Park Doing

Park Doing

Park Doing, Ph.D.

Bovay Lecturer

Park Doing received his Ph.D. from the Department of Science and Technology Studies at Cornell University in May 2003. During his graduate student career Park had the good fortune of being awarded the Hacker/Mullins Prize from the American Sociological Association Section on Science, Knowledge, and Technology and the Mullins Prize from the Society for the Social Study of Science for best graduate student paper for his paper “‘Lab Hands’ and the ‘Scarlet O’: On Models, Identities, and Performances” which was an ethnographic account of technical practice at a modern synchrotron laboratory. The paper was part of his dissertation, titled ‘Velvet Revolutions: Accounting for Epistemic and Political Change at a Modern Physics Laboratory amid the Second Rise of Biology in Synchrotron Science’. The book based on his dissertation, Velvet Revolution at the Synchrotron: Physics, Biology, and Change in Science, was published in 2009 by MIT Press.

Park received both his B.S. (’88) and M.Eng. (’93) in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University Space Plasma Physics Group. His Master’s degree project was to design and fabricate a matched filter for the Cornell University Portable Radar Interferometer system. He has worked as a design engineer for NCR corporation in Dayton, Ohio, Ithaca, NY, and Paris, France from 1988 to1991. And, he has worked as a manager and technical staff member at the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source from 1992 to1999. In the course of working at NCR and at the lab, he has published several technical papers and been awarded three patents.

In the Bovay Program, Park teaches ENGRG 3600: Ethics in Engineering Practice, ENGRG 2750: Ethics of Autonomous Intelligent Systems, lectures in the ENGRG 1050 Introduction to Engineering sections, and has taught classes on computing culture, environmental ethics, and the social study of science and engineering. Park’s current research is on ethical implications of intelligent systems, especially as they relate to the humanities.

Park Doing with Dean Collins

Dr. Park Doing receiving Outstanding Advisor Award from Engineering Dean Lance Collins

Award for Excellence Plaque
The James M. and Marsha D. McCormick Award for Outstanding Advising of First-Year Engineering Students is the highest award for advising in the college. Nominations come from students in the College of Engineering and the awards are selected by a committee within the College of Engineering.  For the 2015-2016 academic year the Awards were given to Dr. Park Doing of the Bovay Program for Ethics in Engineering and Prof. Paulette Clancy, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

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