Donghui Jeong Receives Outstanding Young Researcher Award of the Association of Korean Physicists in America

Donghui Jeong, a recent postdoctoral scholar at Johns Hopkins, has been named one of two of this year’s recipients of the Outstanding Young Researcher Award of the Association of Korean Physicists in America. Jeong is being recognized for advancing our ability to learn from galaxy surveys about the early Universe and dark energy. Jeong received a B.S. in 2002 and M.S. in 2004 from KAIST in Daejeon, Korea and a Ph.D. in 2010 from the University of Texas, Austin. He spent one year as a postdoc at Caltech before joining Johns Hopkins as a postdoc (2011-2014). He moved to Pennsylvania State University in 2014 as an assistant professor of astronomy and astrophysics. The prize will be awarded in a ceremony at the upcoming March meeting of the American Physical Society