Brief CV

  • Ph.D. MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), U.S.A., 1995
Professional Employment
  • Professor, University of Toronto, 2006-present
  • Senior Fellow, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Quantum-Materials, 2001-present
  • Director, Center for Quantum Materials, University of Toronto, 2012-present.
  • Canada Research Chair, 2002-2011
  • Associate Professor, University of Toronto, 2001-2006
  • Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University, 1999-2001.
  • Assistant Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, 1998-1999
  • Postdoctoral Member, Theory Department (11111) at Bell Laboratories, 1995-1997.
Other Professional Experience (selected)
  • Visiting Miller Professor, Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science, University of California at Berkeley, Sep-Dec, 2006
  • Frontier-Science Visiting Professor, University of Tokyo, March-April 2009
  • (External) Member, Korea Institute for Advanced Study, 2003-present
  • Advisory Board Member, IBS Center for Low Dimensional Electronic Systems, POSTECH, Pohang, Korea, 2014-present
  • Advisory Board Member, IBS Center for Correlated Electron Systems, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 2013-present
Honors and Award
  • Brockhouse Medal, 2017
  • Fellow, American Physical Society, 2012-present
  • Frontier Scientist, Korean Academy of Science and Technology, 2013
  • Sloan Fellowship, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 1999-2001.
  • CAREER award, National Science Foundation (U.S.A.), 2000-2004.
  • Outstanding Young Researcher Award, Association of Korean Physicists in America, 1999.