1301 W. Green St.
Urbana, IL 61801
SeungUk is a second year graduate student working with Professor Francina Dominguez in the Hydrometeorology Group. His research interests include, but not limited to, climate change and the response of the atmosphere and hydrological cycle, and statistical analysis. He's currently working on the interdisciplinary research project investigating the impact of climate change on the precipitation in the US midwest and its affect on the agriculture and economics, with special focus on the drought events. In addition, his own research focuses on the development of severe droughts in the US Midwest, using moisture tracking model (2L-DRM) and statistical analysis (CSEOF).
Before attending the UIUC, SeungUk completed Bachelors of Science at Seoul National University, where he majored Atmospheric Sciences and Computational Sciences, in 2016. Then he joined Republic of Korea Air Force as an officer. During his appointment, he served at the Seoul Air Base until May 2019, as a weather officer then chief forecaster.
B.S. in Atmospheric Sciences (major) and Computational Sciences (interdisciplinary major), cum laude, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea, 2016
Awards and Honors
Eminence Scholarship, Seoul National University, 2013 Spring - 2015 Fall
National Scholarship for Science and Engineering, Korea Student Aid Foundation, 2012 Fall
Officially, my first name is written "Seung Uk", but it's often written "SeungUk" without a space. For my publications, "Seung-Uk" with a hyphen has been used.