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Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mike Wiegers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
3108 Engineering Hall
1701D Platt St.
Manhattan, KS 66506
Fax: 785-532-1188

Hours: Monday-Friday
8 a.m.-noon, 1-5p.m.

Sung-O Kim | Associate Professor

Sung-O KimMichelle Munson-Serban Simu Keystone Research Scholar

Ph.D. - 2000, Inha University in Korea 
Electrical Engineering
M.S. - 1998, Inha University in Korea 
Electrical Engineering
B.S. - 1996, Howon University in Korea
Electrical Engineering

Contact Information

3116 Rathbone Hall
Personal Website

Professional Experience

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. 

Academic Highlights

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.