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     Gyu-Boong Jo, Ph.d (조 규 붕, 曹圭鵬) 
     Associate Professor
     Room 4434, Department of Physics
     Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
     Clear Water Bay, Kowloon Hong Kong
     [office] +852-2358-5954 [email] gbjo[at]

2004 - 10   Massachusetts Institute of Technology
                     PhD in Physics (advisor: Wolfgang Ketterle, Nobel Laureate in Physics & D.E.Pritchard)
2000 - 03   Seoul National University
                     B.S in Physics and Mathematics 

2019-         Associate Professor of Physics (with tenure), HKUST
2013-19    Assistant professor of Physics, HKUST
2010-13    Postdoc. Associate in Dan Stamper-Kurn group, UC Berkeley
2004-10    Graduate student in Center for Ultracold Atoms (CUA), MIT
2003-04    Research Assistant, Seoul. Nat. Univ.

2016         Croucher Innovation Award 2016, Croucher Froundation [link]
2014-15   Early Career Award, Research Grants Council of Hong Kong
2013         AKPA Outstanding Young Researcher Award [link]
2004-09   Samsung Foundation Graduate Fellowship [link]
2000-03   Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Seoul National University
2002         Gold medal in National undergraduate mathematics competition, Korean mathematical society

Editorial Board Member, Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group)
Reviewer for Science, Physical Review Letters, Phys.Rev. A, NJP, Scientific Reports, Optics Letters, JOSAb, Optics Express, Optics communication etc.

Research Interests
Experimental quantum science in ultracold atomic systems including:
Quantum simulation,
Synthetic quantum materials,
Quantum gases in engineered optical lattices,
Atom and quantum optics,
Atom interferometry,
Ultracold Fermi gases and Bose-Einstein Condensation