Youngbok Ryu

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Assistant Policy Analyst
Off Site Office


M.S. in management, Georgia Institute of Technology; M.S. in science, technology, and environmental policy, University of Minnesota; B.A. in economics, Korea National Open University; B.S. in civil and environmental engineering, Korea University


Youngbok Ryu is a Ph.D. candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. He has an M.S. in technology management from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an M.S. in science, technology, and environmental policy and mathematics from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. He completed undergraduate studies in civil and environmental engineering and economics at Korea University, Seoul. Ryu has worked as a researcher at national and regional think tanks in Korea, focusing on technology forecasting and patent mapping. He also served as a military officer in Korea's Engineering Corps. His interests include science and technology, energy and environment, and economic development.

Honors & Awards

  • Hubert H. Humphrey Scholarship, University of Minnesota
  • Ambassadorial Rotary Scholarship, Rotary Foundation
  • Korean Honor Scholarship, Embassy of the Republic of Korea in USA


  • journal article

    Strategic Issues Facing Transportation

    STREAM is a process that transportation agencies can use to identify, assess, shape, and adopt new and emerging technologies to help achieve long-term system performance objectives. The process reflects relevant trends in technologies and their applications and is designed to help transportation agencies anticipate, adapt to, and shape the future.

    Jan 1, 2013