E-mail: krchung at knu dot ac dot kr

Department of Mathematics Education, Kyungpook National University (KNU), Daegu, Korea




Assistant Professor, KNU, Sep. 2015 ~ present

Associate Member, KIAS, Nov. 2015 ~ present


Research Fellow, Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS), Sep. 2011~ Aug. 2015




Ph. D., Department of Mathematical Sciences, Seoul National University, August 2011

Thesis title: Compactified moduli spaces of rational curves in a projective variety

(Thesis advisor: Young-Hoon Kiem)


B. S., Department of Mathematics Education, Seoul National University, February 2002,

Bachelor thesis title: On the “closed” partition of unit interval [0, 1]

(Under advised by Younggi Choi)


Research interests


Geometry of Rational Curves Spaces

Geometry of Moduli Spaces of Sheaves (supported on curves or surfaces)

Enumerative Geometry (Classical&Virtual curve counting theory)




Sep. 2010 – present, General Member, Korean Mathematical Society (KMS) 


Visiting Research


  • Fordham University, USA, October, 2014 (invited by Han-Bom Moon).
  • RIMS, Kyoto University, Japan, MSJ-SI 2013, Development of Moduli Theory (invited by Mathematical Society of Japan).
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, October-December 2012 (invited by Sheldon Katz).
  • University of Georgia, USA, May-June 2012 (invited by Han-Bom Moon).


Honors and Awards


  •  Korea National Research Foundation 2013-2016 (2013R1A1A2006037).
  •  Award for Outstanding Teaching Assistant, February 2008.
  •  Obtained a secondary school mathematics teacher’s license in Korea, February 2002.
  •  Mathematics Competition of University Students, Encouragement award, KMS, Korea, October 2000, 2001.
  •  Mathematics Competition of University Students, Special award, KMS, Korea, October 1998, 1999.




  • YeungNam Seminar on Algebraic Geometry II, Yeungnam University, Korea, April 2017.
  • YeungNam Seminar on Algebraic Geometry I, Yeungnam University, Korea, November 2016.
  • Summer School on Algebraic Geometry 2015, Anmyon-Do, Korea, August 2015.
  • Mini-workshop on moduli spaces and its related topics, KIAS, Seoul, May 2015.
  • Summer School on Algebraic Geometry 2014, DamYang, Korea, June 2014.
  • Summer School on Algebraic Geometry 2013, Yangyang, Korea, June 2013.
  • Summer School on Algebraic Geometry 2012, Yangyang, Korea, June 2012.
  • Symposium on Projective Algebraic Varieties and Moduli, Busan, Korea, February 2012.
  • Geometric Journal Meeting, Korea Institute for Advanced Study, 2012-2013.
  • 22-th Algebra Camp, Seoul National University and National Institute for Mathematical Sciences, August 2009.
  • 21-th Algebra Camp, Seoul National University and National Institute forMathematical Sciences, February 2009.



  • Military Service: May 2004-May 2006 (Korean Army)