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Associate Professor, SKK Business School, Department of FinTech, Sungkyunkwan University

Byung Hwa Lim is an Associate Professor of Finance at SKK Business School and the Department of FinTech at Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea. He holds a Ph.D. in Mathematical Science from KAIST and has previously served at The University of Suwon and Korea Economic Research Institution (KERI).

Professor Lim’s research interests include portfolio optimization, asset pricing, market microstructure, blockchain and crypto-assets, fintech, and machine learning in finance. Lim's works have been published in various economics, business, and finance journals. Lim is currently working on individual investors' investment behavior in the cryptocurrency market and examining the reinforcement learning method in portfolio management.

He teaches courses on blockchain applications, credit risk modeling, and investments, blending theoretical knowledge with practical insights.


  • –present
    Associate Professor, Sungkyunkwan University


  • 2009 
    KAIST, Ph.D.