Sung-O Kim | Associate Professor
Michelle Munson-Serban Simu Keystone Research Scholar
Ph.D. - 2000, Inha University in Korea
M.S. - 1998, Inha University in Korea
B.S. - 1996, Howon University in Korea
Sung-O Kim is currently an associate professor for the Mike Wiegers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in Kansas State University. He earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering with the presidential award at Howon University in Korea in 1996. He received his master's degree and doctorate with the presidential award in electrical engineering at Inha University in Korea in 1998 and 2000, respectively. He was a faculty member for the department of electrical and computer engineering at NYIT, and he served as a faculty member for the ECE department and the Center for Optical Materials Science and Engineering Technology (COMSET) at Clemson University. Kim has also served as a faculty member at the department of photonics and the Display Institute at the National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), Taiwan. Prior to joining NCTU, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Prior to joining UIUC, he worked for Samsung SDI as a technical manager and R&D engineer.
His research interests are in atmospheric pressure plasmas and applications, plasma biomedical applications, piezoelectric materials and devices, nanomaterials for flexible, transparent, and stretchable electronics and artificial organs.
Kim has published more than 160 peer-reviewed publications, 40 plenary and invited talks and 15 patents. He is a member of IEEE, AIAA, Society for Information Display, American Vacuum Society, American Physical Society and American Chemical Society.