UC Irvine Team

Huy Chung (PhD Candidate at UC Irvine)

Email: hqchung@uci.edu

An avid fan of the University of California public school system, Huy Chung is a Ph.D. candidate at UC Irvine’s School of Education under the Learning, Cognition, and Development (LCD) and Language, Literacy, and Technology (LLT) specializations. His interests in teacher education and professional development for English Language Arts teachers bridge the two concentrations.


Bianca Cung (PhD Student at UC Irvine)

Email: bcung@uci.edu 

Bianca Cung is a doctoral student specializing in Language, Literacy, and Technology (LLT). She received her undergraduate degree at UCLA. She also concurrently received a master's degree from UCLA in Statistics. Bianca's family background motivated her to pursue the field of education while her experience abroad in Hong Kong and as a tutor further raised her interest. Technology and previous work on computer learning software inspired Bianca to work with online education. She would also like to work with school systems abroad. Bianca's research interests are media and technology for education, international education, diversity and equity, STEM, second language acquisition, and statistics. Her hobbies include playing tennis, practicing kendo, learning languages, and acting.

Hansol Lee (PhD Student at UC Irvine)

Email: hansol3@uci.edu

Hansol Lee is a Republic of Korea (ROK) Army officer and a doctoral student in the School of Education, specializing in Language, Literacy, and Technology (LLT). Immediately after receiving his master's degree in English Language and Literature from Seoul National University (SNU) in South Korea, he taught English to cadets of the Korea Military Academy (KMA) at Seoul, a Korean equivalent to the United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point, New York, since 2009. During his teaching experience, he has been inspired by using technology in language teaching and learning contexts, which motivated him to pursue a Ph.D. degree at UC Irvine. His research interests include CALL (Computer-Assisted Language Learning), Corpus Linguistics, Language Assessment, Second Language Acquisition, and ESP (English for Specific Purposes).


Grace Lin (PhD Student at UC Irvine)

Email: gracecl@uci.edu

Grace is a doctoral student specializing in Learning, Cognition, and Development at the School of Education. She went to New York University (NYU) for her undergraduate studies in psychology (B.A.) and received her Ed.M. in Mind, Brain, and Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education. Grace has taught a wide age range of students in afterschool and summer programs, and has had experience conducting research at the NYU Infant Action Lab and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Laboratory for Visual Learning. Her research interests currently include language organization, acquisition, and interference, especially in bilingual and multilingual populations, as well as media as a form of both interference and intervention.