Research on the Asian Model of Age-friendly Cities in the Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
(4차 산업혁명 시대 고령친화도시의 아시아적 모델 연구)
Role: Principal Investigator 
Date: May 2017 – Cont.
Funding: National Research Foundation of Korea (한국연구재단) 

The Development of Framework Supporting Analysis, Detection, Mitigation, and Elimination of Bias in Artificial Intelligence 
(인공지능 모델과 학습데이터의 편향성 분석-탐지-완화·제거 지원 프레임워크 개발) 
Role: Co-Investigator (Chang D. Yoo, P.I.)
Date: May 2019 – Cont.
Funding: IITP (정보통신기획평가원)

Center for Anthropocene Studies
(인류세 연구센터) 
Role: Co-Investigator (Buhm Soon Park, P.I.)
Date: June 2018 – Cont.
Funding: National Research Foundation of Korea (한국연구재단)

National and Regional Response for Healthy Aging and Well-Dying: Focusing Regional Social Capital and Developing Institution for Well-Dying and Ethically Successful Aging 
(노인의 건강한 노화와 웰다잉에 대한 국가 및 지역적 대응: 웰다잉과 윤리적 성공노화기술 활용을 위한 지역사회자본의 확충과 제도 구축을 중심으로) 
Role: Co-Investigator (Soon Eun Kim, P.I.)
Date: September 2016 – Cont.
Funding: National Research Foundation of Korea (한국연구재단)

MATURE - Meeting the Challenges in Population Ageing Through Innovation and Successful Implementation of Care and Welfare
Role: Consultant (Anu Siren, P.I.)
Date: January 2017 –  Cont.
Funding: The Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation (덴마크 과학기술혁신부)

Selected Completed Research Projects

Collaborative Research Project on Gender Tech with the United Nations University 
(과학기술과 성평등에 대한 유엔대학과의 협력연구)
Role: Principal Investigator
Date: January 2017 – December 2017
Funding: KAIST International Collaboration Grants

Socio-spatial Solution of Space Design for Intergenerational Home Sharing 
(공동거주를 위한 인간친화 공간설계 종합솔루션 개발) 
Role: Co-Investigator (Ji-Hyun Lee, P.I.)
Date: October 2016 – July 2017
Funding: National Research Foundation of Korea (한국연구재단) 

Health Outcomes of Life-Space Constriction in Old Age
(노년기 제한된 삶공간이 건강에 미치는 영향)
Role: Principal Investigator 
Date: May 2015 – April 2017
Funding: National Research Foundation of Korea (한국연구재단)

Biosocial and Biopolitical Studies on Bioethics of the Elderly 
(노년의 생명윤리의 생명사회적, 생명정치적 연구)
Role: Co-Investigator (Yi-Jong Suh, PI)
Date: November 2015 – June 2016
Funding: National Research Foundation of Korea (한국연구재단)

Digitalization of Welfare in Ageing Societies
(고령사회 복지의 디지털화) 
Role: Co-Investigator (Anu Siren, PI)
Date: January 2016 – December 2016
Funding: The Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science (덴마크 고등교육과학부)

Policies Responding to Demographic Change in Daejeon 
(대전시 인구변화와 대응방안 연구) 
Role: Consultant
Date: March 2015 – November 2015 
Funding: Deajeon Development Institute (대전발전연구원)

Needs Assessment of Mobility Planning Education 
Role: Principal Investigator (Nancy Schoenberg, Co-PI)
Date: July 2013 – June 2014
Funding: University of Kentucky Research Support Grant

Social Disparities in Life-space Mobility among Older Adults
Role: Principal Investigator
Date: July 2012 – June 2014
Funding: New Faculty Development Grants, University of Kentucky Office of the Executive Vice President for Research & College of Social Work

Partners in Relationship: Addressing the Needs of Grandparents Raising Grandchildren 
Role: Co-Investigator (Ginny Sprang, PI)
Date: November 2012 – June 2014
Funding: The Eastern Kentucky United Methodist Health, Education & Welfare Fund

Building an Aging-Mobility Network 
Role: Principal Investigator (Briana Mezuk, Co-PI)
Date: December 2010 – September 2011
Funding: Geriatric Training and Education (GTE) Initiative, Virginia Center on Aging
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Website: (currently under construction)
Outcomes: Trained and educated the gerontological and geriatrics workforce in skills and capacities to promote the mobility of older adults (provided 375 training hours to health professionals); built an Aging-Mobility Network across researchers, health care providers, and other related groups across Virginia to improve community capacity for responding to disability needs of the aging population (built a network across eight institutes and organizations); and increased the awareness among clinicians and community leaders of the importance of transportation alternatives for building age-friendly communities in Virginia (the project website has had 29,740 visits, and 160,524 pages have been reviewed based on the records on December 11, 2011).

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