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Tung H. Jeong (Ph.D, Physics, 1962)


My wife Anna and I have three children and two grandchildren. From 1963-66 I worked in the summer at Oak Ridge National Laboratories.

From 1972-1997, I served as Director for Center for Photonics Studies at Lake Forest College, where I am currently Professor Emeritus. My honors include Robert Millikan Medal, American Association of Physics Teachers; Thomas Alva Edison Lectureship, National Science Teachers’ Association; CNN Interview; Fellow: Optical Society of America appointed Traveling Lecturer; Honorary Professor of Physics: Beijing Normal University, Kunming University; Progress Medal Award, Photographic Society of America for contributions to three-dimensional imaging; Life Time Achievement Award, International Holographic Manufacturers’ Association; Keynote speaker at the annual international conference of the International Hologram manufacturers’ Association in 2005, in China; Co-Chair Seventh Lake Forest International Symposium on Display Holography at St. Asaph, North Wales. My hobbies include windsurfing, skiing, reading
and violin. My favorite memory from the University was operating the
proton linear accelerator.