Park's research aims to develop computational social intelligence—an ability to perceive, model, and predict such visual social signals. His current research interests include human interaction by sending visible social signals, such as gaze movements, facial expressions, and body gestures.
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University (2014) M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University (2014) B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (2007)
Hyun Soo Park joined the Department of Computer Science & Engineering in 2016 as an assistant professor. He is also the CEO and CTO of Playtag, Inc. In addition to teaching at the University, Park serves as a visiting professor for the Samsung AI Research New York. Prior to coming to Minnesota, he served in a number of research positions with the University of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon University, Microsoft, and Disney. Park won the McKnight Presidential Fellow Award in 2022 and the NSF Career Award in 2019.
Selected Grants RI Small: Learning 3D Equivariant Visual Representation for Animals Park, H. S.; National Science Foundation; 10/1/22 - 9/30/25
Collaborative Research: NRI: INT: Dense 3D Reconstruction of Dynamic Actors in Natural Environments using Multiple Flying Cameras Park, H. S. & Isler, V. I.; National Science Foundation; 10/1/20 - 9/30/24
CAREER: Raster Multiview Algebra for Unlabeled Visual Data Exploration Park, H. S.; National Science Foundation; 9/1/19 - 8/31/24