Research Interests: Technology, agglomeration, and foreign direct investment.
Professor Chung teaches in the full-time and part-time MBA core. His research examines technology, agglomeration, and foreign direct investment. One stream of his research examines firms "knowledge seeking" activity and how this affects firms- location choice. The second stream examines the outcomes of location choice: how agglomeration affects firms- performance and how inward foreign direct investment affects host industries- competition and productivity. His research appears in Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of International Business Studies, and Advances in Strategic Management.
Chung joined Maryland after two years at Wharton and five years at the Stern School at NYU. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan in 1997. His dissertation was a finalist for the Free Press Dissertation Award (Academy BPS division), Barry M. Richman Dissertation Award (Academy IM division), and the Farmer Dissertation Award (AIB). He also holds his M.S. in industrial administration and a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Carnegie Mellon.