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JiYoung Park, Ph.D.

Department of Urban Planning, Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Economic/Transportation System Modeling and Impact Analysis; Disaster and Security Planning; Environmental/Energy Economics; Transportation Planning; Urban/Regional Economics; Applied and Spatial Econometrics

Dr. Park's public service and research are relating to his research interests, the economic impact modeling to analyze the effects resulting from natural and man-made disasters. He is an active member of the international and local Regional Science associations, e.g. North American Regional Science Council (NARSC) and Western Regional Science Association (WRSA), and of the international Society for Risk Analysis (SRA). He is currently President of Upstate New York (UNY) Chapter of Society for Risk Analysis after serving President-elect during 2009, where he contributes how UNY chapter can contribute to the region by combining academic and professional groups in the Society. Dr.Park also serves as Extreme Events Faculty Advisory Committee for the national Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (MCEER) at University at Buffalo. He is a national member of Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) and proposing how the risk modeling can be applied to Planning field.