Minjung (MJ) Kim is a PhD candidate at New York University (NYU) Department of Psychology, in the Cognition and Perception program. She studies the visual perception of light and colour, with a keen interest in material perception (e.g., what makes glowing objects appear to glow?). She is co-advised by Dr. Richard Murray at York University Centre for Vision Research and Dr. Laurence Maloney at NYU.
Going to conferences is one of my favorite aspects about being a scientist. As a PhD student, I spend a lot of my life in solitude: when I read new literature, when I program new