Kyoung-Soo Lee

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Kyoung-Soo Lee
PHYS 251
(765) 494-3047
B.S., Physics, Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea, 1999

M.S. Physics, Johns Hopkins University, 2003
Ph.D. Physics, Johns Hopkins University, 2007

Professional Experience 

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Purdue University, 2014-
  • Research Scientist, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Purdue University, 2012-2013
  • Jaylee and Gilbert Mead Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Yale University, 2007-2011 

Research Interests 

  • Observational Cosmology
  • Galaxy Formation and Evolution
  • Star formation and chemical enrichment histories of distant galaxies
  • Cosmic structure formation of dark matter
  • Search for progenitors of galaxy clusters in the young universe 

Recent Publications (2009 - )

  • "Serendipitous Discovery of One of the Largest Structures at z=3.78", Lee, K.-S., Dey, A., Hong, S., Reddy, N, et al. 2014, submitted to Astrophysical Journal
  • "Probing High-Redshift Galaxy Formation at the Highest Luminosities", Lee, K.-S., Dey, A., Cooper, M.C., et al. 2013, Astrophysical Journal, 771, 25
  • "Herschel Detection of Dust Emission from Star-Forming Galaxies at 3.3
  • "How Do Star-Forming Galaxies at z>3 Assemble Their Masses?", Lee, K.-S., Ferguson, H.C., Wiklind, T., et al. 2012, Astrophysical Journal, 752, 66
  • "The Average Physical Properties and Star Formation Histories of the UV-Brightest Star-forming Galaxies at z~3.7", Lee, K.-S., Dey, A., Reddy, N. et al. 2011, Astrophysical Journal, 733, 99
  • "Mapping the Dark Matter from UV Light at High Redshift", Lee, K.-S., Giavalisco, M., Conroy, C., et al. 2009, Astrophysical Journal, 695, 368
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