Name YongJin Ahn
Position professor
Tel +82-2-970-6567
Ph.D. in Urban Planning 2014
Price School of Public Policy
University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.

Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science and Technology 2011
Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.

Master of Science (Urban Design) 2004
Graduate School of Civil, Urban and Geo-system, Seoul National University (SNU), Korea

Bachelor of Science (Architectural Design) 2002
School of Architecture, SungKyunKwan University, Korea
Assistant Professor Sep 2019-Present
School of Architecture, College of Engineering,
Seoul National University of Science & Technology, Korea (
Assistant Professor 2015-2019
Department of Urban Planning, Division of Urban and Landscape
College of Engineering, Daegu University, Korea (
Vice-Director, Africa Urban Development, CK-International project (
Adjunct Professor 2014-2015
Department of Urban Development
Graduate School, AJOU University, Korea (

Urban Research Division/Global Development Partnership Center (GDPC)
Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), Korea (

METRANS Center, USC ( 2007-2012
KRIHS, Anyang, Korea ( 2004-2012
Gyeonggi Research Institute, Korea ( 2004
BK21, Seoul National University, Korea ( 2002-2004
Research Areas
Healthy neighborhood design, People-Environment relationship, Site planning & design, Inclusive urban design (social-mix), Urban regeneration, Residential environmental planning, Neighborhood satisfaction, Policy and program evaluation, Quantitative analysis, Spatial analysis (GIS)
Journal Papers
- Evaluation on CPTED elements of educational facilities for the disabled: Findings from field survey on special schools and classes, Journal of Community Safety and Security by Environmental Design, vol.10 No.3 pp.97~120, 2019
- Different Factors Affecting Resident Satisfaction with the Physical Mixture of For-rent and For-sale Apartment Units, Real Estate Appraisal, vol.29 No.3 pp.63~75, 2019
Conference Papers
- 안용진, Smart Growth Strategy for Smart Nowon : Lessons from Smart City Living Lab Projects, International Seminar of Graduate School of Housing, Seoul National University of Science & Technology, 서울테크노파크, 2019