The MIT Kavli Institute paves the way for new developments in space- & ground-based astrophysics. Our faculty, research staff, and students develop technology & instrumentation with a focus on an engineering and technical core.
Researchers at The Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research explore extreme and unusual phenomena found beyond the Earth including extrasolar planets, black holes, neutron stars, and distant galaxies and clusters of galaxies.
Jungki Song was born and raised in Suwon (17 yrs), moved to Seoul (3 yrs), and Anyang (7 yrs), South Korea. As of 2016, he settled in Cambridge as a graduate student in the Department of MEchanical Engineering at MIT. He is working with Dr. Mark L. Schatternburg in the Space Nanotechnology Laboratory on the advancement of grating fabrication technology.