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General Information

Full Name Harang Ju
Languages English, Korean

Education

  • 2022
    PhD
    University of Pennsylvania
    Neuroscience
    • Advisor: Dani Smith Bassett
    • Thesis: The network science of distributed representational systems
  • 2016
    BS, BA
    University of Virginia
    • Bachelor of Science: Computer Science
    • Bachelor of Arts: Cognitive Science

Experience

  • 2022 - Now
    Postdoctoral associate
    Massachussets Institute of Technology
    Sloan School of Management
    • web3, crypto, marketing
  • 2017 - 2022
    PhD student
    University of Pennsylvania
    • network neuroscience, science of science
  • 2015 - 2017
    Research assistant
    University of Virginia
    • Systems Neurodynamics Lab, Professor William Levy
  • 2013 - 2014
    Research assistant
    University of Virginia
    • Radiation Oncology, audiovisual biofeedback technology
  • 2013, 2016
    Intern
    WillowTree
    • iOS development
  • 2010
    Intern
    National Radio Astronomy Observatory
    • Technology Center, cryogenics device research

Honors and Awards

  • 2019
    • Travel award to attend Sackler Colloquia: Brain Produces Mind by Modeling
  • 2018
    • Fine Science Tools travel award to attend Society for Neuroscience conference
  • 2016
    • Rader Award for Undergraduate Research for Thesis Project, UVA
  • 2012
    • Rodman scholar (top 5% of prospective engineering students), UVA
  • 2012
    • QuestBridge finalist

Academic Interests

  • web3
    • crypto marketing, assets, games
  • neuroscience
    • neural networks, computation
  • science of science
    • models of discovery

Other Interests

  • Hobbies: NFT collection, reading.