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Over the past decades Professor Park has been involved with theoretical/practical research and education in Cyber Security, publishing more than 100 peer-refereed research papers and giving 80 invited talks in the area. He is Syracuse University’s Point of Contact (POC) at the Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense (IA/CD) and CAE-R (Research), which are designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). He is the Principal Investigator (PI) for the Department of Defense (DoD) Information Assurance Scholarship Program (IASP) at Syracuse University. Since he joined the School of Information Studies (iSchool), ranked No.1 in information systems by U.S. News and World Report, at Syracuse University in 2002, he has been involved in a total of over $3 million research and education grants in Cyber Security. He has been the lead faculty member in developing the security curriculum at the iSchool, including the Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in Information Security Management (ISM). As of Spring 2015, about 2000 students enrolled the courses that he developed. He served as the founding director of the CAS ISM program (2003-2013, 2016-present). He also served as an invited review panelist for the National Science Foundation (NSF)'s scholarship and research programs. During his sabbatical (Fall 2011 – Summer 2013), his research on Cyber Security was sponsored by the U.S. National Research Council (NRC), National Academies, as an NRC Fellow.

© J. Park 2014