So-young Iris You is a principal researcher of Innovative Transport Policy Division at Korea Railroad Research Institute (KRRI). Her research interests focus on advanced technology applications in public transportation systems engineering, including Super Bus Rapid Transit (S-BRT), On-demand Mobility Systems, and Planning for a User-friendly Transit Center. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Irvine. Prior to that, she was a researcher at the Korean Transportation Institute (KOTI).
KRRI was established to contribute to the development of state and business industries through continuous R&D in the fields of railroad, public transportation, logistics, and the spreading of its work. Since its establishment in 1996, KRRI has achieved the globalization of railroad traffic technology with 400 specialized researchers and 300 forms of high technology research equipment.