Han Woo Park

Han Woo Park

Han Woo Park is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Media & Communication, YeungNam University, South Korea where he teaches courses and conduct research on various computer-mediated communicational and informational issues, focusing on the use of new digital technologies in extending social networks and the role of communication in scientific, technical, and innovative activities. Over past several years, he has contributed important works in the area of Link Analysis (also called, Webometrics) from the perspective of Social Network Analysis. He has published over fifty articles in internationally prestigious journals (indexed in Web of Science). He was a director of WCU (World Class University) Webometrics Institute funded by Korean government (Apr. 2008-Aug. 2012). Prior to this position, he has been a research associate at the Royal Netherlands Academy (NIWI-KNAW) and a visiting scholar at the Oxford Internet Institute. He received his Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2002. Since 2007, he has served as co-editor of Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia. Further, he sits on editorial boards of Scientometrics, International Journal of Internet ScienceCollNet Journal of Scientometrics & Information Management. He has guest-edited two special issues on “Hyperlinked Society” for Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, one special issue on “Triple Helix and innovation in Asia using scientometrics, webometrics, and informetrics” for Scientometrics, and one special issue on “Social media across countries” for Social Science Computer Review.