Myeong Lee

Information Science

Curricular Vitae


University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

  Ph.D. in Information Studies (Expected)

  Master of Information Management (Research Specialization) (2014)

Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

  M.S. in Software Engineering (2011)

  B.S. in Electrical Engineering (2009)

Selected Honors and Awards

Ann G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowship, The Graduate School, UMD (AY 2018-19)

Doctoral Colloquium, iConference 2018

Research Improvement Grant (RIG-II), iSchool, UMD (Fall 2017)

Dean's Fellowship, The Graduate School, UMD (AY 2017-18)

Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) Fellowship, Georgia Institute of Technology (Summer 2017)

Best Paper Award, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) (2016)

Merit Fellowship, iSchool, University of Maryland (Fall 2016)

Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) Fellowship, University of Washington (Summer 2016)

Graduate School Summer Research Fellowship, The Graduate School, UMD (Summer 2016)

Data Science & Technology Fellowship, The Center for Open Data Enterprise (Winter 2016, 2017)

Lee Dirk Best Paper AwardRunner-Up, iConference 2015 Proceedings (2015)

Dean’s Fellowship, The Graduate School, UMD (AY 2014-15)

1st-Place Prize (Team: Torooc Inc.), 2012 Start-up Competition, Seoul National University R&DB Foundation and Seoul Techno Holdings (2012)

Graduate Research Fellowship under the Basic Research Laboratory Grant, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Korea (2009–2010)

Merit-based Scholarship, GSCST, Seoul National Univ. (2009)

Selected Presentations

Mary Kendig & Myeong Lee (2018). Mapping Inequality: Redlining in New Deal America. 2nd Annual UMCP Social Justice Day. April 23. College Park, MD.

Myeong Lee (2017). Activity-based Neighborhoods. Geography Awareness Week (GIS Day) Lightening Talks, November 15, College Park, MD.

Richard Marciano, Priscilla Ndiaye, Maxine Gross & Myeong Lee (2017). The Historical Impact of Urban Renewal on Displacement in Local Communities – Models for Action, The Digital Curation and the Local Community Workshop: Collaborating for Social Good, April 28, College Park, MD.

Myeong Lee, Rajat Aghi, & Grant McKenzie (2017). Toward Identifying Neighborhoods: Activity-based Clustering Analyses. HCIL 32nd Annual Symposium, May 28. College Park, MD.

Myeong Lee, Mary Kendig, Richard Marciano, & Gregory Jansen (2016). Practical Digital Curation Skills for Archivists in 21st Century. Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC Fall 2016). Annapolis, MD.

Myeong Lee (2014). Drupal Course Migration and Management Module for UMD Websites. Drupal Users Group Monthly Meeting. University of Maryland

Workshops and Summer Institutes

Myeong Lee & Ping Wang (2018). Developing an Ecological Framework for Assessing Local Innovations in Communities: The Case of Local Meetups. Ignite Connecting Technologies & Communities (The Ignite) Workshop, Aug 1-3, College Park, MD.

Brian Butler, Susan Winter, Mary Kendig, Myeong Lee, & Diane Travis (2018). Co-organized The Ignite Connecting Technologies & Communities Workshop. Aug 1-3. College Park, MD.

Myeong Lee, Brian Butler, & Susan Winter (2018). Toward an Ecological Model of Civic Engagement and Civic Technology Design. CSST Decennial Sociotech Futures Symposium, June 29-July 1, Ann Arbor, MI.

Myeong Lee (2018). Participant in Summer Institute in Computational Social Science (SICSS), New York University, June 18-28, New York City, NY.

Mark Hedges, Richard Marciano, Victoria Lemieux, Maria Esteva, Bill Underwood, Michael Kurtz, Myeong Lee, and Mary Kendig (2016). Computational Archival Science: Digital Records in the Age of Big Data. Co-organized a Workshop in IEEE Big Data 2016, Washington D.C.

Rosta Farzan, Joshua Introne, Myeong Lee, Bruce Rollman, & Julia Decook (2016). Design of Sociotechnical Infrastructures for Health Information Systems. Catalyst Workshop Team in Consortium for the Science of Sociotechnical Systems (CSST) Summer Institute. Stevens, WA.

Brian Butler, Rosta Farzan, Claudia Lopez, & Myeong Lee (2015). Local Information Landscape. Catalyst Workshop Team in Consortium for the Science of Sociotechnical Systems (CSST) Summer Institute. Florissant, CO.

Teaching and Mentoring Experience

iSchool, University of Maryland, MD

Instructor, INST377: Dynamic Web Applications (Fall 2017)

iSchool and Dept. of Computer Science, University of Maryland, MD

Guest Lecturer, CMSC434: Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction (Fall 2017)

Guest Lecturer, INST742: Implementing the Curation and Management of Digital Assets (2017)

Digital Curation Innovation Center (DCIC), iSchool, University of Maryland, MD

Project Lead and Mentor, Human Face of Big Data & Mapping Inequality Projects (2016–Present)

 • Leading Master's students in designing and developing a web-based archival platform.

 • Mentoring undergraduate students processing OCR data using Python.

The Center of Open Data Enterprise and University of Maryland iSchool, Washington D.C. and MD

Mentor, Development of Data Management and Visualization Tools (2016–2017)

 • Mentoring a master student conducting a capstone project.

Software Carpentry Workshop, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Helper, “The Unix Shell and Programming in R” (June 2016)

Graduate School of Convergence Science and Technology, Seoul National University, Korea

Teaching Assistant, “Lecture Series on Convergence Science and Technology” (Spring 2009)

Seoul Science Park Observatory, Seoul, Korea

Instructor, “Amateur Astronomy” (biweekly- or monthly-basis) (2007–2012)

Selected Professional Experience

Graduate Research Assistant, iSchool, UMD, MD (Summer 2018)

Graduate Research Assistant, Digital Curation Innovation Center, iSchool, UMD, MD (2015–2018)

Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellow, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA (Summer 2017)

Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellow, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA (Summer 2016)

Data Science & Technology Fellow, Center for Open Data Enterprise, Washington DC (2015-2017)

IT Graduate Assistant (Web Developer and UX designer), ARHU, UMD, MD (2012–2015)

Co-Founder and Director of Software Development, Torooc Inc., Seoul, Korea (2011–2012)

Android Developer Intern (Aug. 2010) and Freelance Programmer (2011), Nemodigm, Seoul

Research Assistant, Real-Time Operating Systems Lab., Seoul National University (2009–2010)

Software Development Intern, LCD TV R&D Lab., LG Electronics, Seoul (Winter 2010)

Summer R&D Intern, Ubiquitous Service Solution Group, LG CNS, Seoul (Summer 2007)

Co-Founder and System Engineer, U-Mind Inc. (Student start-up), Seoul (2004)

Professional Service

Program Committee (PC), CHI 2019 Late-Breaking Work

Reviewer, CSCW 2018

Reviewer, ACM Transactions on Social Computing

Reviewer, CHI 2016, 2018

Reviewer, the iConference 2017, 2018

Reviewer, the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2015, 2016

Reviewer, Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM) 2016, 2017

Student Volunteer, the iConference 2016, Philadelphia, U.S.

Student Volunteer, 2010 Spring Conference on Green Smart Vehicles, Seoul, Korea

Student Volunteer, 17th International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) 2008, Seoul, Korea

University Service

Faculty Search Committee, iSchool, University of Maryland (Fall 2016)

Webmaster, Center for the Advanced Study of Communities and Information (CASCI), iSchool, University of Maryland (FY2016-2017)

Development of the UMD Drupal User Group Website, University of Maryland (2015)

Technical Skills

Data Analysis and Machine Learning (Quantitative/Qualitative): R, SPSS, Hadoop, Matlab, NVivo...

Geographical Data Processing and Visualization: QGIS, ArcGIS, Leaflet, NodeXL, Google Map...

Software Development: C, C++, Java, MFC, Android, Python, Git, AWS, Virtual Machines, Agile...

Dynamic Web Application Development: PHP, Javascript, jQuery, HTML, CSS, SQL, Ruby on Rails...

Open-source Content Management Systems: Drupal, Wordpress, Jekyll...

Hardware Prototyping and Embedded Systems: Arduino, Raspberry Pi, ARM7, FPGA, Firmware...

Memberships and Affiliations

Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) (Present)

Center for the Advanced Study of Communities and Information, iSchool, UMD (Present)

Association of Information Systems (AIS) (Present)

ACM SIGCHI (Present)

Platial Analysis Lab, Geographical Sciences, UMD/McGill (Present)

UMD Drupal Users Group (Present)

Digital Curation Innovation Center, iSchool, UMD (2015-2018)

Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS) Lab., Seoul National University (2009–2011)

Amateur Astronomy Association, Seoul National University (2002-2008)


* Full CV available upon request.