Korea University

Department of Mathematics

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Research Area

research area
Algebra Fundamental Notions on GroupsㆍRingsㆍFields, and Vector Spaces, Structures of Rings, Theories of Commutative Rings. Noetherian Rings and Modules, Lie’s Theorems, Primary Decomposition, Localization Tensor Product, Local Rings, Completeness, Group Representation Theory, Theory of Invariant Polynomials. Kim, Donggyun
Park, Eui-Sung
Hwang, Yoon-Sung
Kim, Sangjib
Analysis Real Number Field, Lebesgue Measure, Lebesgue Measurable Functions , Lebesgue Integration, Differentiation and Integration, Spaces of Integrable Functions, Complex Measures, Lebesgue Integration as a Set Function, Radon-Nikodym’s Theorem, Daniell Integration, Measurers and Topologies The relation between the Probability and the Real Analysis, Fundamental Notions on Probability, Law of Large Numbers, The Conditional Expectation, Theory on Martingales, Ergodic Theorem, Elementary Properties of Analytic Functions, Harmonic Functions, Boundary Behaviors, Maximum Principles, Approximation by Rational Functions, Conformal Mapping, Analytic Continuation, Zeros of Holomorphic Functions. Stochastic Differential Equations, Stochastic Partial Differential Equations , Elliptic and Parabolic Partial Differential Equations. Koo, Hyungwoon
Kim, Kyeonghun
Kim, Bara
Yang, Chan Woo
Wee, In-Suk
Choe, Boo Rim
Heo, Yaryong
Kim, Doyoon
Topology Homotopies, Fundamental Groups, Van Kampen’s Theorem, Covering Spaces, Group Actions, Simplician and Singular Homologies, Mayer-Vietoris Sequences, Cohomology Groups, Poincare Duality Theorem, CW-Complexes Oh, Seungsang
Hong, Sung-Bok
Geometry Theories on Curves, Theories on Surfaces , Shape Operator, Geometries on Surfaces, Riemannian Geometry, Riemannian Metrics, Levi-Civita Connections, Curvatures and Jacobian Vector Fields, The Second Variation Theorem, Comparison Theorem, Minimal Geodesics, Homogeneous Spaces, Morse’s Theorem and Closed Geodesics, Sphere Theorem, Finiteness Theorems. Kim, Young-Wook
Yang, Seong-Deog
Applied Mathematics Generalized Functions, Theories on Distributions, Green’s Functions and Boundary Value Problems, Fourier Transform, Euler’s Method, Milne’s Method, Hilbert Spaces, Operator Theory, Integral Equations, Runge-Kutta’s Method, Shooting method, Ideal Fluids, Newtonian Fluids Kim, Junseok
Kim, Hong-Joong
Choi, Jeong-Whan


Commencing with the first semester of 2015, all students serving as TAs receive a TA scholarship.

Mandatory courses for graduate school admission

Basic concept of analysis, linear algebra and algebra