Hwayeon Ryu, PhD
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Hwayeon Ryu, PhD

Assistant Professor


Mathematics Department

Dana Hall 233

860.768.4628

hryu@hartford.edu



PhD   Duke University   |   MS   Duke University  |   BS   Korea University, South Korea


Hwayeon Ryu is originally from South Korea where she received her BA in mathematics from Korea University in 2008. She completed her MA and PhD in mathematics from Duke University in 2011 and 2014, respectively. She came to the University of Hartford in January 2017, after teaching at St. Olaf College and working as quantitative analyst in Minnesota.

Hwayeon is a mathematical biologist whose research interest is in modeling the feedback-mediated dynamics in the kidney and clustering in neural networks. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outside playing tennis during summer and skiing during winter.