Haesun Park is a professor of Computational Science and Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She is an IEEE Fellow and Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Fellow. Her main areas of research are Numerical Algorithms, Data Analysis, Visual Analytics and Parallel Computing. She has co-authored over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. She graduated in 1981 from Seoul National University with a bachelor's degree in mathematics, and went on to graduate studies in computer science at Cornell University, earning a master's degree in 1985 and a Ph.D. in 1987.