Professor

Yousung Jung

Yousung Jung

   Professor of EEWS & CBE, KAIST
  • Office location: N5-2308
  • Phone: +82-42-350-1712
  • Fax: +82-42-350-1710
  • Email: ysjn _at_ kaist.ac.kr

Education

  • Ph. D. in Chemistry, UC Berkeley, (2005) (advisor: Martin Head-Gordon)
  • M.S. in Chemistry, Iowa State University, (2001) (advisor: Mark Gordon)
  • M.S. in Chemistry, Seoul National University (1999)
  • B.S. in Oceanography, Seoul National University (1997)

Professional Experiences

  • 2018.03 - present: Professor, KAIST.
  • 2012.09 - 2018.02: Associate Professor (tenured in 2015. 03), KAIST.
  • 2009.03 - 2012.08: Assistant Professor, KAIST.
  • 2010.07 - 2011.07: Visiting Associate, Caltech.
  • 2005.11 - 2009.02: Postdoc, Caltech (advisor: Rudy Marcus, 1992 Nobel Laureate)

Awards and Honors

  • 2018: Pople Medal, Asia-Pacific Association of Theoretical and Computational Chemists (APATCC)
  • 2017: Young Physical Chemist Awards (Korean Chemical Society)
  • 2015: CSJ Distinguished Lectureship Award (Chemical Society of Japan)
  • 2014: Samsung Humantech Gold Prize (with Heejin Kim) (Samsung Electronics)
  • 2013: KCS-Wiley Young Chemist Award
  • 2011: US-Korea Nanoforum Gold Poster Award (NSF)
  • 2007-2009: James W. Glanville Postdoctoral Fellowship (Caltech)
  • 2006: Samsung Humantech Bronze Prize (Samsung Electronics)
  • 2005: IBM Graduate Student Award in Computational Chemistry (American Chemical Societcy)