professor and Head of Physics Department at KAIST, Daejeon, Republic of Korea. He got his Ph.D. degree in physics at Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, and his research areas include complex systems, statistical/computational physics, and interdisciplinary science. He published about 90 research papers with more than 11,000 citations in diverse areas including physics, computer science, social science, and biology. He got several awards including KAIST Best Lecturer, KPS Yong-Bong Prize, and the Scientist of the Month Award. Jeong has also been selected as Young Scientist at 2012 Summer Davos World Economic Forum. Following are some of his recent publications: "Fundamental structural constraint of random scale-free networks," Physical Review Letters (2012); "Googling social interactions: Web search engine based social network construction," PLOS ONE (2010); "Dynamics and directionality in complex networks," Physical Review Letters (2009).

Biography Updated on 6 January 2013

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