College of Engineering - Systems Management Engineering

  • Assistant Professor Management of Technology
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    Lab Innovation Policy Research Group

Research Interest

Patent strategy, Innovation Policy, Economics of Science, AI & Innovation


  • Ph.D. in Public Policy (Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy), Georgia Institute of Technology
  • MS in Technology Management for Innovation, The University of Tokyo
  • BS in Electrical Engineering/ Management of Technology, Seoul National University


  • (2022-present) Assistant Professor, Dept. of Systems Management Engineering/Industrial Engineering, SKKU
  • (2020-2022) Assistant Professor, Dept. of Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies/ Technology Management for Innovation, The University of Tokyo

Journal Articles

  • (2022)  How does regulatory uncertainty shape the innovation process? Evidence from the case of nanomedicine.  JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER. 
  • (2022)  Chasing two hares at once? Effect of joint institutional change for promoting commercial use of university knowledge and scientific research.  JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER.  47, 
  • (2022)  Interdisciplinary knowledge integration as a unique knowledge source for technology development and the role of funding allocation.  TECHNOLOGICAL FORECASTING AND SOCIAL CHANGE.  181,  121767
  • (2021)  The prevalence of weak patents in the United States: A new method to identify weak patents and the implications for patent policy.  TECHNOLOGY IN SOCIETY.  64,  101469
  • (2021)  Can antitrust law enforcement spur innovation? Antitrust regulation of patent consolidation and its impact on follow-on innovations.  RESEARCH POLICY.  50,  9
  • (2021)  Incentive or disincentive for research data disclosure? A large-scale empirical analysis and implications for open science policy.  INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT.  60,  102371
  • (2021)  The Impact of I-Corps on Accelerating Venture Discontinuation in a Southeastern US University.  SCIENCE AND PUBLIC POLICY.  48,  4
  • (2021)  Interdisciplinary knowledge combinations and emerging technological topics: Implications for reducing uncertainties in research evaluation.  RESEARCH EVALUATION.  30,  1
  • (2020)  Collaboration in innovation: An empirical test of Varieties of Capitalism.  TECHNOLOGICAL FORECASTING AND SOCIAL CHANGE.  157,  120099
  • (2020)  How does patent transfer affect innovation of firms?.  TECHNOLOGICAL FORECASTING AND SOCIAL CHANGE.  154,  119959
  • (2020)  Defensive Patent Aggregators as Shields against Patent Assertion Entities? Theoretical and Empirical Analysis.  TECHNOLOGICAL FORECASTING AND SOCIAL CHANGE.  151,  119745
  • (2019)  Research addressing emerging technological ideas has greater scientific impact.  RESEARCH POLICY.  48,  9(103834)
  • (2019)  Updating a search strategy to track emerging nanotechnologies.  JOURNAL OF NANOPARTICLE RESEARCH.  21,  199
  • (2019)  Learning about learning: patterns of sharing of research knowledge among Education, Border, and Cognitive Science fields.  SCIENTOMETRICS.  118,  3

Honors / Awards

  • (2022) Best paper proceeding, Academy of Management Technology & Innovation Management Division
  • (2018) Young Scholars Award, International Schumpeter Society
  • (2017) Best paper proceeding, Academy of Management Technology & Innovation Management Division

Conference Paper

  • (2023)  Dual Role of Data in Corporate Research on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.  Academy of Management Annual Meeting.  UNITED STATES