Yong Baek Kim

Brief CV


Department of Physics, 60 St. George Street

University of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A7, Canada

Email: yongbaek.kim_at_utoronto.ca

Email: ybkim_at_physics.utoronto.ca (will fade out in 2023)

Phone: 416-978-5193


Ph.D. MIT (1991-1995)

Professional Employment

Director, Center for Quantum Materials, University of Toronto, 2012-present

Professor, University of Toronto, 2006-present

Associate Professor, University of Toronto, 2001-2006

Canada Research Chair, University of Toronto, 2002-2011

Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University, 1999-2001

Assistant Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, 1998-1999

Postdoctoral Member, Theory Department, Bell Laboratories, 1995-1997

Other Professional Experience (Selected)

General Member, Aspen Center for Physics, 2018-present

Visiting Miller Professor, Miller Institute, UC Berkeley, Sep-Dec 2006

Visiting Professor, Frontier Science, University of Tokyo, Mar-Apr 2009

(External) Member, Korea Institute for Advanced Study, 2003-present

Senior Fellow (2008-2019), Associate (2001-2007), Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Quantum Materials (2008-2019), Superconductivity (2001-2008)

Honors and Awards

Fellow, Royal Society of Canada, 2022

Guggenheim Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 2022

Simons Fellow in Theoretical Physics, The Simons Foundation, 2022

Killam Research Fellow, Canada Council for the Arts, 2018

Brockhouse Medal, Canadian Association of Physicists, 2017

Fellow, American Physical Society, 2012

Sloan Research Fellow, A. P. Sloan Foundation, 1999-2001

CAREER award, National Science Foundation (USA), 2000-2004

Outstanding Young Researcher Award, Association of Korean Physicists in America, 1999