Latest Activities

Dr. Park Jiyoung, research fellow of the Asan Institute for Policy Studies, presented “Regional Perspectives on Issues Affecting Space Security and Stability: South Korea” at the Space Security Conference 2014 which was held by the UNIDIR at the United Nations Office of Geneva, Switzerland from March 19th to 20th.

Dr. Park also participated as a panelist in the 2014 Nuclear Knowledge Summit which was held at the Novotel convention center in Amsterdam from March 21st to 22nd. There she talked about “Advancing the Security: Radiological Sources.”

Under the overarching theme of “Towards Sustainable Nuclear Security,” the 2014 Nuclear Knowledge Summit was one of the official side events to the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit. The 2014 Nuclear Knowledge Summit was co-hosted by the Asan Institute for Policy Studies, Netherlands Institute of International Relations (Clingendaeil), and the Fissile Materials Working Group (FMWG) of the United States.

Video clip of 2014 Nuclear Knowledge Summit

– Panel 4: “Advancing the Security of Fissile Material and Radiological Sources”
– Source:

Presentation of Dr. Park Jiyoung

Radiological Sources by Park Jiyoung (The Asan Institute for Policy Studies)


Audio Clip of Space Security Conference 2014

– Please Click ‘Panel 4’→’Jiyoung Park’→’English’
– Source: Space Security 2014


About Experts

Park Jiyoung
Park Jiyoung

Center for Foreign Policy and National Security

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.