Prof. Jeehyun Kwag
 

 

  • Email

jkwag@korea.ac.kr

  • Office

+82-(0)2-3290-5924

  • Affiliation

Department of Brain and Cognitive  Engineering, Korea University        

 

Education

  • 2004.10 ~ 2008.2  
    DPhil in Physiology, University of Oxford, UK

  • 2003.10 ~ 2004.9
    MSc in Neuroscience, University of Oxford, UK

  • 2000.10 ~ 2003.6
    BA in Mathematics, University of Oxford, UK

Professional Career

  • 2021.9 ~
    Professor
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea

  • 2019.6 ~
    Head of Neural Computational Research Center, Korea University, Seoul, Korea

  • 2015.9 ~ 2021.8
    Associate Professor
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea

  • 2018.8 ~ 2020.7
    Head of Interdisciplinary Major in Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Korea University, Seoul, Korea

  • 2016.9 ~2017.8
    Visiting Professor,
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, UK

  • 2010.3 ~ 2015.8
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea

  • 2009.9 ~ 2010.2
    Assistant Professor/ Head of Physiology
    Department of Physiology, Gachon University of Medicine and Science, Korea

  • 2008.10 ~ 2009. 8
    Lecturer in Neuroscience
    Keble College, University of Oxford, UK

  • 2007.10 ~ 2009.8
    Post-doctoral Researcher
    Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, UK

Awards & Prizes

  • 2015
    Human Frontiers Science Program (HFSP) Young Investigator Award
  • Fall 2012, Fall 2015
    Award for Excellency in Teaching (석탑강의상), Korea University
    Course title: GEST 120 Introduction to Brain Science (뇌과학의 이해) 
  • Fall  2011,Spring  2012,Fall 2013,Spring  2015,Spring  2016
    Award for Excellency in Teaching (우수강의상), Korea UniversityCourese title: GEST 120 Introduction to Brain Science (뇌과학의 이해)
  • Spring  2010
    Award for Excellency in Teaching (우수강의상), Korea UniversityCourse title: CNCE435 Introduction to Brain informatics (뇌정보처리 입문) 

Professional Membership/Service

  • 2016 ~
    Vice President, Korean Society for Computational Neuroscience
  • 2017
    Academic Affairs Committee, Korean Society for Brain and Neural Science
  • 2015
    Local Organizer, 25th Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting for OCNS (2016) 
  • 2013 ~ 2014
    Secretary General, Korean Brain Society

Scholarship

  • 2001 ~ 2003
    University of Oxford Nuffield Prize in Mathematics
  • 2002 ~ 2007
    Kwanjung Educational Foundation Scholarship
  • 2004 ~ 2007
    University of Oxford Clarendon Scholarship (PhD Full Scholarship)