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Korean-American Symposium

Korean Academy of Science and Technology – U.S. National Academy of Sciences

June 26-28, 2017
Irvine, California, US

Sessions:

 ALMA: In Search of Our Cosmic Origins

Organizers: Aeree Chung and Ian Crossfield

INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER:
Sabrina Stierwalt, National Radio Astronomy Observatory

SPEAKERS:
Jeong-Eun Lee, Kyung Hee University
Kelsey Johnson, University of Virginia

 Evolving biological System Responses to Environmental Change

Organizers: Aradhna Tripathi, Elodie Ghedin and Joong-Ho Won

INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER:
Derek Cummings, University of Florida

SPEAKERS:
Soyeon Ahn, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital
Robert Eagle, University of California, Los Angeles

 Energy Storage

Organizers: Sang Ouk Kim and Louise Berben

INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER:
Jang Wook Choi, EEWS, KAIST

SPEAKERS:
Ki Tae Nam, Seoul National University
Kara Bren, University of Rochester

 Frontiers of Data Science

Organizers: Eugene Ng and Joong-Ho Won

INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER:
Ndapa Nakashole, University of California, San Diego

SPEAKERS:
Ji Oon Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Christoper Ré, Stanford University

 Genome Editing / Gene Engineering

Organizers: Keith Slotkin Ka Young  Chung and Kwang Hyun Cho

INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER:
Duhee Bang, Yonsei University 

SPEAKERS:
Hyongbum Kim, Yonsei University

 Modeling and Predicting Natural Disasters

Organizers: Aradhna Tripathi and Jinho Ahn

INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER:
YoungHee Kim, Seoul National Universit

SPEAKERS:
Seok-Woo Son, Seoul National University

 Particle Physics Standard Model, Higgs and Beyond

Organizers: Yong-Il Shin and Yulia Pushkar

INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER:
Jonghee Yoo, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

SPEAKERS:
Hwidong Yoo, Seoul National University
Tim Tait, University of California, Irvine

 Visualizing Brain Activity during Behavior and Decision Making

Organizers: Gavin Rumbaugh and Jeong Ho Lee

INTRODUCTORY SPEAKER:
Jason Christie, Max Planck Florida Institute

SPEAKERS:
Daniel O’Connor, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Seung-Hee Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

The Korean-American Kavli Frontiers of Science symposia are sponsored by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the Korean Academy of Science and Technology.  Major support is provided by the Kavli Foundation with additional support from the National Academy of Sciences.

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