Thomas Kyoung-Ho Kim

Thomas Kyoung-Ho Kim


  • B.S. Astronomy and Space Science, Chungbuk National University, 2012
  • M.S.  Physics, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2017

Research Interest:

  • ​Radial and latitudinal evolution of multi-species ion distribution function and plasma parameters in Jupiter's plasma sheet
  • Investigation on ion heating mechanisms in Jupiter's magnetosphere
  • Theory and application of the kappa distribution on space plasmas
  • Simulation and calibration on electrostatic analyzer (ESA) and carbon-foil based time-of-flight (TOF) mass spectrometers

Fellowships and Recognitions:

  • Best General Science Poster at the 2016 GEM Summer Workshop


Thesis Advisor: Robert Ebert

Candidacy: 2017