Young-Kee Kim in the Library for Symmetry
8/1/2005

Young-Kee Kim: Curriculum Vitae

Personal Data:

  • Birth: November 25, 1962, Kyeong-Book, South Korea
  • Citizenship: U.S.A.
  • Family: Married

Education:

  • Ph.D., Physics, University of Rochester (1990)
  • M.S., Physics, Korea University (1986)
  • B.S., Physics, Korea University (1984)

Professional Employment:

  • Louis Block Professor, University of Chicago (2012 – Present)
  • Professor of Physics, University of Chicago (2003 – Present)
  • Professor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley (2002)
  • Associate Prof. of Physics, Univ. of California, Berkeley (2000 – 2001)
  • Assistant Prof. of Physics, Univ. of California, Berkeley (1996 – 2000)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Oct. 1990 – June 1996)

  • Deputy Director, Fermilab (July 2006 – June 2013)

Honors, Awards and Fellowships:

  • Korea University Alumni Award (2012)
  • Leadership Award, Women in Science, Chicago Councill of Science and Technology (2012)
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (2012)
  • Rochester Distinguished Scholar Medal, Universiy of Rochester (2010)
  • Science Service Medal, South Korean Government (2008)
  • Ho-Am Prize in Science, Samsung (2005) - website
  • Professional Opportunities Award for Women in Research and Education, NSF (1999)
  • Fellow, American Physical Society (2004)
  • Fellow, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (1997)
  • Rush Rhees Fellow, University of Rochester (1987)

  • Emma K. Malmstrom Lecturer (2011)
  • Vaden W. Miles Memorial Lecturer (2010)
  • Keynote Speaker, National Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (2010)
  • Women to Watch, Crain's Chicago Business (2008)
  • 20 Young Scientists to Watch, Discover (2000)

Leadership Positions:

  • Deputy Director, Fermilab (2006 – 2013)
  • Co-Spokesperson, CDF Collaboration (2004 – 2006)
  • Co-Leader, CDF Top Mass Analysis Group (2003 – 2004)
  • Co-Leader, CDF Level-3 Trigger System (2002)
  • Associate Head, CDF Run II Detector Operations (2001)
  • Associate Project Manager, CDF Run II Upgrade (2000)
  • Co-Leader, CDF Electroweak Physics Group (1995 – 1996)
  • Leader, CDF W Mass Analysis Group (1993 – 1999)

Professional Service:

   Europe (Committees)
  • CERN: Member, Large Hadron Collider Committee, Switzerland (2002 - 2004)
  • Germany: Chair, DESY Physics Research Committee (2005 - 2009)
  • Germany: Member, DESY Physics Research Committee (2003 - 2004)
  • Italy: Member, INFN SuperB International Review Committee (2007 - 2008)
  • France: Member, LAL Scientific Council (2007 - 2010)
  • France: Member, Audit Committee of Saclay Laboratory (2014)
   Asia (Committees)
  • Korea: Board member, Institute for Basic Science, Korea (2012 – present)
  • Korea: Chair, RISP International Advisor Committee, Korea (2012 – present)
  • Korea: Co-Chair, KoRIA International Advisory Committee, Korea (2011)
  • Japan: Member, J-PARC International Advisory Committee, Japan (2009 – 2012)
  • Japan: Member, IPMU External Advisory Committee, Japan (2008 – present)
  • Japan: Member, KEK Roadmap Review Committee, Japan (2008)
   U.S.A. (Committees)
  • Chair, LBNE Reconfiguration Steering Committee (2012)
  • Member, Argonne Lab. Director Search Committee (2008)
  • Chair, Fermilab Steering Group (2007)
  • Member, APS Nominating Committee (2006 – 2008)
  • Member, DOE/NSF Advanced Accelerator R&D Subpanel (2005 – 2006)
  • Chair, ANL High Energy Division Director Search Committee (2005)
  • Member, SLAC Science Policy Committee (2004 – 2007)
  • Member, DOE/NSF High Energy Physics Advisory Panel (2002 – 2005)
  • Member, US Linear Collider Steering Group (2002 – 2005)
  • Member, Fermilab Long-Range Planning Committee (2003)
  • Member, APS DPF Executive Committee (2000 – 2003)
  • Member, Muon Collider Technical Advisory Committee (1999 – 2003)
  • Member, Fermilab Users Executive Committee (1999 – 2000)
   Africa (Committee)
  • African School of Physics: 2010, 2012
   Conveners of Conferences
  • Chair, International Conference of High Energy Physics (2016)
  • Convener, TeV4LHC Workshops (2004)
  • Convener, Tevatron Connection (2004)
  • Convener, 19th International Workshops on Weak Interactions and Neutrinos (2003)
  • Convener, Tevatron Run II QCD/Weak Boson Physics Workshop (1999)
  • Convener, APS DPF Meeting, Electroweak Physics (1996)
   International Advisory Committee
  • Technology and Instrumentation in Particle Physics: TIPP09
  • Lepton Photon Conference: LP11, LP07
  • International Conference on High Energy Physics: ICHEP2012, ICHEP2010, ICHEP06
  • Aspen Conference: ASPEN06
  • SUSY Conference: SUSY06
  • Hadron Collider Physics Symposium: HCPS 2011, HCPS2006, HCPS2005

Public Service:

  • Chair, Conferene for Undergradaute Women in Physics (2014)
  • Gary Center Advisory Council, the University of Chicago (2013 - 2016)
  • Co-Chair, Women in Science Committee, Physical Sciences Division, the University of Chicago (2012 – presnet)
  • Member, Women's Leadership Council, the University of Chicago (2011 – present)
  • Executive Board Member, Chicago Council on Science and Technology (2010 – present)
  • Women in Science Steering Committee (2010 – 2011)
  • Founding Member and Executive Board Member, Greater Chicago Midwest higher Education Recruitment Consortium (2007 – 2013)