Biographical Sketch

Moon-Jhong Rhee was born in Korea. He received the B. S. and M. S. degrees in Physics from the Seoul National University in 1958 and 1960, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Space Science and Applied Physics from The Catholic University of America in 1970.

He is a Professor Emeritus of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park, College Park, Maryland and has been with the Department since 1970. He was a Visiting Professor at the Seoul National University, Korea in 1977-1978, a Visiting Professor at the University of Rosario, Argentina in 1985, and a Visiting Professor at the University of Pohang Science and Technology, Korea in 2000-2001.

His research interests include charged particle beams, beam qualities, pulsed power systems, and pseudospark discharge.

He married Hwa-Ja Kay on March 27, 1966 and has four children, Jinny, Ranne, Mea, and Won, and a son-in-law, Chirs Lilios. He loves playing golf and skiing.

Chris, Ranne, Mea,
Jinny, Won,
Moon-Jhong, and Hwa-Ja.