Yong-Jung Kim obtained his Ph.D. in mathematics fromUniversity of Wisconsin at Madison in 1999. His thesis title was `Scalinginvariance in hyperbolic conservation laws'. He had his post-doctoral positionsat Universities of Minnesota, Toronto, and California-Riverside. He iscurrently a full professor at KAIST (Korean Advanced Institute of Science andTechnology). His current research interests are focused on diffusion theory,population dynamics, and mathematical modeling.