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Howard W. Yoon

Advancing spectroradiometry for improvements in fundamental and disseminated standards of spectral radiance, spectral irradiance, and radiance temperature.


US Representative to the Consultative Committee on Thermometry

Member of IEC TC65/SC65B/WG5


2004 Allen V. Astin Award

2005 Allen V. Astin Award

2008 DOC Silver Award

Research projects:

Radiation thermometry
Spectroradiometry of sources
Photovoltaic calibrations


Sensor Science Division
Optical Radiation Group

Employment History:

1997-present, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD

1994-1997, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

1985-1987, Bell Communications Research, Murray Hill, NJ


Ph.D. Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

M.S. Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

B.S. Physics and Chemistry, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA


Phone: 301-975-2482
Email: howard.yoon@nist.gov
Fax: 301-869-5700