Park Jiyoung

Park Jiyoung

Senior Fellow

Center for Foreign Policy and National Security

Areas of Expertise  : Nuclear energy, nuclear safety and technology, scientific R&D projects.


Dr. PARK Jiyoung is a senior fellow of the Center for Science and Technology Policy at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies. Previously, she was a research fellow and managing director of the R&D Feasibility Analysis Center at the Korea Institute of S&T Evaluation and Planning (KISTEP) and also a visiting research scientist at the Center for Innovation at the University of Maryland. Dr. Park’s research focuses on the study of policy and management issues for nuclear technology, R&D for global green growth policies, economic analysis of R&D programs, and developing support for the formulation of evidence-based policies in the science and technology fields. Her recent publications include, “Assessment System for Feasibility Analysis of National R&D Programs: The case of Korea,” International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management (2011). Dr. Park received her B.S. and M.S. in nuclear engineering and an M.S. in public policy from Seoul National University and her Ph.D. in nuclear engineering and radiological sciences from the University of Michigan.

Academic Background

M.S. in Policy Science, Seoul National University (2009)
Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan (1999)
M.S. in Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences, Seoul National University (1993)
B.S. in Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences, Seoul National University (1991)

Professional Background

Visiting Research Scientist, Center for Innovation, University of Maryland, USA (2009~2010)
Managing Director, R&D Feasibility Analysis Center, KISTEP, Seoul, Korea (2006~2009)
Research Fellow, KISTEP, Seoul, Korea (2000~2012)
Researcher, Catholic Research Institutes of Medical Science, Soeul, Korea (2000)