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Seungwon Yang

Assistant Professor

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 

Research Areas 

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. 

Curriculum Vitae