Hyungwook is an undergraduate student at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Republic of Korea. His major is in Earth and Environmental Engineering, where throughout his programme, he studied Environmental Transport Phenomena. Hyungwook also studied the topic of climate change, learning how it is dealt with globally. He would like to research the different approaches to climate change and learn about global agreements, like adoption and legalities of the Paris agreement
Hyungwook will be working with Dr Nidhi Nagabhatla on spatial-temporal analysis in the Congo Basin, focusing on land use and land cover change.