Sangyong Han’s primary research interests focus on the impact of technological changes on telecommunications and media industries, policymakers, and overall society. His research usually involves analyzing a large volume of industry and social media data, but it also includes qualitative and historical insights on the industries and government policies. He worked on an FCC Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee project for CTIC founding director Prof. Christopher Yoo and has been working on comparative studies on broadband deployments around world.
Sangyong received his MA from Indiana University in Bloomington in 2009 and his PhD in mass communications from Pennsylvania State University, where he participated in various research projects, including the National Science Foundation (NSF) Project: A National Research Agenda for Broadband at the Institute for Information Policy in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications. Before coming to the United States for his graduate studies, he worked as a marketing director in the mobile Internet business field in Korea for six years.