Yongjoon Kim

Yongjoon Kim 

Ph.D. Student
Department of Statistics
University of Wisconsin–Madison


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1300 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706
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I am currently a first year Ph.D. student in the Department of Statistics at University of Wisconsin–Madison, advised by Garvesh Raskutti. Prior to starting my Ph.D. study, I spent a year at Computational Statistics Research Group in the Department of Statistics at Seoul National University, as a visiting researcher advised by Joong-Ho (Johann) Won. Before that, I worked as a database engine (SAP HANA) developer at SAP Labs Korea. I obtained my M.A. degree in Statistics at Columbia University, and B.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering and B.A. degree in Economics at Seoul National University.

Research Interests

  • Statistical machine learning

  • Computational statistics

  • Quantitative finance


  • (May 12, 2017) At the Chicago Datathon 2017.

  • (Sep 06, 2016) Started my Ph.D. life in the Dept. of Statistics, UW–Madison!