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.