Young-Kee Kim

Young-Kee Kim received her undergraduate degree from Korea University in 1984 and her master’s degree from the same institution in 1986. She received her PhD from Rochester University in 1990, after which she held positions at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California, Berkeley. Her connection to Fermilab began in 1990, when she was a postdoc at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory working on the CDF calorimeter. She later worked on CDF’s drift chamber and played a leading role in the commissioning the detector for Run II. She was elected co-spokesperson of CDF in 2004. In 2003, she became a Professor at the University of Chicago. In 2006, she became Fermilab’s deputy director. She left the lab in 2013. She became chair of the University of Chicago Department of Physics in 2016.

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Young-Kee Kim in 2012