Personal Information 

 Title: Professor
 Position: School of Sciences
 Tel: +86 10 5168 5463
 Email: jinkwak@bjtu.edu.cn (jinkwak@postech.ac.kr)
 Present Address: School of Science, Beijing Jiaotong University,No 3. Shangyuancun, Haidian District,Beijing, P.R.China, 100044

Education 
1982: Ph.D., Indiana University, USA
1970: B.S., Kyungpook National University, South Korea 
Research Interest 
Combinatorical Topology;
Combinatorics (Topological and algebraic graph theory, Enumerative mathematics) 
Funding 
 Combinatorial and Computational Mathematics Center(Com^2MaC), Director. (Korea Research Foundation, Science Research Center; KRFSRC, 19992008)
 International Cooperative Research Grant  Principal Investigator, ""Algebraic Construction and Optimization of Network Mappings", (KRF in Korea and NSF in USA 1994.04~2096.03)
 International Cooperative Research Grant  Principal Investigator, "Coverings, Maps and Enumeration", (KRF in Korea and NSFC in China 2009.07~2011.06)
 China National Foreign Experts Thousand Talents Project Grant – Principal Investigator, 2012.09 ~ 2015.08

Major Publication 
 Isomorphism classes of graph bundles, Canadian J. Math., XLII(1990), 747761 (with J. Lee)
 Distributions of regular branched primefold coverings of surfaces, Discrete Math., 156(1996), 141170
 Enumeration of regular graph coverings having finite abelian covering transformation groups, SIAMDiscrete Math. 11(1998) 273285 (with J. Chun and J. Lee)
 Enumeration of graph coverings, Surface Branched Coverings and Related Group Theory, Combinatorial and Computational Mathematics; Present and Future, Edited by Hong et al., ISBN 9810246781, 2001 World Scientific, Singapore, 97161 (with J. Lee)
 Linear criteria for Lifting Automorphisms of the elementary abelian regular coverings, Linear Algebra and its Appl., 373(2003), 101119 (with SF Du and M.Y. Xu)
 Enumerating branched surface coverings from unbranched ones, London Mathematical Society Journal of Computation and Mathematics, 6(2003), 89104 (with J. Lee and A. Mednykh)
 Classifying cubic symmetric graphs of order 8p or 8p^2, European J. Comb. 26(2005), 1033–1052 (with Y.Q. Feng and K. Wang)
 Oneregular cubic graphs of order a small number times a prime or a prime square, J. Aust. Math. Soc., 76 (2004), 345–356 (with Y.Q. Feng)
 Enumeration of branched coverings of nonorientable surfaces with cyclic branch points, SIAMDiscrete Math. 19(2005) 388398 (with A. Mednykh and V. Liskovets).
 Cubic symmetric graphs of order a small number times a prime or a prime square. , J. Combinatorial Theory, Series B. 97 (2007), 627–646 (with Y.Q. Feng)
 Bartholdi zeta and Lfunctions of weighted digraphs, their coverings and products, Advance in Mathematics, 213(2007) 865886 (with Y. Choe, Y.S. Park and I. Sato)
 Coverings, enumerating and Hurwitz problem, Applications of Group Theory to Combinatorics, Edited by J. Koolen et al., ISBN 9780415471848, 2008 Taylor /& Francis Group, London, 71108 (with J. Lee and A. Mednykh)
 Enumerating coverings. Topics in Topological Graph Theory, Invited Chapter, 181198, Encyclopedia Math. Appl., 128, Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2009 (with J. Lee)
 Classification of nonorientable regular embeddings of complete bipartite graphs, J. Combinatorial Theory, Series B. 101(2011), 191205 (with Y.S. Kwon)
 2groups that factorise as products of cyclic groups, and regular embeddings of complete bipartite graphs. Ars Math. Contemp. 6(2013), 155170. (with S. Du, G. Jones, R. Nedela, M. Skoviera)
 [Book] Jin Ho Kwak and Sungpyo Hong, Linear Algebra, ISBN 3764339993, 1997 Birkhauser, Boston 380pp; Second edition. ISBN: 0817642943, 2004 Birkhauser, Boston xvi+390 pp.
 [Book] Sungpyo Hong, Jin Ho Kwak, Ki Hang Kim and Fred W. Roush, Combinatorial and Computational Mathematics; Present and Future, ISBN 9810246781, 2001 World Scientific, Singapore 277pp.
 [Book] Jack Koolen, Jin Ho Kwak and MingYao Xu, Applications of Group Theory to Combinatorics, ISBN 9780415471848, 2008 Taylor /& Francis Group, London X+181pp.

Awards＆Honors 
 Fulbright Fellowship, 19771982.
 Award for Academic Achievement by Korean Mathematical Society 2001
 Award for Excellent Service by Korean Mathematical Society 2007
 Aquamarine Stripes Order of National Security Merit by Korea Government, 2010
 China National Foreign Experts Thousand Talents Project Specialty Professorship Award by Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of the People's Republic of China, 2012
 he Great Wall Friendship Award, The people's Government of Beijing City, 2014

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