Chief Investigator (CI)

Chief Investigator (CI)

Prof. Meeyoung Cha (차미영 교수)

Email: mcha (at)

Meeyoung has worked as a visiting professor at Facebook’s Data Science Team in Menlo Park, California, and has been named the World Customs Organization (WCO)’s BACUDA science collaborator. She is a member of the Seoul Forum for International Affairs (SFIA) and a commissioner for the Korea Copyright Commission, the Korea Customs Service, the National Tax Service, the Open Data Mediation Committee (ODMC), and the Presidential Council on Intellectual Property. As a Chief Investigator, she also leads the Data Science Research Group at the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) in Korea. 

Major Publications

  • Prominent features of rumor propagation in online social media
  • Measuring User Influence in Twitter: The Million Follower Fallacy
  • Characterizing user behavior in online social networks
  • Emoticon Style: Interpreting Differences in Emoticons Across Cultures


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