Nuclear Planetology: Especially Concerning the Moon and Mars by Kyeong Ja Kim and Nobuyuki Hasebe

K. J. Kim

Prof. Kyeong Ja Kim

Present positions:

Principal Researcher, Geological Mapping Department, Geological Research Division, at Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources, Adjunct Professor, Department of the Astronomy and Space Science, the Chungnam National University, Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Geoinformatic Engineering, the University of Science and Technology

Contact information:

Email: kjkim@kigam.re.kr

Education:

2001 PhD, Geology, School of Geography, Environment and Earth Science, Victoria University of Wellington

Professional Experiences:

  • 2006.12-Present Principal/Senior Researcher at the Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources, Division of Geological Research Division.
  • 2010.3-Present, Adjunct Professor, Chungnam National University, College of Natural Sciences, Dept. Astronomy and Space Science, Korea
  • 2010.3-Present, Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Science and Techology, Geoinformatic Engineering, Korea
  • 2005.5-2006.11 Assistant Staff Scientist, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, USA
  • 2002.5-2005.4 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institute of Meteoritics, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
  • 1996.12-2002.4 Permanent Staff Member (Scientist), Natural Resources Group at the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences (IGNS), Ltd., Lower Hutt, New Zealand.

Work Experiences:

  • - Gamma-Ray Spectrometer on Japanese Lunar Polar Mission, SELENE(Kaguya)
  • - Mars Odyssey Gamma Ray Spectrometer Program
  • - NASA cosmochemistry program
  • - Numerical simulation of cosmogenic nuclide production using MCNPX code
  • - Paleoclimate studies, geochronology, archeology using cosmogenic nuclides

Major contributions:

- Nuclear planetology, planetary science, cosmogeochronology, accelerator mass spectrometry

Award:

  • 2005.5.23 NASA Group Award Mars Odyssey GRS Team
  • 2007. 12.31 KIGAM New Researcher’s Award

Nobuyuki Hasebe

Prof. Nobuyuki Hasebe

Present position:

Professor of Waseda University
  • 1. Phys. Dep., School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Waseda University
  • 2. Res. Inst.for Science and Engineering, Waseda University

Contact information:

Email: nhasebe@waseda.jp

Education:

  • 1979 Doctor of Science, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Waseda Univ.

Professional:

  • 1998.9 - Present Waseda University
  • 1979.4 - 1995.3 Ehime University
  • 1978.1 - 1979.3 Institute for Cosmic Ray Res., University of Tokyo

Experiences:

  • - Gamma-Ray Spectrometer on Japanese Lunar Polar Mission, SELENE(Kaguya)
  • - Radiation Dose of the Moon and Real Time Space Dosimetry on LEO.
  • - Electron and Ion Spectometer on Mars Mission , Nozomi
  • - High Energy Particle Spectrometers on GEOTAIL
  • - High Energy Particle Spectrometer on EXOS-C(OHZORA)
  • - R & D of Solid Xenon Detector for Dark Matter Search
  • - R & D of High Pressure Xe TPC for Planetary MeV Gamma-ray Observation

Professional research areas

Nuclear Planetology, Lunar Science, Space Science, Radiation Physics, Cosmic Ray Physics,