Dear AKPA colleagues,


I am pleased to inform you that KPS (Korean Physical Society) and AKPA will host a Joint Symposium from 1pm to 8pm on Sunday, March 4, 2018 in LA (, prior to the APS March Meeting. This is to support young ethnic Korean physicists in Korea and North America. It will provide an opportunity for postdocs and students who will attend the APS March Meeting to present their work to the KPS-AKPA community and for the community to understand current concerns and needs of young Korean scientists in this global and rapidly changing society. We will also have an opportunity to congratulate and celebrate the 50th anniversary of Journal of the KPS.


If you plan to attend the APS March Meeting, I really hope that you will be able to participate in this Symposium. You can register at There is no fee for registration. Symposium dinner will be provided.  

If you would like to give a talk (this could be the talk that you will be giving at the APS March Meeting), please send one of the organizing team members email. 


The organizing team consists of

  • Takhee Lee, Seoul National University
  • SangMin Lee, Seoul National University
  • Young-Kee Kim, the University of Chicago
  • Kyungseon Joo from the University of Connecticut


I look forward to seeing many of you at this Symposium.

I wish you and your family a healthy, fulfilling and joyful New Year.


Young-Kee Kim