Welcome to Y. S. Kim's Home Page!


while attending the Dmitri Volkov Memorial Conference in Kharkov (July 2000),
next to Lev Landau's portrait.


  • I become very happy when I think, unlike Rodin.

  • Socrates fought for and stood by
    what he believed in.
    I believe in him.


  • Education and Employment: PhD (1961) from Princeton University; on the faculty of the University of Maryland since 1962.

  • Research Interests:

    1. Elementary particle theory.

    2. Foundations of quantum mechanics, particularly the question of making the uncertainty principle consistent with special relativity.

    3. Lorentz group applicable to other areas of physics including quantum optics, condensed matter physics, and classical mechanics.

    4. List of publications.

  • Professional Activities: Organizing international conferences, internet communication system which privides links to webpages for international conferences. You may click http://ysfine.com to see this program.

  • Extracurricular Activities:

    1. Talking with students on various issues.

    2. Collecting Coca-Cola cans of different designs from different countries.

    3. Digital Literature. How to design webpages?

    4. Show and Tell. I like to tell you stories.

  • True Character: I am a freedom-loving boy, and I enjoy talking/listening to everybody in the world. Please e-mail me at yskim@umd.edu if you have brilliant ideas.

  • Click here if you like to know about me.