Dr. Yoon Soo Park is a Visiting Scholar at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; hs is retired Visiting Professor at Seoul National University and Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins University. Prior to these appointments, he was a Program Director at the Office of Naval Research until his retirement on February 2003 after 40 years of service to the U.S Government.
He has served a Chairman of the Korean American Scholarship Foundation National Board. He has been serving as Chair of the KASF Investment Committee since 2008.
He attended Seoul National University and received his Bachelor of Science in Physics in 1952. He was awarded his Masters in Physics in 1955 from the University of Alberta, Canada, and his Ph.D in solid State Physics from the University of Cincinnati in 1963. In 1968/69 he pursued post-doctoral studies at the Technical University of Berlin, serving concurrently as Guest Lecturer.