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
Dr. Choe's research focuses on advancing data science for disaster management. For his recent projects, please check out the Disaster Data Science Lab.
Researchers map Seattle's pandemic over time
A team of UW researchers, including ISE's Youngjun Choe, scan the streets every few weeks to track Seattle's COVID-19 response over time.