Why UST

UST VISION 2025

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Training USTians with pride by promotinga creative educational environment

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Excellent
Secure world-leading educational competitiveness

Discovering creative talent and to become real USTians
Establishment of UST21 education system

Entrepreneur
Become a university with industry-academia-research integration

Strengthening the cooperation between UST-GFRIs-corporations
Strengthen the cooperation between GFRIs
Support business start-ups with GFRI-based technologies

Global
Establish global status as a national research university

Improving brand value
Improving cooperation network

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Establish creative knowledge management system

Providing creative educational environment by applying cutting-edge technology
Improving management effectiveness

Introduce

Astronomy and space science is an academic discipline studying nature based on an understanding of celestial objects and outer space. Students investigate the universe scientifically through astronomical observations and theoretical research; they learn the skills to develop and utilize astronomical instruments. We aim to educate students as internationally competent researchers.

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  • Sang-Sung Lee Chief major professor Relativistic jets of Active Galactic Nuclei 상세보기 버튼

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    Name Sang-Sung Lee Position Professor/Chief major professor
    Research Relativistic jets of Active Galactic Nuclei
    Major Astronomy and Space Science Student Count 1
    Institute Departments KVN그룹
    E-mail Homepage
    Tel 042-865-2177
    Education 1998-08 / Seoul National University / Bachelor's
    2003-02 / Seoul National University / Master's
    2007-10 / Universitat Bonn / Doctor's

    Research Results

    -  Lee et al./Interferometric Monitoring of Gamma-Ray Bright AGNs. I. The Results of Single-epoch Multifrequency Observations/The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series/2016.11.14
    -  Lee et al./Acceleration of Compact Radio Jets on Sub-parsec Scales/The Astrophysical Journal/2016.7.27
    -  Lee et al./First Detection of 350 micron Polarization of a Radio-loud AGN/Astronomy and Astrophysics/2015.7.20

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  • Hwang Junga Campus professor representative Earth Magnetosphere and Earth Radiation Belt 상세보기 버튼

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    Name Hwang Junga Position Professor/Campus professor representative
    Research Earth Magnetosphere and Earth Radiation Belt
    Major Astronomy and Space Science Student Count 0
    Institute Departments 우주과학본부
    E-mail Homepage
    Tel 042 865 2061
    Education 2006-02 / Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology / Doctor's

    Research Results

    -  Junga Hwant et al/Significant loss of energetic electrons at the heart of the outer radiation belt during weak magnetic storms/JGR:Space Physics/20130719
    -  Junga Hwang et al/Revisiting Solar and Heliospheric 1.3-Year Signals during 1970 ? 2007/Spolar Physics/20130829
    -  Junga Hwang et al/Modeling of Space Radiation Exposure Estimation Program for Pilots, Crew and Passengers on Commercial Flights/JASS/20140301

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  • David Parkinson Cosmology 상세보기 버튼

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    Name David Parkinson Position Professor
    Research Cosmology
    Major Astronomy and Space Science Student Count 0
    Institute Departments Centre for Theoretical Astrophysics
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    Tel 0428652199
    Education 2001-07 / Univ Edinburgh / Bachelor's
    2001-07 / Univ Edinburgh / Master's
    2004-07 / University of Portsmouth / Doctor's

    Research Results

    -  David Parkinson et al/The WiggleZ Dark Energy Survey: Final data release and cosmological results/Physical Review D/2012-11-16
    -  David Parkinson et al/A Bayesian model selection analysis of WMAP3/Physical Review D/2006-06-21
    -  Clare Burrage, David Parkinson, David Seery/Beyond the growth rate of cosmic structure: Testing modified gravity models with an extra degree of freedom/Physical Review D/2017-8-11

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  • Thiem Hoang Theoretical Astrophysics; CMB Foreground Polarization; Dust Astrophysics 상세보기 버튼

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    Name Thiem Hoang Position Associate professor
    Research Theoretical Astrophysics; CMB Foreground Polarization; Dust Astrophysics
    Major Astronomy and Space Science Student Count 0
    Institute Departments Center for Theoretical Astronomy
    E-mail Homepage
    Tel 042-865-3343
    Education 2012-08 / University of Wisconsin-Madison / Doctor's

    Research Results

    -  Thiem Hoang / A unified model of grain alignment: radiative alignment of interstellar grains with magnetic inclusions/ApJ /2016
    -  The interaction of relativistic spacecrafts with the interstellar medium/ApJ/2017
    -  Spinup and Disruption of Interstellar Asteroids by Mechanical Torques, and Implications for 1I/2017 U1 (‘Oumuamua)/ApJ/2018

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  • Arman Shafieloo Cosmology, Theoretical Astrophysics 상세보기 버튼

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    Name Arman Shafieloo Position Associate professor
    Research Cosmology, Theoretical Astrophysics
    Major Astronomy and Space Science Student Count 1
    Institute Departments 이론천문연구센터
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    Tel 042-865-2100
    Education 2008-08 / Univ of Pune / Doctor's
    2002-09 / Univ of Pune / Master's
    1999-09 / Sharif University of Tech. / Bachelor's

    Research Results

    -  Dhiraj Kumar Hazra, Arman Shafieloo, George Smoot, Alexei Starobinsky/Inflation with Whip-Shaped Suppressed Scalar Power Spectra/ Phys.Rev.Lett. 113 (2014) 7, 071301
    -  Varun Sahni, Arman Shafieloo, Alexei Starobinsky/ Model independent evidence for dark energy evolution from Baryon Acoustic Oscillations / Astrophys.J. 793 (2014) 2, L40
    -  Amir Aghamousa, Arman Shafieloo/ Fast and Reliable Time Delay Estimation of Strong Lens Systems Using the Smoothing and Cross-correlation Methods /Astrophys.J. 804 (2015) 1, 39

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  • Ko, Jongwan Multiwavelength study of extragalactic galaxies; early-type galaxies in cluster environments; weak gravitational lensing 상세보기 버튼

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    Name Ko, Jongwan Position Associate professor
    Research Multiwavelength study of extragalactic galaxies; early-type galaxies in cluster environments; weak gravitational lensing
    Major Astronomy and Space Science Student Count 1
    Institute Departments 광학천문본부 은하진화그룹
    E-mail Homepage
    Tel 042-865-3394
    Education 2010-08 / Seoul National University / Doctor's
    2002-02 / Ajou University / Bachelor's

    Research Results

    -  Ko, Jongwan et al./AKARI Observation of the North Ecliptic Pole (NEP) Supercluster at z = 0.087: Mid-infrared View of Transition Galaxies/The Astrophysical Journal/2012-02
    -  Ko, Jongwan et al./The Mid-infrared and Near-ultraviolet Excess Emissions of Quiescent Galaxies on the Red Sequence/The Astrophysical Journal/2013-04
    -  Ko, Jongwan et al./Tracing Recent Star Formation of Red Early-type Galaxies out to z ~ 1/The Astrophysical Journal/2014-08

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  • Kwak, Young-Sil Space weather, Earth's Ionosphere and Upper atmosphere 상세보기 버튼

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    Name Kwak, Young-Sil Position Professor
    Research Space weather, Earth's Ionosphere and Upper atmosphere
    Major Astronomy and Space Science Student Count 0
    Institute Departments 한국천문연구원
    E-mail Homepage
    Tel 042-865-2039
    Education 2005-08 / Kyungpook National University / Doctor's
    1994-02 / Kyungpook National University / Master's
    1991-02 / Kyungpook National University / Bachelor's

    Research Results

    -  Kwak, Y.-S., and A. D. Richmond, Relative contributions of momentum forcing and heating to high-latitude lower thermospheric winds, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 121, doi:10.1002/2016JA023124, 2017
    -  Kwak, Y.-S., and A. D. Richmond, Dependence of the high-latitude lower thermospheric wind vertical vorticity and horizontal divergence on the interplanetary magnetic field, J. Geophys. Res. Space Physics, 119, 1356?1368, doi:10.1002/2013JA019589, 2014
    -  Kwak, Young-Sil, Hyosub Kil, Wookyoung Lee, Seung-Jun Oh, and Zhipeng Ren, Nonmigrating tidal characteristics in thermospheric neutral mass density, J. Geophys. Res., 117, A02312, doi:10.1029/2011JA016932, 2012

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  • Woojin Kwon Star and planet formation 상세보기 버튼

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    Name Woojin Kwon Position Associate professor
    Research Star and planet formation
    Major Astronomy and Space Science Student Count 2
    Institute Departments 전파천문본부
    E-mail Homepage
    Tel 042-865-3267
    Education 2009-12 / University Illinois-Urbana Champaign / Doctor's
    2001-02 / Seoul National University / Master's
    1996-02 / Seoul National University / Bachelor's

    Research Results

    -  Kwon et al., Resolving protoplanetary disks at millimeter wavelengths with CARMA, ApJ, 2015 July
    -  Stephens, Looney, Kwon et al., Spatially resolved magnetic field structure in the disk of a T Tauri star, Nature, 2014 October
    -  Kwon et al., Grain growth and density distribution of the youngest protostellar systems, ApJ, 2009 May

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  • Kim, Kee-Tae star formation, interstellar medium, radio astronomy 상세보기 버튼

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    Name Kim, Kee-Tae Position Professor
    Research star formation, interstellar medium, radio astronomy
    Major Astronomy and Space Science Student Count 0
    Institute Departments 한국천문연구원
    E-mail Homepage
    Tel 042-865-2007
    Education 1993-02 / Seoul National University / Bachelor's
    1995-02 / Seoul National University / Master's
    2001-02 / Seoul National University / Doctor's

    Research Results

    -  Kim, Kee-Tae, & Koo, Bon-Chul/ Radio Continuum and Recombination Line Study of Ultracompact H II Regions with Extended Envelopes / Astrophysical Journal, 549, 979/ 2001.03.10
    -  Kim, Kee-Tae, Byun, Do-Young, Je, Do-Heung, et al./ 100-GHz Band Test Observations of the KVN 21-m Radio Telescopes/ Journal of the Korean Astronomical Society, 44, 81/ 2011.06.01
    -  Liu, Tie, Kim, Kee-Tae, Juvela, M., et al./ The TOP-SCOPE Survey of Planck Galactic Cold Clumps: Survey Overview and Results of an Exemplar Source, PGCC G26.53+0.17/ Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 234, 28/ 2018.02.01

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