Dr Youngah Park
Professor of Statistical Mechanics at the Department of Physics at Myongji University
Youngah Park has been a professor of Statistical Mechanics at the Department of Physics at Myongji University since 1989. Dr. Park served as the President of Korea Institute of S&T Evaluation and Planning (KISTEP) from 2013 to 2016. After completing her undergraduate studies at Seoul National University majoring in Physics, she received her Ph.D. in Statistical Mechanics at University of Pennsylvania in 1987. Her research areas include critical phenomena, neural networks, soft matter, and biological physics. She has been the chair of the Women in Physics working group of Association of the Asia Pacific Physical Societies (AAPPS) since 2006 and chaired the local organizing committee of the 3rd International Conference on Women in Physics (ICWIP) in 2008.