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Sun Young Park

Sun Young Park

Associate Professor of Art and Design, Penny W Stamps School of Art and Design, Associate Professor of Information, School of Information and Associate Professor of Digital Studies Institute, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts Email: Phone: 734/936-0671
Office: Coll of Arch & Urban Planning/2055 Art and Architecture Faculty Role: Faculty Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: Yes Personal website


My research lies at the intersection of Health Informatics, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), and Design. In particular, my work focuses on designing and evaluating interactive systems to better support clinical collaboration, patient–provider interactions and individuals’ health information management in clinical as well as non-clinical settings. For more details on my research see my website. 

Areas of interest

Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), Health Informatics, Participatory Design, Design Research


Ph.D. University of California, Irvine

M.Des. Carnegie Mellon University

B.A. Ewha Woman's University


"Eight UMSI faculty earn NSF CAREER and DARPA awards" inside a laurel leaf half circle. Words that describe their research float on the opposite side, including human-centered, voice technology, privacy, justice, Parsons problems, marginalized communities, disinformation, and social media.
Eight UMSI Faculty Celebrate Distinguished Early Career Awards

Since 2020, eight UMSI faculty members have earned some of the field’s most significant awards for their research endeavors. UMSI recently celebrated their achievements and heard research updates from the awardees.

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Faculty Promotion Graphic: Sophia Brueckner, Sun Young Park, Grant Schoeneback, Vinod Vydiswaran, Kristin Fontichiaro
UMSI faculty promotions receive Board of Regents approval

Sophia Brueckner, Sun Young Park, Grant Schoenebeck and Vinod Vydiswaran will be promoted from assistant professor to associate professor with tenure, and Kristin Fontichiaro was promoted to Clinical Professor.

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