Last night NY Giants wide receiver, Odell Beckham, made the greatest catch of all time against Dallas cowboys.
NBC NYC Channel 4 came to my office today to interview me for their 5 pm news. Part of the news is now posted online with text:
And here is the original news my wife recorded on her iPhone:
You need to see the detailed images of the catch and the video clips in slow motion to really appreciate the catch from the physics point of view. It is better than the original Montana to Dwight Clark connection known as "The Catch".
2015 AKPA Outstanding Young Research Award
Solicitation for Nominees
In order to recognize and promote excellence in research by outstanding young ethnic Korean physicists in North America, the Outstanding Young Research Award (OYRA) has been awarded annually since 1994 by the Association of Korean Physicists in America (AKPA). The list of previous recipients is available on the AKPA webpage http://www.akpa.org.
Candidates are limited to ethnic Korean physicists who are working at research universities/institutions or industrial/government laboratories in North America. At the time of nomination, each candidate should be within five years from completion of his/her Ph.D. dissertation. For the 2015 nomination, each candidate should have his/her Ph.D. awarded on or after January 1, 2009. Exceptions to this eligibility can be allowed for extenuating circumstances, such as military service or extended medical leave. The award committee will review such cases to determine their eligibility.
Nomination Deadline: December 1, 2014
Supporting Documents Deadline: December 15, 2014
Prof. Kyungseon Joo (U. Conn. & NSF), Chair
Prof. Taekjip Ha (UIUC)
Prof. Philip Kim (Harvard Univ.)
Prof. Kyongchul (KC) Kong (U. of Kansas)
Prof. Youngho Seo (UCSF)
Award winner(s) will be selected by the Award Committee. The winners will be announced early in 2015. The award of $1,500 with a plaque will be presented at the AKPA annual meeting, which will be held in conjunction with an American Physical Society Meeting in the spring. The exact location of the annual meeting and time will be announced later.
On Wednesday, Nov. 12, the FOX Sports 1 network will air a segment featuring Fermilab user and LBNF collaborator Chang Kee Jung of Stony Brook University.
The segment will appear on the program "NFL Films Presents" and will focus on the physics of sports, drawing from Jung's course on the subject.
The show begins at 6 p.m. Central time.
AKPA Election Information
Following the Bylaws, the AKPA Election 2014 will elect the 32th president, whose term will start 2017, and the Auditor for the next (31th) administration. The president-elect will also join the 31th AKPA administration (President: Prof. Seung-Hun Lee, Univ. of Virginia) as the vice president as the Bylaws requires. Below is the election schedule, and the details of the candidates will be announced soon by email and on the AKPA website.
◦ November 30, 2014: Due for the announcement of the final list of candidates to the general members.
◦ December 1-15, 2014: Official election/campaign period.
◦ December 15-31, 2014: Voting
◦ January 5, 2015: Announcing the next/vice president and auditor elected.
Committees for Election 2014
Prof. Chueng-Ryong Ji (NC State), Chair
Prof. Seung-Hun Lee (U. Virginia), Chair, 434-924-7959
Prof. Youngho Seo (UCSF) 415-353-9464
Dr. Eun-Suk Seo is on the cover of the Washington Post (attached).
Here is the link to the full article:
IBS는 세계적 수준의 기초과학연구를 통해 창조적 지식과 원천기술 확보를 목표로
<국제과학비즈니스벨트 조성 및 지원에 관한 특별법> 제 14조에 의해 설립된 국가연구기관입니다.
IBS 연구단에서는 연구단의 목표를 달성하기 위한 창의적이고 역동적인 인재를 모시고자 하오니 많은 지원 바랍니다
또한 IBS에서는 우수 인재를 조기에 파악하고 확보하고자 우수 인재 DB 시스템을 운영하고 있습니다.
현재 우수 인재 Pool(http://www.ibs.re.kr/
많은 분들이 등록하셔서 IBS의 근황 및 채용소식을 전달받으시기 바랍니다.
(단, 본 행사는 이공계 대학원생 및 연구원에 한하며, 기 수혜자는 제외합니다. 한정 수량 소진시 종료)
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