Professor, Jai Sam Kim


Education

    1970 - B.S. in Physics, Seoul National University
    1982 - Ph.D in Physics, California Institute of Technology

Career

    1982-1983 : Research Fellow, CALTECH
    1983 : vis. Research Associate, Washington U, SUNY Stony Brook
    1984 : vis. Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University
    1984-1986 : Research Associate, Brigham Young University
    1986-1988 : Institute Scientist, CALTECH
    1988-pres : Professor, POSTECH

Services:

    1991-1993: Postech Committee for Cultural Program, chairman
    1995-1996: Postech Faculty Regent, vice-chairman
    1994-1996: Central Committee for Education (Korean Education Ministry)
    2002,2003: Ho-Am prize screening committee
    2001-present: Specialist Editor for Computer Physics Communications
    2003-2008: IUPAP C.20 (Computational Physics) commission member(03-05), Vice Chairman (05-08)

Fields of Specialization : Computational Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Particle Physics

    Computational Physics : Parallel programming, Monte Carlo simulation, Quantum computing
    Condensed Matter Physics : Phase transitions in solids, Yang-Lee theory, Symmetry properties of crystals, Electronic band structures of Ti alloy surfaces
    Particle Physics : Symmetry breaking, Grand unification theory, Inflation theory, Neutrino astrophysics

Books

    Solving Problems on Concurrent Processors, Vol.2, I. Angus, G.C. Fox, J.S. Kim and D. Walker, Prentice-Hall (1990)
    Physical Application of Monte Carlo Method, J.S. Kim, Mineum (1997)
    "Computational Physics", S. Koonin and D. Meredith (Addison-Wesley, 1990); trans. to Korean by J.S. Kim and J.M. Yang, Ewha-Univ Press (1992)

Major Publication

    1. General Method for Analyzing Higgs Potentials, J.S. Kim, Nucl. Phys. B196, 285 (1982)
    2. Analysis of Coleman-Weinberg Potential in Orbit Space-General Method and Application to the Inflationary Universe, J.S. Kim and C.W. Kim, Nucl. Phys. B244, 523 (1984)
    3. Classification of Continuous Phase Transitions and Stable Phases, I & II, J.S. Kim, H.J. Stokes, and D.M. Hatch, Phys. Rev. B33, 1774 (1986)
    4. Concurrent Implementation of Prime Factor Algorithm on Hypercube, G. Aloisio, G.C. Fox, J.S. Kim, N. Veneziani, IEEE trans. ASSP 39, 160 (1991)
    5. Critical Line of an Ising Antiferromagnet on Square and Honeycomb Lattices, X.Z. Wang, J.S. Kim, Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 413 (1997)
    6. Monte Carlo Optimization applied to Symmetry Breaking, J.S. Kim, J-C Toledano, P. Toledano, Comp. Phys. Comm. 109, 207 (1998)
    7. Numerical Computation of Solar Neutrino Flux attenuated by MSW mechanism, J.S. Kim, Y.S. Chae, J.D. Kim, Comp. Phys. Comm. 120, 41 (1999)
    8. The ring of invariant real functions on the Brioullin zone, J.S. Kim, L. Michel, and B. Zhilinskii, Phys. Rep. 341, 337 (2001)
    9. Optical properties of TiNi, TiCo and TiFe thin films, S.E. Kulkova, D.V. Valujsky, J.S. Kim, G.S. Lee, Y.M. Koo, Physica B 304, 186 (2001)
    10. Adsorption of Hydrogen on the B2 TiFe Surfaces, G.S. Lee, J.S. Kim, Y.M. Koo, S.E. Kulkova, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 27, 403 (2002)
    11. Numerical verification of topological crossings in band structure of solids, G.S. Lee, J.S. Kim, J. Zak, J. Phys. Cond. Mat. 15, 2005 (2003)
    12. Full Numerical Estimation of Neutrino Mixing Parameters from Solar Neutrino Data, J.S. Kim, Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl.) 118, 457 (2003)
    13. Theoretical study of the electronic structure and hydrogen adsorption properties in B2-TiFe thin TiFe layers with Pd coating, J.S. Kim, S.Y. Oh, G.S. Lee, Y.M. Koo, S.E. Kulkova, and V.E. Egorushkin, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 29, 87 (2004)
    14.Electronic structure and optical absorption spectra of CdSe covered ZnSe and ZnS epilayers, S.J. Yun, G.S. Lee, J.S. Kim, S.K. Shin, Y-G Yoon, Solid State Comm. 137, 332 (2006)
    15. Ab initio P-T phase diagram of NaBH4, G.S. Lee, J-Y Lee, J.S. Kim, Solid State Comm 139, 516 (2006)
    16. Ab initio study of thallium nanoclusters on Si(111)-7x7, G. Lee, C.G. Hwang, N.D. Kim, J.W. Chung, J.S. Kim, S. Lee, Phys. B76, 245409 (2007)