Prof. Weongjong Lee

Name and Title

Weonjong Lee (이원종)
Professor
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Seoul National University

Contact

E-mail: email address icon for wlee
Office phone: 02-880-5795

Motto

  • I would like to serve as a doulos of Jesus Christ.
  • Education

    • February 1987, B.S. in Electronics Engineering at Seoul National University
    • October 19, 1994 M.A. and M.Ph. at Columbia University
    • October 18,1995 Ph.D. at Columbia University
    • Thesis Advisor : Professor Norman H. Christ, Columbia University

    Career

    • Sep. 1989 - Jun. 1991
      Graduate Research & Teaching Assistant, Applied Physics, Princeton University
    • Jun. 1991 - Jul. 1995
      Graduate Research & Teaching Assistant, Physics Department, Columbia University
    • Jul. 1995 - Sep. 1997
      Postdoctor, Theory Group in Physics Division, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
    • Sep. 1997 - Oct. 2000
      Postdoctor, Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory
    • Oct. 2000 - Jul. 2002
      Staff Member, Theoretical Division and Computational Division,
      Los Alamos National Laboratory
    • Dec. 2001 - Mar. 2006
      Assistant Professor, School of Physics, Seoul National University
    • Apr. 2006 - Mar. 2016
      Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Seoul National University
    • Apr. 2016 - Present
      Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Seoul National University

    Honors

    • Fellowship: Princeton University (1989-1991)
    • Fellowship: Columbia University (1991-1995)
    • Gruman Graduate Prize: Princeton University (1990)
    • Matilda Woodard Fellowship: Columbia University (1992)
    • Outstanding Young Scientist Award: AKPA, APS (1996)

    Research Interest

    • Lattice Gauge Theory(QCD)
    • Chiral Perturbation Theory
    • Standard Model Phenomenology
    • CP Violation
    • Finite Temperature QCD
    • Perturbative QCD
    • SUSY Yang-Mills Theory
    • Renormalization Groups Scaling Study
    • Computational Physics

    Recent Publications

    1. Chiral symmetry and taste symmetry from the eigenvalue spectrum of staggered Dirac operators
      Hwancheol Jeong, Chulwoo Jung, Seungyeob Jwa, Jangho Kim, Jeehun Kim, Nam Soo Kim, Sunghee Kim, Sunkyu Lee, Weonjong Lee, Youngjo Lee, Jeonghwan Pak (SWME Collaboration)
      Phys. Rev. D 104, 014508 [2021.07.26] arXiv:2005.10596 [hep-lat].
    2. Semileptonic B -> D(*)lν Decay Form Factors using the Oktay-Kronfeld action
      Tanmoy Bhattacharya, Benjamin J. Choi, Rajan Gupta, Yong-Chull Jang, Seungyeob Jwa, Sunkyu Lee, Weonjong Lee, Jaehoon Leem, Sungwoo Park, (LANL-SWME Collaboration)
      PoS LATTICE 2019 (2019) 056, arXiv:2003.09206 [hep-lat].
    3. Leptonic decays of B(s) and D(s) using the OK action
      Tanmoy Bhattacharya, Benjamin J. Choi, Rajan Gupta, Yong-Chull Jang, Seungyeob Jwa, Sunkyu Lee, Weonjong Lee, Jaehoon Leem, Sungwoo Park, (LANL-SWME Collaboration)
      PoS LATTICE 2019 (2019) 050, arXiv:2002.04755 [hep-lat].
    4. Chiral Ward identities for Dirac eigenmodes with staggered fermions
      Hwancheol Jeong, Chulwoo Jung, Sunghee Kim, Weonjong Lee, Jeonghwan Pak (SWME Collaboration)
      PoS LATTICE 2019 (2019) 031, arXiv:2001.06568 [hep-lat].
    5. Improvement of heavy-heavy and heavy-light currents with the Oktay-Kronfeld action
      Jon A. Bailey, Yong-Chull Jang, Sunkyu Lee, Weonjong Lee, Jaehoon Leem
      arXiv:2001.05590 [hep-lat].

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    Invited Talks

    1. "Current Status of εK and |Vcb| in lattice QCD",
      a seminar by Weonjong Lee on November 30 (2017),
      KAIST, Daejeon
      invited by Prof. Hye-Sung Lee.
    2. "Current Status of εK with lattice QCD inputs",
      a plenary talk by Weonjong Lee on November 1 (2017),
      Korea e-Science Forum, KSC 2017, The-K Hotel, Seoul
      invited by KISTI.
    3. "Update on εK with lattice QCD inputs",
      a plenary talk by Weonjong Lee on August 29 (2017),
      2017 Santa Fe Workshop, Santa Fe, USA
      invited by Prof. Rajan Gupta.
    4. " Calculation of B ->D(*)lν semileptonic form factor",
      a plenary talk by Weonjong Lee on August 16 (2017),
      Korea Belle2 Meeting, Sachun, South Korea
      invited by Prof. Youngjoon Kwon.
    5. "Current Status of εK in lattice QCD",
      a plenary talk by Weonjong Lee on February 3 (2017),
      2017 SNU-UW Joint Workshop, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
      invited by Prof. Stephen Sharpe.

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