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Hoon Hwangbo, PhD

Assistant Professor


Hoon Hwangbo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  His research interest includes statistical modeling and machine learning, feature selection, and image processing with the emphasis on their application to renewable energy, remote sensing, and material science.  He is a member of IISE and INFORMS.


Courses Taught

  • Engineering Statistics
  • Design of Experiment
  • Operations Research II-Probabilistic Models
  • Machine Learning with Regularization


  • Methodologies: Statistical modeling and machine learning, feature selection, image processing
  • Applications: Renewable energy, material science, remote sensing


  • PhD, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • ME, Industrial Systems, Korea University (Seoul, South Korea)
  • BE, Industrial Systems and Information Engineering, Korea University

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