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Hi! I'm Jane Im. I am a fifth year Ph.D. candidate and a Barbour Scholar at the University of Michigan School of Information and Computer Science & Engineering, where I am fortunate to be advised by Dr. Nikola Banovic (CSE advisor) and Dr. Florian Schaub (SI advisor). I was told that I may be the first PhD student to be formally evaluated by SI and CSE PhD program committees and enrolled in the two programs via SIDP. I helped CSE faculty in designing the first proposal for evaluating students who want to walk the same path. I find great benefits to be in both programs, so please feel free to reach out if you want to do the same!

Before coming to Michigan, I finished my undergraduate studies in Korea University, majoring in Business and Computer Science. I'm guessing this background made me more open to interdisciplinary research. That is, I identify Human-Computer Interaction as the closest research community, but I try to not let that limit my interests.

In my free time, I daydream about learning how to write lyrics. I want to write a song someday. :)

If you want to chat, please feel free to reach out via email!

What I love/like

My twin sister's art. Chaerin is a great artist and someone who always inspires me.
Walking while listening to rap. My favorite is Since's 나침반 (Compass).
Some Korean artists whose music I like: Since, CL, Day6, and Gaho

About my name 임제인 (Jane Im) :)

Ever since I went to school, I've received a lot of questions about my name because it's not a common Korean name. When I came to the U.S., a lot of people have been asking if "Jane" is my "real name." Long story short, it's both my Korean and English name. :)

My Korean first name "제인" is the Korean translation of the English name "Jane." For example, "Jane Austin" is translated into "제인 오스틴" in Korean (Jane -> 제인, Austin -> 오스틴). The pronounciation of "제" roughly matches to "Ja" and "인" roughly matches to "ne" My parents thought 제인 (Jane) was a good name for both Korean and English names. At the same time, they didn't forget to match Chinese characters to the name (which is pretty common in Korea): 濟仁(제인).

Some courses I took
Ph.D. courses
Computer & Network Security, Microarchitecture, Technologies to Optimize Human Learning, Human-Computer Interaction, Human-AI Interaction, Data Mining, Doctoral Foundations Seminar, Qualitative Research Methods, Interpretivist Theories in Computer-Supported Cooperative Work/Social Computing, Research Methods
Undergraduate courses
Computer Science and Math
Data Structure, Algorithms, Computer Architecture, Data Communications, Probability and Random Process, Calculus with Lab I, Computer Programming I, Introduction to Linear Algebra, Programming Langugage, Operating Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Databases, Embedded Systems, Internet Protocols, Discrete Mathematics, Theory of Computation, Advanced Computer Programming & Lab, Project for Graduation, Introduction to Inference, User Interface Design, Intelligent Multimodal User Interfaces
Business Management
Understanding Business Admnistration, Principles of Economics I, Principles of Economics II, Principles of Accounting, Business Statistics, Financial Management, Introduction to Operations Management, Intermediate Accounting I, Introduction to Management Information, Management Accounting, Organization Behavior, Marketing Management, International Business, Interent Business and Electronic Commerce, Business Negotiation, Management Strategy, Social Entrepreneurship, Leadership Theory and Practice

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