Chueng-Ryong Ji (지청룡)
Dr. Ji is currently a Professor at North Carolina State University (NCSU), the Chair of the International Light Cone Advisory Committee, and the Overseas Editor of the Journal of Korean Physical Society. His research interests cover a wide spectrum of theoretical physics ranging from nuclear and particle physics to astrophysics and cosmology.
Dr. Ji’s career includes visiting professorship at Seoul National University in Korea, Spring 2005 and Fall 1993, as well as research positions at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, 1982-84, Stanford University, 1984-86, and Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, 1986-87. In 1987, he joined NCSU as tenure-track Assistant Professor in Department of Physics, got tenured as Associate Professor in 1992 and became Professor in 1997. He was the Director of the Graduate Program in NCSU Department of Physics for 2013-2015. He was selected as the Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) in 2011 and the Outstanding Referee of APS in 2008. He was president of the Association of Korean Physicists in America, 2009-2011 and president of the Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association, 2009-2010. Dr. Ji holds a B.S. (76) degree in Physics from Seoul National University, and M.S. (78) and Ph.D. (82) degrees in Elementary Particle Physics from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.