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Sookyung Joo

  • Sookyung Joo
  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Mathematics & Statistics
  • 2313 Engr and Comp Sci Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3906
  • sjoo@odu.edu
  • Education

    Purdue University, 2004
    Major: Mathematics
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Ewha Womans University, 1996
    Major: Mathematics
    Degree: M.S.
    Ewha University, 1994
    Major: Mathematics
    Degree: B.S.
  • Research Interests

    Nonlinear partial differential equations, Calculus of variations, Liquid Crystal theory, Mathematical modeling (Continuum mechanics), Scientific Computing
  • Licensures and Certifications

    Secondary Teacher Certification in Mathematics
    Sponsoring Organization: Korea
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Mathematical study of smectic liquid crystals (NSF Award: DMS-0908538)
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation
    Date: 2009 - 2012
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Joo, S.
    IMA Postdoctoral Travel Grant
    Sponsoring Organization: IMA, University of Minnesota
    Date: 2006 - 2009
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Joo, S.
    Ky Fan fund for equipment
    Sponsoring Organization: UC Santa Barbara
    Date: 2006 - 2009
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Joo, S.
    AWM Travel Grant
    Sponsoring Organization: Association for Women in Mathematics
    Date: 2008 - 2008
    Awarding Organization: Other
    Investigators:Joo, S.
    Purdue Research Foundation Grant
    Sponsoring Organization: Purdue University
    Date: 2001 - 2003
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Joo, S.
    Summer Research Fellowship
    Sponsoring Organization: Purdue Fellowship
    Date: 2000 - 2001
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Joo, S.