Youngjoon Hong
   Research Assistant Professor
   Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science
   University of Illinois at Chicago


    Research Interests
  • Numerical analysis and partial differential equations
  • Geophysical fluid dynamics, electromagnetism, applied optics
  • Numerical methods for PDEs: finite element methods, finite volume methods, and spectral methods
  • Boundary layer analysis of singularly perturbed problems
  • Nonlinear dispersive waves


  • Ph.D. Major in Mathematics, Indiana University, 2015
    Thesis advisor: Professor Roger Temam
  • Ph.D. Minor in Scientific Computing, Indiana University, 2015
  • B.S. in Mathematics, Korea University, 2009

  • Research Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2015-2018
  • Mentor: Professor Jerry Bona and Professor David Nicholls
  • Associate Instructor and Research Assistant, Indiana University, 2009-2015
  • Software programmer, Division of research and development, Jaty electronic company, 2004-2006