Sung Il Park

Assistant Professor


Office: WEB 223G, GERB 207
Phone: 979.458.8579
Fax: 979.845.6259

Research Website
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Research Interests

  • A fully implantable, minimally-invasive or non-invasive invasive wireless platform electronic for wireless optogenetics
  • Novel soft neural interfacing device design
  • Ultraminiaturized antenna design for implantable devices
  • RF circuit designs
  • Wireless power transmission into biological tissues

Awards & Honors

  • The Korean Honor Scholarship, 2012


  • Stanford University, Ph.D., Electrical Engineering
  • The University of Texas at Austin, MS, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Hanyang University, BS, Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Selected Publications

G. Shin, A. M. Gomez, R. Al-Hasani, Y. Jeong, J. Kim, Z. Xie, A. Banks, S. Lee, S. Han, C. Yoo, J. Lee, S. Lee, J. Kurniawan, J. Tureb, Z. Guo, J. Yoon, S.-I. Park, S. Bang, Y. Nam, M. C. Walicki, V. K. Samineni, A. D. Mickle, K. Lee, S. Heo, J.G. McCall, T. Pan, L. Wang, X.Feng, T. Kim, J. Kim, Y. Li, Y. R. W. Gereau IV, J. Ha, M. R. Bruchas, and J. A. Rogers. Near-Field Wireless Optoelectronics as Subdermal Implants for Broad Applications in Optogenetics. Neuron 93, pp.1-13 (2017).

S.-I. Park, D.S. Brenner, J.G. McCall, G. Shin, R. Al-Hasani, A.J. Norris, L. Xia, K.-N. Noh, S.-Y. Bang, K.-I. Jang, S.-K. Kang, A.D. Mickle, G.Dussor, T.J.Price, R.W. Gereau, M.R. Bruchas & J.A. Rogers. Stretchable multi-channel antennas in soft wireless optoelectronic implants for optogenetics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113, pp.8169-8177 (2016).

S.-I. Park, D.S. Brenner, G. Shin, C.D. Morgan, B.A. Copits, H.-U. Chung, M.Y. Pullen, K.-N. Noh, S. Davidson, S.-J. Oh, J. Yoon, K.-I. Jang, V.K. Samineni, M. Norman, J.G. Grajales-Reyes, S.K. Vogt, S.S. Sundaram, K.M. Wilson, J.-S. Ha, R. Xu, T. Pan, Y. Huang, M.C. Montana, J.P. Golden, M.R. Bruchas, R.W. Gereau & J.A. Rogers. Soft, stretchable, fully implantable miniaturized optoelectronic systems for wireless optogenetics. Nature Biotechnology 33, 1280-1286 (2015).

S.-I. Park, G. Shin, A. Banks, J.G. McCall, E.R. Siuda, M.J. Schmidt, H.-U. Chung, K.-N. Noh, J.G. Mun, J. Rhodes, M.R. Bruchas & J.A. Rogers. Ultraminiaturized photovoltaic and radio frequency powered optoelectronic systems for wireless optogenetics. Journal of Neural Engineering 12, 056002 (2015).

S.-I. Park. Enhancement of wireless power transmission into biological tissues using a high surface impedance ground plane. Progress In Electromagnetics Research 135, 231-136 (2013).