Sung-Jin Park
Sung-Jin Park
Adjunct Research Professor
(217) 333-6686
2040 Electrical & Computer Eng Bldg

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  • Ph.D. Chemistry

Academic Positions

  • Project Professor, University of Tokyo, Japan 2019
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering  2007
  • Visiting Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering  2004
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois  1999 

Other Professional Employment

  • co-Founder, Eden Park Foundation, Champaign IL 2019
  • co-Founder and CEO, Cygnus Photonics, Champaign IL 2019
  • co-Founder and CEO, EPL Power Electronics, Inc. Champaign IL 2018
  • co-Founder, Eden Park Microchem, Inc Champaign IL 2014
  • co-Founder, EP Purification, Inc. Champaign, IL 2010
  • co-Founder and CTO, Eden Park Illumination, Inc. Champaign IL 2007

Professional Registrations

  • Senior Member, IEEE

Research Interests

  • Ozone Technology and Applications
  • MEMs
  • Lighting and Display
  • UV and VUV technology
  • Plasma Chemistry
  • Low Temperature Plasma
  • Microplasma Science and Technology

Research Areas

  • Advanced carbon-based materials and nanoscale devices
  • Electromagnetics and Optics
  • Lasers and optical physics
  • Microcavity lasers and nanophotonics
  • Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)
  • Microelectronics and Photonics
  • Nano-materials
  • Nano-photonics
  • Plasma devices and plasma science
  • Semiconductor electronic devices
  • Semiconductor materials
  • Sensors
  • Ultraviolet photophysics

Chapters in Books

  • J.G. Eden and S.-J. Park, “Microcavity and Microchannel Plasmas: General Characteristics and Emerging Applications,” M. Bonitz et al. (eds.), Complex Plasmas, Springer Series on Atomic, 373 Optical, and Plasma Physics 82, Switzerland 2014

Selected Articles in Journals

  • J. G. Eden, S.-J. Park, J. H. Cho, M. H. Kim, T. J. Houlahan, Jr., B. Li, E. S. Kim, T. L. Kim, S. K. Lee, K. S. Kim, J. K. Yoon, S. H. Sung, P. Sun, C. M. Herring, and C. J. Wagner, “Plasma Science and Technology in the Limit of the Small: Microcavity Plasmas and Emerging Applications, ” IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci., 41(4), 661, 2013.
  • M. H. Kim, J. H. Cho, S. B. Ban, R. Y. Choi, E. J. Kwon, S.-J. Park, and J. G. Eden, “Efficient generation of ozone in arrays of microchannel plasmas,” J. Phys. D., 46, 305201, 2013.
  • G. Desmet, A. Michelmore, E. J. Szili, S.-J. Park, J. G. Eden, R. D. Shorta and S. A. Al-Bataineh, “On the effects of atmospheric-pressure microplasma array treatment on polymer and biological materials,” RSC Advances, 3, 13437, 2013.
  • W.-J. Kunag, Q. Li, H. Tolner, T.G. Oh, S.-J. Park, and J. G. Eden, “Large-Area Polymeric Microplasma Devices With Elongated Lifetime for Flexible Display and Photonic Applications,” IEEE Electron Dev. Lett., 35, 765, 2014.
  • J. S. Lee, O.J. Lee, H.W. Ju, B. M. Moon, D.-K. Kim, J. H. Cho, M. H. Kim, P. P. Sun, S.-J. Park, J. G. Eden, and C. H. Park, “Wound Healing with Nonthermal Microplasma Jets Generated in Arrays of Hourglass Microcavity Devices,” J. Phys. D., 47, 435402, 2014.

Professional Societies

  • APS, Member
  • International UV Association, Member
  • International Ozone Association, Member
  • IEEE, Senior Member

Research Honors

  • Innovation Discovery Award (2009)

Other Honors

  • Governer's Export Award (2019)
  • Clean Energy Challenge, Grand Prize (2014)
  • Red Herring 100 Award (2009)