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Kim, Chung Wook

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Particle Physics and Cosmology

Chung Wook Kim has developed, with Henry Primakoff, the elementary-particle treatment of nuclei by incorporating the nuclear complexity in the form factors rather than in the wave functions. The treatment greatly facilitated the understanding of complex nuclear weak and electro-magnetic processes. He has contributed to many subjects in neutrino physics, in particular three generation analysis of neutrino oscillations in matter and geometrical as well as the wave packet treatments of the oscillation phenomena in matter. The possibility of a grand unification of three running coupling constants of strong, electromagnetic and weak interactions in the framework of super-symmetry theory was first demonstrated by Prof. Kim.

Kim, Chung Wook
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  • Publications at KIAS
  • Professor Emeritus, Korea Institute for Advanced Study, Seoul, Korea
  • Professor Emeritus, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • 1997-2004 President, Korea Institute for Advanced Study
  • 1998-2001 Vice President (in charge of Academic Affairs),Korea Academy of Science and Technology
  • 1987-1990 Director of Graduate Program(JHU)
  • 1990-1993 Vice Chair, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy(JHU)
  • 1973-2002 Professor(JHU)
  • 1969-73 Associate Professor(JHU)
  • 1966-69 Assistant Professor(The Johns Hopkins University)
  • 1963-66 Research Associate, University of Pennsylvania
  • 1963 Ph.D. Indiana University
  • 1959 -1960 M.S. University of Notre Dame
  • 1958 B.S Seoul National University
  • Chong- Am Science Prize (Korea Academy of Science and Technology)
  • Korean National Decoration, Moran Order of Merit
  • Fellow, Korean Physical Society
  • Fellow, American Physical Society
  • Fellow, Korean Academy of Sciences and Technology
  • University Fellowship at Indiana University
  • Syng Man Rhee Award at Graduation, SNU
  • Syng Man Rhee (President of Korea) Scholarship
  • Office:1213 / TEL) 82-2-958-3871 / FAX) 82-2-958-3770
  • School of Physics, Korea Institute for Advanced Study
    85 Hoegiro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 02455, Korea
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