Bachelor's Degree(s): Computer Science, Virginia Tech, 2004
Master's Degree(s): Computer Science, Virginia Tech
PhD: Computer Science, Virginia Tech, 2013
Phone: (225) 578- 7411
Office: 272 Coates Hall
Seungwon Yang is an assistant professor in the School of Library and Information Science, and the Center for Computation and Technology at Louisiana State University. His research is in information archiving, analysis, and visualization, as well as application of data mining and natural language processing techniques to crisis situations and online communities. Seungwon earned his Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D. degrees all from Virginia Tech. Before arriving to LSU, he was a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Information Sciences and Technology at George Mason University. During that time, his main research was to measure informal learning occurring in a large community of creators. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and practicing Zen.
LIS 7505: Introduction to Digital Curation
My research areas have been in Crisis Informatics and Learning Analytics. These areas involve information archiving, analysis, visualization, information system development, and application of data mining, and natural language processing techniques. In addition, I’m interested in the field of digital and data curation.