Kang has a great strength in quantitative analytical method. His master thesis, “Factors Influencing the Life Satisfaction of Female Marriage Immigrants” won a third prize at the “10th Applied Statistics Thesis Competition” hosted by Statistics Korea. He also participated many research projects as a survey & statistics analyst during his master program.
An area that he has a deep interest is aging society. He is particularly interested in ageism, baby-boom generation, and long-term care. One of his goals during the program is to identify the most significant factors predictive of successful aging. In addition, he is interested in developing a happiness index for immigrants to see their level of adaptation. Social innovation especially fundraising and financial assistance for social enterprises is also his particular field of interest.