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Youngmin Seo

Education
  • PhD: University of Arizona (Astronomy)
  • MS: Seoul National University (Astronomy)
  • BS: Seoul National University (Astronomy, Physics)

Research Interests
Star formation and ISM structures in our Galaxy, Planet formation

Professional Experience
  • NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellow, NASA-JPL/CalTech: (Oct. 2016 – Present)
  • Technical Research Staff, KASI: (Feb. 2008 – Aug. 2011)

Selected Awards
  • NASA Postdoctoral Program Award

Selected Publications
  1. Seo, Y.M. & Youdin, A.N., “The Role of Non-ionizing Radiation Pressure in Star Formation: The Stability of Cores and Filaments”, 2016, MNRAS, 461, 1088.
  2. Seo, Y.M. et al. “An Ammonia Spectral Map of the L1495-B218 Filaments in the Taurus Molecular Cloud: I. Physical Properties of Filaments and Dense Cores” 2015, Astrophysical Journal, 805, 185.
  3. Seo, Y.M., Hong, S. S., & Shirley, L. Y.  “On the internal Dynamics of Starless Cores: Stability of Starless Cores with Internal Motions and Collapse Dynamics”, 2013, Astrophysical Journal, 769, 50.
  4. Kim, J.-G, Kim, W.-T., Seo, Y. M., & Hong, S. S., “Gravitational Instability of Rotating, Pressure-confined, Polytropic Gas Disks with Vertical Stratification”, 2012, Astrophysical Journal, 761, 131.
  5. Seo, Y.M., Hong, S. S., Lee, S. H., Park, Y. S., Sohn, J., Lee, C. W., “On the Internal Dynamics of the Starless Core L694-2”, 2011, Astrophysical Journal, 736, 153.
  6. Seo, Y.M., Kim, J., & Hong, S. S., “A Dynamics Code for Dusty Interstellar Clouds and Inter-Cloud Media”, 2011, Astrophysical Journal, 728, 140.

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