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Curriculum Vitae:

Keeyoon Sung

  • B.A. in English Education, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea (1990)
  • B.Sc. in Astronomy and Space Science, Chungnam National University, Daejon, Korea (1996)
  • Course Completion Certificate of M.Sc. in Astronomy, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea (1998)
  • Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences, Institute for Terrestrial and Planetary Atmospheres, State University of New York at Stony Brook, NY (2003)

Research Interests
  • High-resolution molecular spectroscopy in the infrared at various temperatures
  • Spectral line shapes in molecular collisions and retrieval algorithm development
  • Atmospheric remote sensing and radiative transfer modeling
  • Mass spectrum analysis for sample purity and isotopic abundance characterization
  • Application of femtosecond frequency comb laser for the Fourier transform spectroscopy

Professional Experience
  • Scientist, Science Division, JPL/Caltech (2010 - present)
  • Caltech post-doc fellow, Lab studies and Modeling (3286), JPL/Caltech (2007 - 2010)
  • Post-doc fellow, Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Toronto, and Dept. of Chemistry, Univ. of Waterloo, Canada (2003 - 2007)
  • RA/TA at ITPA, SUNY at Stony Brook (1998 - 2003)
  • TA, Dept. Astronomy, Seoul Nat'l Univ., S. Korea (1996 - 1997)

Selected Publications
  • Selected peer-reviewed publications (out of 17)
    1. K. Sung, A.W. Mantz, L.R. Brown, M.A.H. Smith, T.J. Crawford, V.M. Devi, and D.C. Benner. Cryogenic absorption cells operating inside a Bruker IFS-125HR: first results for 13CH4 at 7 µm. J. Mol. Spectrosc., doi:10.1016/j.jms.2010.05.004 (2010).
    2. O.M. Lyulin, S. Kassi, K. Sung, L.R. Brown, and A. Campargue. Determination of the low energy values of 13CH4 transitions (in the regions of the 2v3 band) near 1.66 µm from absorption spectra at 296 and 81 K. J. Mol. Spectrosc., 261, 91 - 100 (2010).
    3. L.S. Rothman, I.E. Gordon, et al., K. Sung, et al. The HITRAN 2008 Molecular Spectroscopic Database. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 110, 533 - 572 (2009).
    4. R.A. Toth, K. Sung, L.R. Brown, and T.J. Crawford. Line positions and strengths of 41 bands including 10 OCS isotopologues in the 3850 - 4200 cm-1 region. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 111, 1193-1208 (2010).
    5. K. Sung, L.R. Brown, R.A. Toth, and T.J. Crawford, FT-IR measurements of H2O-broadened half-widths of CO2 at 4.3 µm. Canad. J. Phys. 87, 469 -484 (2009).
    6. K. Sung, R.A. Toth, L.R. Brown, and T.J. Crawford. Line strength measurements of carbonyl sulfide (16O12C32S) in the 2v3, v1+2v2+v3, and 4v2+v3 bands. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 110, 2082 - 2101 (2009).
    7. D. Fu, K. Sung, C.D. Boone, K.A. Walker, and P.F. Bernath. Ground-based solar absorption studies for the carbon cycle science by Fourier transform spectroscopy (CC-FTS) mission. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 109, 2219 - 2243 (2008).
    8. K. Sung, R. Skelton, K.A. Walker, C.D. Boone, D. Fu, and P.F. Bernath. N2O and O3 Arctic Column Amounts from PARIS-IR Observations: Retrievals, Characterization and Error Analysis. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 107, 385 - 406 (2007).
    9. T.E. Kerzenmacher, et al., K. Sung, et al. Measurements of O3 and NO2 and temperature during the 2004 Canadian Arctic ACE validation Campaign. Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L16S07, doi:10.1029/2005GL023032 (2005).
    10. Sung K and P. Varanasi. CO2-broadened half-widths and CO2-induced line shifts of 12C16O relevant to the atmospheric spectra of Venus and Mars, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 91: 319 - 332 (2005).
    11. Sung K. and P. Varanasi. Intensities, collision-broadened half-widths, and collision-induced line shifts in the second overtone band of 12C16O, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 83: 445 - 458 (2004).
    12. Nemtchinov V, K. Sung, and P. Varanasi. Measurements of line intensities and half-widths in the 10 mum bands of 14NH3, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer 83: 243 - 265 (2004).

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