CV

You can download my CV here: download (updated March 2020)

EDUCATION

  • [2018] Ph.D. in Metropolitan Planning, Policy & Design, University of Utah (Dissertation: Measuring the Dynamics of Public Space Use Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs))
  • [2010] Master of Landscape Architecture, Seoul National University (Thesis: A Political Economic Interpretation on Production and Change of Contemporary Urban Landscape)
  • [2008] Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (with concentration on Landscape Architecture), Seoul National University

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • [Fall 2018 – present] Assistant Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning, Utah State University
  • [2014 – 2018] Research Assistant, Metropolitan Research Center, Department of City & Metropolitan Planning, University of Utah
  • [2010 – 2014] Researcher, Urban Research Division, Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements
  • [2008 – 2010] Researcher, Integrated Design and Landscape Aesthetic Laboratory, Department of Landscape Architecture, Seoul National University

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-reviewed Articles
  1. Park, K., Lee, S., & Choi, D.* (in press). Empty parks: An observational and correlational study using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture.
  2. Park, K. (in press) Park and neighborhood attributes associated with park use: An observational study using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Environment & Behavior. https://doi.org/10.1177/0013916518811418 [pdf download]
  3. Park, K. & Ewing, R. (in press) The usability of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for pedestrian observation, Journal of Planning Education and Research. https://doi.org/10.1177/0739456X18805154 [pdf download]
  4. Park, K., Sabouri, S., Lyons, T., Tian, G., Worthen, C., & Ewing, R. (in press) Intrazonal or Interzonal? Improving Intrazonal Travel Forecast in a Four-Step Travel Demand Model, Transportation. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11116-019-10002-0 [pdf download]
  5. George, B. & Park, K. (in press) Flying high: A case study of the integration of drones into a landscape architecture curriculum, Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture.
  6. Park, K., Ewing, R., Sabouri, S., Choi, D., Hamidi, S., & Tian, G. (2020). Guidelines for a polycentric region to reduce vehicle use and increase walking and transit use, Journal of the American Planning Association 86(2): 236-249. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2018.11.005 [pdf download; technical appendix download]
  7. Sabouri, S.*, Park, K., Smith, A., Tian, G., & Ewing, R. (2020). Exploring the Influence of Built Environment on Uber Demand, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment 81: 102296. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trd.2020.102296 [pdf download]
  8. Stevens, M. Park, K., Tian, G., Kim, K. & Ewing, R. (in press) Why Do Some Articles in Planning Journals Get Cited More than Others?, Journal of Planning Education and Research. https://doi.org/10.1177/0739456X19827083 [pdf download]
  9. Tian, G., Park, K., Ewing, R., Watten, M., and Walters, J. (in press). Traffic Generated by Mixed-Use Developments—a Follow-Up 31-Region Study, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment 78: 102205. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trd.2019.102205 [pdf download]
  10. Zandiatashbar, A., Hamidi, S., Foster. N., & Park, K. (2019) The missing link between place and productivity? The impact of Transit-Oriented Development on the knowledge and creativity economy, Journal of Planning Education and Research 39(4): 429-441. https://doi.org/10.1177/0739456X19826271 [pdf download]
  11. Park, K. Ewing, R. Sabouri, S., & Larsen, J. (2019) Street life and the built environment in an auto-oriented US region, Cities 88: 243-251https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2018.11.005 [pdf download]
  12. Park, K., Choi, D., Tian, G., & Ewing, R. (2019) Not parking lots but parks: Joint association of parks and transit stations with travel behavior, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 16(4), 547. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16040547. [pdf download]
  13. Tian, G., Park, K., & Ewing, R. (2019) Trip and parking generation rates for different housing types: Effects of compact development, Urban Studies 56(8): 1554-1575. https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098018770075 [pdf download]
  14. Ewing, R., Tian, G., Park, K., Sabouri, S., Stinger, P. & Profitt, D. (2019) Comparative Case Studies: Trip and Parking Generation at Orenco Station TOD, Portland Region and Station Park TAD, Salt Lake City Region, Cities 87:48-59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2018.12.020 [pdf download]
  15. Park, K., Ewing, R., Scheer, B., & Khan, S. (2018) Travel behavior in TODs vs. non-TODs: Using cluster analysis and propensity score matching, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2672(6): 31–39. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198118774159 [pdf download]
  16. Park, K., Ewing, R., & Scheer, B.C. (2018) The impacts of built environment characteristics of rail-based station areas on household travel behavior, Cities 74: 277-283. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2017.12.015 [pdf download]
  17. Park, K. & Ewing, R. (2017) The usability of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for measuring park-based physical activity. Landscape and Urban Planning 167: 157-164. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.06.010 [pdf download]
  18. Park, K. (2017) Psychological park accessibility: A systematic literature review of perceptual components affecting park use. Landscape Research 42(5): 508-520. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01426397.2016.1267127 [pdf download]
  19. Park, K. & Park, S. (2016) A preliminary study on usability of unmanned aerial vehicles in observing park users: Focused on urban parks in Busan. Journal of the Korean Institute of Landscape Architecture 44(4): 35-44. (in Korean) [pdf download]
  20. Kim, J. & Park, K. (2013) Functionality and accessibility of linear parks: Comparative case study with conventional neighborhood parks. Journal of Korea Planners Association 48(6): 89-106. (corresponding author; in Korean) [pdf download]
  21. Park, K. & Pae, J. (2013) Landscape as materialized discourse and capital: Political economic interpretation of urban landscape. Journal of the Korean Institute of Landscape Architecture 41(6): 117-128. (in Korean) [pdf download]
  22. Park, K. & Pae, J. (2012) Implication of the city beautiful movement on landscape architectural history and contemporary urban regeneration. Journal of the Korean Landscape Council 4(1): 41-60. (in Korean) [pdf download]
  23. Park, K. & Pae, J. (2008) Design strategies of large park in the International Design Competition for Central Open Space, Korea,” Journal of the Korean Institute of Landscape Architecture 36(5): 13-25. (in Korean) [pdf download]
Books under contract
  1. Ewing, R. & Park, K. (eds.) (2020). Advanced Quantitative Research Methods for Urban Planners, Routledge (https://www.routledge.com/Advanced-Quantitative-Research-Methods-for-Urban-Planners/Ewing-Park/p/book/9780367343262)
  2. Ewing, R. & Park, K. (eds.) (2020). Basic Quantitative Research Methods for Urban Planners, Routledge (https://www.routledge.com/Basic-Quantitative-Research-Methods-for-Urban-Planners-1st-Edition/Ewing-Park/p/book/9780367343248)
Book Translations (English to Korean)
  1. OECD (2012). OECD urban policy reviews: Korea, Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements trans., 2013, Anyang: KRIHS
  2. Czerniak, J. & G. Hargreaves eds. (2007). Large parks, J. Pae and IDLA trans., 2010, Paju: Jokyong
Other Publications
  1. Park, K. (2015).the High Line in New York, 3rd phase: its characteristics and implications. Architectural and Urban Space (Vol.16), AURI, pp.52-58.
  2. Kim, K. & Park, K. (in progress) Case study: 16th Street Mall, Denver, USA, Oh, S. (ed.) Urban Design for Pedestrians II, AURI (a book chapter in progress).
  3. Kim, E., & Park, K. (2014).Policy suggestions for effective implementation of the smart growth initiative in non-urbanized areas. KRIHS Policy Brief (No.472), KRIHS, pp.1-6.
  4. Park, K., Kim, J., & Lee, T. (2014). Role of linear parks on making cities for people. KRIHS Policy Brief (No.448), KRIHS, pp.1-8.
  5. Park, S., Jung, Y., & Park, K. (2013). Shrinking cities and planning implications. KRIHS Policy Brief (No.422). KRIHS, pp.1-6.
  6. Park, K. (2013). Park connector in garden-city Singapore. Planning and Policy (No.376), KRIHS, pp.102-108.

RESEARCH GRANTS

1. Extramural Grants

  • Co-Investigator. (2019-2024). “A Socio-Ecologic Framework Supporting Individuals with Disabilities’ Community Living and Participation” (PI: Keith Christensen), National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) ($2,500,000)
    • Roles: developing and validating a socio-ecologic community infrastructure planning tool; building a computational community activity model
  • Co-Investigator. (2019-2020). “Utilizing archived traffic signal performance measures for pedestrian planning & analysis – Phase II: Extending pedestrian volume estimation capabilities to non-signalized intersections,” Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) UTRAC ($50,000)
    • Roles: processing geospatial datasets and modeling pedestrian traffic volume
  • Principal Investigator. (2018-2019). “Toward an understanding of the UTA customer experience: Focusing on out-of-vehicle environments,” Utah Transit Authority (UTA) ($40,000)
  • Principal Investigator. (2017). “Can a drone monitor park-based physical activity?”, Public Health Grant at experiment.com (a crowdfunding platform for scientific research) ($3,651)
  • Principal Investigator. (2016). “A case study of integrated urban regeneration projects utilizing rail station areas,” Research Grant for Young Scholars Abroad, Korea Land & Housing Institute ($1,000)
  • Research Assistant (writing the proposal). (2015-2016). “How does transportation affordability vary between TODs and TADs?” (P.I.: Brenda C. Sheer), National Institute for Transportation and Communities ($35,705)

2. Intramural Grants

  • Principal Investigator. (2017). “Not parking lots but parks: The impact of urban parks on sustainable travel behavior in station areas,” Graduate Student Research Funding, Global Change and Sustainability Center (GCSC) at the University of Utah ($1,150)
  • Principle Investigator. (2013). “Functionality and accessibility of linear parks based on the concept of park welfare,” Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements ($10,000)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Utah State University

  • Instructor, Research Methods in Landscape Architecture (2 credits; graduate), Spring 2019
  • Instructor, GIS for Environmental Planning (4 credits; undergraduate & graduate), Fall 2018 & 2019
  • Instructor, 3D Landscape Representation (3 credits; undergraduate), Fall 2018 & 2019
  • Instructor (co-teaching), Advanced Geospatial Analysis and Visualization (5 credits; graduate), Spring 2019
  • Instructor (co-teaching), Graduate Reading Seminar (1 credit; graduate), Spring 2019
  • Instructor (co-teaching), Issues in Landscape Architecture (1 credit; graduate), Fall 2018 & 2019

University of Utah

  • Instructor (co-teaching), Urban Research (3 credit; graduate), Spring 2018
  • Instructor (co-teaching), Research Methods in Urban Ecology (3 credit; undergraduate), Fall 2016
  • Teaching Assistant, Urban Design Principles (3 credit; graduate), Spring 2016

Seoul National University

  • Teaching Assistant, Topics in Environmental Aesthetics (3 credit; graduate), Fall 2008
  • Teaching Assistant, Landscape Composition (3 credit; undergraduate), Spring 2008

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • [2019] Honorable Mention, “Can Ride-sourcing Services Make Households Less Car-Dependent?,” 2019 Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarship
  • [2018] TRB Best Paper Award (Park et al., “Travel Behavior in TODs vs. non-TODs: Using Cluster Analysis and Propensity Score Matching”), Transportation and Land Development Committee (ADD30) of the Transportation Research Board
  • [2018] Arthur C. Nelson & Clark Ivory Doctoral Scholarship, Department of City & Metropolitan Planning, University of Utah
  • [2017] CMP (City & Metropolitan Planning) Scholarship, Department of City & Metropolitan Planning, University of Utah
  • [2017] Sustainability Teaching Scholar, Sustainability Office, University of Utah
  • [2008] The 3rd Prize, The 2nd National Competition of Korea Promising Landscape Architect, Korean Institute of Landscape Architecture & Korea Land Corporation
  • [2008] The 2nd Prize, Design Competition of a Creative Park for Children, Seoul Metropolitan Government
  • [2004] Runner-up Prize, The 2nd Rural Amenity Design Competition, Rural Development Administration
  • [2007] Scholarship for Overseas Field Trip, Alumni Association of Department of Landscape Architecture, Seoul National University
  • [2003 – 2008] Student Scholarships, Seoul National University

INVITED TALKS AND GUEST LECTURES

  • [2019] “The connection between good urban design and street vitality,” CNU (Congress of New Urbanism) Utah Annual Breakfast Meeting (11/8/2019)
  • [2019] “Building your career as a researcher,” Department of Landscape Architecture and Rural Systems Engineering, Seoul National University (7/1/2019)
  • [2019] “Propensity score matching (PSM): A research tool for program evaluation,” Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (6/18/2019)
  • [2019] “Use of drones in public space research,” Department of Landscape Architecture, Dong-A University (6/5/2019)
  • [2019] “Writing your dissertation proposal: Measuring the dynamics of public space use using unmanned aerial vehicles”, Department of City and Metropolitan Planning, University of Utah (3/20/2019)
  • [2018] “Measuring public space use by drones,” Laboratory of Landscape Ecology & Climate Change Adaptation, Seoul National University (3/10/2018)

PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • [2018 – present]
    • LAEP research coordinator, Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, Utah State University
    • Ph.D. curriculum committee member, Ph.D. program in Landscape Architecture, Utah State University
    • CAAS Undergraduate Scholarship committee member, Utah State University
    • Faculty search committee member, Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, Utah State University
  • [2016 – 2017] Member, Doctoral committee, Ph.D. program in Metropolitan Planning, Policy, and Design, University of Utah
  • [2008 – 2009] President, Student Council of the graduate school of landscape architecture, Seoul National University
  • [2004 – 2006] Conscripted firefighter (for military service), Daejeon central fire station
  • [2003 – 2004] Manager and founding member, Edu-Planner (a start-up business in education consulting)

GRADUATE COMMITTEE SERVICE

Utah State University

  • Prasanna Humagain, Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering, 2021 (expected), member
  • Shuolei Chen, Ph.D., 2020 (expected), member
  • Hooman Hadayeghi, MLA, 2022 (expected), chair
  • Zach Warner, MLA, 2020 (expected), member
  • Rebecca Merrell, MsBRP, 2020 (expected), member

University of Utah

  • Dong-ah Choi, Ph.D., 2021 (expected), member

REVIEWER OF JOURNAL MANUSCRIPTS AND CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS

Landscape and Urban Planning | Journal of Planning Education and Research | Cities | Urban Studies | Urban Forestry & Urban Greening | Case Studies on Transport Policy | Sustainability | International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health | Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board | CELA (Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture) conference | Sensors

CERTIFICATES

  • Remote Pilot Airman Certificate, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (Feb. 2017)
  • Engineer Landscape Architecture License, Human Resource Development Service of Korea (Jun. 2007)