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Seong-Gon Kim


Office: HPC
Phone: (662) 325-8031



* Education
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, Physics, Ph.D. (1994)
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, Physics, M.S. (1988)
Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, Physics, B.S. (1986)

* Employment
2002 – present: Associate Director, Center for Computational Science, High Performance Computing Collaboratory, Mississippi State University
2002 – present: Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS
2000 – 2001: Director of Technology, WiseNut, Inc., Santa Clara, CA
2000 – 2000: Research Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
1996 – 1999: Research Scientist, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC
1994 – 1996: Research Associate, Center for Fundamental Materials Research, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Research Interests:

Application of modern first principles computational techniques of condensed matter physics and materials science;
Carbon fullerenes, nanotubes and nanostructures; semiconductors and metals;
Quantum transport; molecular electronics; surfaces, interfaces and defects;
Hydrogen fuel cell technology;
Light-weight high-strength materials for automobiles;
Multiscale molecular dynamics simulations;
Application of connectivity analysis for extremely large databases and Internet search engines;



Selected Publications Total Publications by Seong-Gon Kim:  78 
Gavi, J. J. H. Y. B. S. A., Moitra, A., & Kim, S. (2009). Conversion of Nano-sized Spherical Magnetite to Spherical Barium Ferrite Nanoparticles For High Density Particulate Recording Media. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. 45(10), 3590.

Moitra, A., Kim, S., Kim, S., Park, S. J., German, R., & Horstemeyer, M. (2008). Atomistic Scale Study on Effect of Crystalline Misalignment on Densification during Sintering Nano Scale Tungsten Powder. International Conference on Sintering - Sintering 2008. La Jolla, CA. [Abstract]

Houze, J., Kim, S., Kim, S., Park, S. J., German, R., & Horstemeyer, M. (2008). The Effect of Fe Atoms on the Adsorption of a W Atom on W(100) Surface. Journal of Applied Physics. 103(10), 106103. [Abstract]

Kim, S., Kim, S., & Erwin, S. C. (2007). Structure of the Hydrogen Double Vacancy on Pd(111). Physical Review B. 76, 214109. [Abstract] [Document Site]

Houze, J., Kim, S., Kim, S., Erwin, S. C., & Whitman, L. J. (2007). Structure of AlSb(001) and GaSb (001) Surfaces under Extreme Sb-rich Conditions. Physical Review B. 76(20), 205303. [Abstract] [Document Site]