Dr. Yanglai Cho, a founder of the Advanced Photon Source (APS), passed away on June 14, 2015 at the age of 82, of complications from pneumonia. Dr. Cho received his BS in Physics in 1956 from Seoul National University and his Ph.D. in 1966 from Carnegie Institute of Technology (CIT). His distinguished career at Argonne began in 1967 after his early career as an instructor and research scientist at his alma mater, CIT. According to APS User News (Link to https://www1.aps.anl.gov/APS-
He is survived by his wife, Marion White and his sons Hyunjin Eugene, Hyunduk Adrian, and Hyunsung Elliot; daughter-in-law Janine Lanza and daughter-in-law emerita Karin Cho; and grandchildren Vincent, Brianna, Audrey, and Emmett Cho; Thomas O’Malley; and John-David Leitke.
- Seung-Hun Lee, The 31st AKPA President
May 9, 2015
Dear AKPA members,
It is my honor to serve as the 31st AKPA President. My term has just started on May 1. Firstly, I would like to thank the members who volunteered to serve on the new Executive Committee (EC) and various other Committees (http://akpa.org/2014-01-31-05-24-56/current-officers).
I will make every effort to ensure that our organization continues to promote excellence in research among young physicists. Furthermore, with your help and input, the new administration, EC, other committees, and I will work hard to make AKPA a better organization, representing Korean Physicists in the US, as well as continue its contributions to society and to the history of Korea and the US.
The Department of Physics at Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Republic of Korea, invites applications for a tenure-track position in experimental high energy physics.
The deadline for the application is .
For more information see:
Chairman, Department of Physics,
Kyungpook National University
DAEGU GYEONGBUK INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (DGIST)
Department of Emerging Materials Science
Tenure-Track Faculty Position
The Department of Emerging Materials Science at DGIST seeks candidates
for tenure-track faculty positions. Appointment will be at the level
of tenure-track assistant or associate professors.
Exceptional candidates, particularly those who will enhance our
graduate program in teaching, research, and supervision of the student
research, are sought. Candidates with demonstrated excellence in
original research in the following areas are strongly encouraged to
• Nano/ Bio Materials.
• Quantum Materials.
Candidates should hold a Ph. D. and have at least two years of
research or teaching experience. Graduate education in physics,
materials science and engineering, chemistry, or a closely related
field is preferred.
Interested candidates should submit Application Form for DGIST and
5 Representative achievements at
Review of the applications will begin immediately. Please submit
application materials to:
The DGIST Faculty Search Committee
Tel: +82 (53) 785-5116 and 5110
Fax: +82 (53) 785-5119
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology (DGIST), that
is one of the government run academic institutes in Korea, began
its graduate programs in March 2011. DGIST offers graduate and
undergraduate (from March, 2014) programs in the fields of Brain
Science, Robotics Engineering, Information and Communication
Engineering, and Energy Systems Engineering, together with Emerging
Materials Science. The Department of Emerging Materials Science
started from 2013 and will take the initiative for DGIST to be one
of the leading universities around the world.
Here is the ABC Network story on 'deflate-gate' featuring my explanation with stick figure animation:
They actually used my own drawing and writing with a sharpie without giving me much instructions at all. I wonder what they would have done if my sketches were terrible...
And here is another story on Aljazeera America with a quote from me:
無心 Chang Kee