Peter H. Yoon
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Date Awarded: May, 1987
(Ph.D. THESIS: Electromagnetic Waves and Instabilities in Relativistic Plasma
Ph.D. Supervisor: Professor Ronald C. Davidson)
Institution: Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Degree: B. S.
Date Awarded: February, 1980
EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUNDRESEARCH INTERESTS :
(2005 – present) Senior Research Scientist, University of Maryland, College Park
(2002) Visiting Professor, Kyoto University, Japan
(1994– 2005) Associate Research Scientist, University of Maryland, College Park
(1990 – 1994) Assistant Research Scientist, University of Maryland, College Park
(1989 – 1990) Research Associate, University of Maryland, College Park
(1987 – 1989) Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
• American Physical Society (Member)
• American Geophysical Union (Member)
SERVICES TO THE SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY
• Served as referee for The Physics of Plasmas, Journal of Geophysical Research, Geophysical
Research Letters, The Physics Letter , The Astrophysical Journal, Journal of Atmospheric and
Solar Terrestrial Physics, and The Physical Review.
• Served as reviewer for the proposals submitted to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
(NASA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF).