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.




Event Recording: Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz

A full video of the April 29th lecture event on "Science and Technology Policy in Brazil: The Role of Sub-National Initiatives," given by the Science Director of the Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz. This event was part of annual Allan Bromley Memorial Lecutre, co-hosted with the University of Ottawa. 

Al Teich at the Euroscience Open Forum

Research Professor Albert Teich traveled to Copenhagen, Denmark, to participate in the 2014 Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF2014), June 21-26.  ESOF is Europe’s largest, general science meeting. Teich was a member of ESOF's Scientific Program Committee. The meeting featured 120 sessions, plus plenaries and keynote lectures and drew 4,500 participants. Almost 40,000 local residents participated in the "Science in the City Festival" held conjunction with the meeting.

Nicholas S. Vonortas appointed to São Paulo Excellence Chair

The UNICAMP Departamento de Política Científica e Tecnológica has established a new research and doctoral teaching programme on innovation policy and innovation systems centered around a São Paulo Excellence Chair (SPEC).  A novel funding instrument in the State of São Paulo, the new SPEC programme was established recently at DPCT by the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP).  It is established for five years, starting September 1, 2014, with the possibility of further extension.