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Youngjun Choe

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Associate Professor
Industrial & Systems Engineering

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Dr. Youngjun Choe is an Associate Professor of Industrial & Systems Engineering at the University of Washington, Seattle. He is the Director of the Disaster Data Science Lab, which researches how to leverage data to help others before, during, and after disasters. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial & Operations Engineering (Concentration: Quality Engineering & Applied Statistics) and M.A. in Statistics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He holds bachelor’s degrees in Physics and Management Science from KAIST in Korea. 


  • Ph.D. in Industrial & Operations Engineering, University of Michigan
  • M.A. in Statistics, University of Michigan
  • B.S. in Physics and Management Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Research Statement

Dr. Choe's research focuses on advancing data science for disaster management. For his recent projects, please check out the Disaster Data Science Lab