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Hyunglok Kim

Terrestrial Water Cycle
Hydrology
Remote Sensing
Bayesian Inference
Machine Learning
Deep Learning

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I am a PhD candidate in Engineering Systems and Environment with a focus on remote sensing of environment and machine learning. I have received a grant from the Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (2019) (link) and the 2020 AGU Horton Research Grant (link), both thanks to my research on diurnal oil soisture using satellite observations and data assimilation.

Education

2017 - present University of Virginia, VA, USA Ph.D. Candidate in Engineering Systems and Environment

2020 - 2021 University of Virginia, VA, USA M.S. in Data Science

2014 - 2016 Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea M.S.E. in Water Resources

2008 - 2012 Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea B.S. in Civil Engineering

Awards

2019 - present Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology, NASA (link)

2019 - present Bicentennial Graduate Fellowship, University of Virginia

2022 - present Graduate Teaching Intern, University of Virginia

2021 Endowed Graduate Fellowship Awards, University of Virginia

2020 AGU Horton Research Grant funded by the Robert E. Horton Fund for Hydrologic Research (link)

2020 Virginia Engineering Foundation Graduate Fellowship, University of Virginia

2020 Won 2nd place in the 16th annual University of Virginia Engineering Research Symposium, University of Virginia

2020 Travel award given for the 8th International Conference on Flood Management, National Science Foundation (NSF)

2020 Selected for the Korean American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA) Graduate Scholarship

2019 Outstanding Student Presentation Award at AGU Fall Meeting (link)

2019 Award of Excellence (Student Competition; Second Place), Engineering Systems and Environment Graduate Symposium, University of Virginia

Journal Reviews

A list is also available at Publons.

Remote Sensing of Environment
Water Resources Research
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing
Geophysical Research Letter
Environmental Research Letters
Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences
Scientific Report
Journal of Meteorological Research
Remote Sensing Letter
Remote Sensing (MDPI)
Sensor (MDPI)
Water (MDPI)
Atmospheres (MDPI)
Hydrology (MDPI)

Reviewer Board (present): Remote Sensing, Geoscience (link)