Moo Hyun Lee

Updated at March 23, 2019


  • Purification, crystal growth and characterization for rare-decay experiments (COSINE and AMoRE)
  • Ultra-low background measurement (High Purity Germanium detector, Alpha counter, Radon detector)
  • Short base-line neutrino experiment (NEOS-I/II)
  • Silicon detector R&D (SiPM, PIN Photo-Diode, Avalanche Photo-Diode)


  • Crystal detectors (CsI(Tl) at BELLE and KIMS, NaI(Tl) at COSINE, Molybdate at AMoRE )
  • Sampling calorimeter (CREAM at ballon and space station)
  • Nuclear and particle detectors in collider, Antarctica balloon, and space station experiments
  • Elementary particle physics (Tau lepton/B-meson)
  • Astroparticle physics (Cosmic ray physics)


  • 2019-present: Associate Professor, IBS UST (University of Science and Technology)
  • 2014-present: Research Fellow, IBS, Daejeon
  • 2000-2014: Research Associate / Assistant Research Scientist, University of Maryland, MD, USA
  • 1994-2000: Joshu (Research Associate) / Monbusho Foreign Scientist, KEK, Japan
  • 1993-1994: Postdoctoral Research Associate (Korea-Japan Researchers’ Friendship Fellow, KOSEF), Seoul National University
  • 1992-1993: Postdoctoral Associate, Rutgers University, NJ, USA
  • 1992: Ph.D. Korea University
  • 1982-1984: Korean Army service (Sergeant)