Dr. Choonsang Park joined Milligan’s engineering faculty in spring 2022. He holds bachelor’s degrees in physics and semiconductor science from Catholic University of Daegu and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electronic engineering from Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea.
During his four-year Ph.D. program, Park was as intern researcher at Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology and Samsung SDI. From 2010 to 2013, he was a senior researcher/research professor with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Kyungpook National University. From 2013 to 2015, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at Clemson University, SC, and from 2015 to 2019, he was a Brain Korea (BK) 21 plus research professor with the School of Electronics Engineering, College of IT Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Korea. From 2020 to 2021, he was a research assistant professor with Kansas State University, KS.
His research and teaching careers in the areas of electrical engineering span across multidisciplinary applications including plasma device and plasma polymerized materials for nanogenerator, sensor, and electronic displays. From the various experiences and collaborations, he was included in numerous scientific publications over the past decade and included in 110 scientific conference proceedings. Since 2020, Dr. Park has served as editor and editorial board member for Polymers (Q1 in Chemistry (miscellaneous), Polymers and Plastics, and Polymer Science). He published the book ‘Advances in Plasma Processes for Polymer’ in Polymers in June 2022. Dr. Park is a member of the US electrical and electronic committee of the Korean government agency (Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology, KIAT) as an overseas Korean engineer (Korea Technology Advisory Group, K-TAG).
He and his wife, Minjeong, have two children. They attend First Christian Church in Johnson City, TN.