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Kim, Sang-hyun

/ School of School of Mathematics

Geometric Group Theory

Sang-hyun Kim works on geometric group theory and low-dimensional topology. His research interests include right-angled Artin groups, mapping class groups and word-hyperbolic groups.

With the collaborators, he developed topological and analytic methods to attack embeddability problems between groups of geometric nature. These groups encompass surface groups, manifold diffeomorphism groups and finitely generated groups of specifically prescribed smoothness.

Kim, Sang-hyun
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  • Professor, KIAS, 2019 - present.
  • Associate Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Seoul National University, 2014 - 2019.
  • Assistant / Associate Professor, KAIST, 2010 - 2014.
  • Norbert Wiener Assistant Professor, Tufts University, 2010 - 2011.
  • R. H. Bing Instructor, the University of Texas at Austin, 2008 - 2010.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), 2007.
  • Yale University, Ph.D., 2007. (Advisor : Andrew Casson)
  • Y-KAST member (Young Korean Academy of Science and Technology), 2018 - present.
  • Research Excellence Award, College of Natural Sciences, Seoul National University, 2017.
  • Excellent Paper Award, Korean Mathematical Society, 2016.
  • Teaching Excellence Award, College of Natural Sciences, Seoul National University, 2015.
  • Creative Teaching Grand Award, KAIST, 2013.
  • Sang-San Prize for Young Mathematicians, Korean Mathematical Society, 2012.
  • R. H. Bing Fellowship, the University of Texas at Austin, 2008 - 2010.
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  • School of School of Mathematics, Korea Institute for Advanced Study
    85 Hoegiro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 02455, Korea
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