Meet Hyunglok! He will graduate with his MSDS in 2021. 

Pronouns: he, him

Q: Where is your hometown?

A: Seoul, South Korea

Q: What was your undergraduate degree (major), school, and year of graduation? 

A: B.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Hanyang University, 2012

Q: Any post graduate degrees?

A: M.S., Water Resources, Sunngkyunkwan University, 2016 / Ph.D. student in the department of Engineering System and Environment, UVA

Q: If you worked full-time until recently, or are working now, please share your most recent/current employer and title?

A: Ph.D. student in the department of Engineering System and Environment, UVA

Q: What are you particularly interested in learning about data science?

A: I am particularly interested in learning DM, ANN, and parallel computing.

Q: How do you hope to use data science in a future career?

A: Gaining principal and advanced knowledge of Data Science will broaden my science perspective during my Ph.D. program and will help me develop into a competitive researcher in my future positions as a postdoc and professor.

Q: What is a fun fact about yourself?

A: From 2012 to 2014, I was with the Republic of Korean Army, commanding more than 200 soldiers as a platoon leader.