Joonhyuk Jung


Welcome to my website! Thanks for visiting. My name is Joonhyuk Jung, pronounced roughly as /dʒuːn.hjʌk.tʃʌŋ/; You might just call me 'Joon.' I am a prospective Ph.D. Student in the Department of Statistics at the University of Chicago. Excited to join the academic community at UChicago and make meaningful contributions!

Last Updated: May 2024

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Contact: joonhyukjung (at) uchicago (dot) edu

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Education and Employment

The University of Chicago (UChicago)

Sep. 2024 -

Prospective Ph.D. Student in Statistics

Seoul National University (SNU)

Mar. 2017 - Aug. 2023

B.S. in Statistics and B.A. in Economics

Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a GPA of 3.9/4.0

Ranked 1st in the College of Natural Sciences at the 77th Fall Commencement

The University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)

Jun. 2023 - Aug. 2023

Research Internship (Full-Time)

Studied Bayesian dependent mixture models for heterogeneous treatment effect estimation under the guidance of Prof. Juhee Lee

Seoul National University (SNU)

Jul. 2022 - Feb. 2023

Research Internship (Part-Time)

Studied a general framework of covariate balancing for causal inference under the guidance of Prof. Kwonsang Lee and Prof. Yongdai Kim

Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF)

Oct. 2019 - Aug. 2021

Military Service (Full-Time)

Specialized in Military Intelligence and Joint Target Analysis with the Seventh Air Force of the United States

Completed duties as a Staff Sergeant (E-5)

Seoul Science High School (SSHS)

Mar. 2014 - Feb. 2017

Graduated from a specialized high school renowned for its emphasis on STEM education

Awards and Honors

Full Award from the University of Chicago

Sep. 2024 - Jun. 2029

Receiving an annual funding package worth over $135k, which includes a full-tuition merit scholarship, a yearly stipend, payment for individual health insurance, and coverage of other service fees

The University of Chicago McCormick Fellowship

Sep. 2024 - Jun. 2026

Receiving the McCormick Fellowship in addition to the full award from the University of Chicago

Valedictorian Honor at Seoul National University

Aug. 2023

Ranked 1st in the College of Natural Sciences at the 77th Fall Commencement

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Full Academic Scholarship from SNU and the Dean's List at SNU

Mar. 2017 - Aug. 2023

Received a full-tuition scholarship from Seoul National University for outstanding academic performances

Consistently made the Dean's List throughout my enrollment at SNU (excluding my military durations)

Research and Publication

An Ongoing Project

2024 +

Authors: Joonhyuk Jung, Kwonsang Lee

Logistic Stick-Breaking Process Priors for Heterogeneous Treatment Effect Estimation

2024 +

Authors: Yongseok Hur, Joonhyuk Jung, Juhee Lee

Covariate Balancing Using the Integral Probability Metric for Causal Inference



Study Abroad Presentation for Students and Parents at Seoul Science High School

May 29 - 30, 2024

Statistics Career Lecture for Students at Seoul Science High School

May 18, 2024

Statistics Education Program for Gifted Elementary Students at Ajou University Science Education Institute

May 11, 2024

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Doctoral Program Application Presentation for Undergrads at SNU

Apr. 08, 2024

Mathematical Statistics Peer Tutoring for Undergrads at SNU

Mar. 2023 - Jun. 2023

Mathematical Statistics Lecture for Undergrads at SNU

Dec. 2022 - Jan. 2023