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2005 Distinguished Alumnus Woo Chul Kim


Ph.D. Statistics, 1979, Purdue University

M.S. Mathematics, 1973, Seoul National University

B.S. Mathematics, 1971, Seoul National University

Woo Chul Kim is a professor at Seoul National University, and is currently a visiting scholar at the University of California, Davis. He joined the faculty at Seoul National University in 1979 as an assistant professor. His research focuses on nonparametric inference and asymptotic theory. In addition to his faculty appointment at Seoul National University , Prof. Kim has served the College of Natural Sciences as Associate Dean for Student Affairs from 1989 to 1991, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from 1999 to 2000, and as Dean for Academic Affairs from 2002 to 2004. He served as president of the Korean Statistical Society in 2002-2003, and also holds memberships in the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.

Professor Kim has supervised 38 Master of Science theses and 11 Ph.D theses. He has authored six books and published 64 articles in professional journals.

Career Highlights

  • 2002 - Dean for Academic Affairs, Seoul National University
  • 2002 - President, Korean Statistical Society
  • 1999 - Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Natural Sciences, Seoul National University
  • 1994 - Member, National Academy of Korean Science and Technology
  • 1992 - Executive Director, Korean Statistical Society
  • 1989 - Associate Dean for Student Affairs, College of Natural Sciences, Seoul National University
  • 1984 - Visiting Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University
  • 1981 - Member, American Statistical Association
  • 1979 - Member, Institute of Mathematical Statistics  

Announcement that was given at the time of the award.

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