Myeong Lee

Myeong Lee

Myeong Lee

Ph.D. Candidate

Myeong is a Ph.D. candidate studying information science. His research interests are in understanding the dynamics of cities, local groups, and local information inequality. He also designs and implements systems that demonstrate geographically-embedded structures of information and associated issues. He is a Junior Fellow at the Center for the Advanced Study of Communities and Information (CASCI) in the iSchool; also, he is affiliated with the Digital Curation Innovation Center (DCIC) and Platial Analysis Lab. In the professional world, he is a Data Science & Technology Fellow at The Center for Open Data Enterprise, a non-profit based in Washington D.C. that advocates for open data movements, where he led the development of the Open Data Impact Map and advised the SDG National Reporting Initiative on technological strategy.  

Focus

Understanding the dynamics of cities, local groups, and local information inequality.

Current Research Interests

  • Community informatics
  • Urban computing
  • Socio-technical systems

Education

  • Master of Information Management, University of Maryland, College Park (2014)
  • M.S. in Software Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea (2011)
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea (2009)