Cheongho Han



Professor,
Astrophysics Group,
Department of Physics,
Chungbuk National University
Chongju 361-763, Republic of Korea
Phone: 82-43-261-3244
E-mail: cheongho at astroph.chungbuk.ac.kr



  • Career
        - 1983 -- 1986: Proudly served in Korean Army for three years
        - 1989 -- 1993: University of Arizona, Physics & Astronomy double major (Bachelor), Magna cum Laude
        - 1994 -- 1997: Ohio State University, Astronomy (Ph.D): completed in 3 years (record of OSU Astronomy Department)
        - 1997-2001: Assistant Professor in Chungbuk National University (Department of Astronomy & Space Science)
        - 2001. 3 -- 2003. 3: Assistant Professor in Chungbuk National University (Department of Physics)
        - 2003. 4. 1 -- 2008. 3. 31 : Associate Professor in Chungbuk National University (Department of Physics)
        - 2008. 4. 1 -- Now : Professor in Chungbuk National University (Department of Physics)

  • Research fields: gravitational lensing, external galaxies, extra-solar planets

  • Activities in Astronomy Society
         1. Korea Astronomy Society, Editor
         2. Korea Astronomy Society, Board member
         3. Manager of Planetary Science Divison of Korea Astronomy Society

  • Awards
         1. Magna Cum Laude, University of Arizona, 1993.6
         2. Distinguished Researcher Award: Korea Astronomy Society (KAS), 2001.4.20
         3. the Best Research Award of the year (2000): Chungbuk National University, 2000.9.26
         4. the Best Research Award of the year (2001): Chungbuk National University, 2001.9.26 (two consecutive years)
         5. the Best Research Award of the year (2002): Chungbuk National University, 2002.12.31 (three consecutive years)
             (Since then, the university changed its regulation and prohibited successive award.)
         6. Best Scientific Research Award: Korea Foundation of Science & Technology Societies, 2000.5.19
         7. The 30 best scientific results of the year (Korea Science & Engineering Foundation), 2002.4.24
         8. Invited speaker at the IAU VIII Asian-Pacific Regional Meeting, 2002.7
         9. Scientist of the Month (Korea Science & Technologt Foundation, Minister of Science & Technology), 2007.9


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