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Jongwon Park

Jongwon Park is a Senior Research Fellow at Center for International Science and Technology Policy at GW's Elliott School of International Affairs. Mr. Park also holds another position as Associate Program Director of Science and Technology Policy Program at SRI International. Mr. Park's areas of expertise include: science, technology, and innovation policy; building technology roadmaps; assessments of technology based economic development programs; analysis of scientific and technical human resource issues; industry-university research cooperation; national indicators of research and development; and evaluation of government funded R&D programs. He has authored or co-authored a number of program evaluation reports sponsored by federal agencies such as the Department of State, the National Science Foundation, and the Environmental Protection Agency.

As a co-project leader of a series of studies designed to assess the impact of Fulbright student and scholar exchange programs, he administered international surveys in more than 20 countries. Mr. Park advised the National Science Board (NSB) by reviewing the literature on supply and demand in the science and engineering workforce.

Since 2004, he has been a regular contributor to the NSB’s Science and Engineering Indicators report, which documents quantitative data on the U.S. and international science and engineering enterprise. Mr. Park also has led multiple projects sponsored by foreign governments such as Korea and Saudi Arabia. Previously, Mr. Park worked as a project data manager/senior research associate in the Research Value Mapping program at Georgia Institute of Technology. Mr. Park received a B.S. in Physics from Korea University and has passed the doctoral qualifying examination for the Ph.D. in the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Recent Events

STGlobal Conference 2014
April 4-5, 2014

"Challenges Facing the Department of Energy: Stockpile Stewardship and Nuclear Modernization" with Dr. Parney Albright, Direcor (2009-2013) of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
March 24, 2014

"Policy Challenges in Biomedical Research" with Dr. Kathy Hudson, Deputy Director of NIH for Science, Outreach and Policy
February 19, 2014

"Labor Standards for High Technology: Comparative Experience of China and India"with Professor David Alan Grier
February 18, 2014

"Driving Technological Surprise: An Enduring Mission in a Changing World" with Dr. Arati Prabhakar, Director of DARPA
October 15, 2013
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"Increasing Diversity in the STEM Workforce" with Dr. Maria Klawe
May 1, 2013

"Risk and Resilience: Moving from Fear to Confidence" with Amb. Richard LeBaron
April 24, 2013

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