Hi, I am a third year Ph.D. candidate in Mathematics at University of Utah. My advisors are Mladen Bestvina and Priyam Patel.
I obtained my Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from KAIST, under advisory of Hyungryul Harry Baik.

Contact Information


kwak [at] math [dot] utah [dot] edu

Mailing address

155 S 1400 E, JWB 233SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84112


JWB 221 | (801) 585-9114

Research Interest

Geometric group theory

    • Mapping class groups of surfaces of finite & infinite type

    • Out(Fâ‚™) and its generalization to (locally finite) infinite graphs