• Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Courtesy Affiliated Faculty, Biomedical Engineering
Sung Il Park

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
  • M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas
  • B.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Hanyang University

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

  • Brain Behavior & Research Young Investigator Award, 2018
  • The Korean Honor Scholarship, 2012

Selected Publications

  • W. Kim, S. Hong, M. Gamero, V. Jeevakumar, C.M. Smithart, T.J. Price, C. Campos, R. D. Palmiter, and S. Park. Organ-specific, multimodal, wireless optoelectronics for high-throughput phenotyping of peripheral neural pathways. Nature Communications 12:157 2021.
  • A.D. Mickle, S. Won, K. Noh, J. Yoon, K. W. Meacham, Y. Xue, L.A. Mcllvried, B.A. Copits, V.K. Samineni, K.E. Crawford, D. Kim, P. Srivastava, B. Kim, S. Min, Y. Shiuan, Y. Yun, M.A. Payne, J. Zhang, H. Jang, Y. Li, H. H. Lai, Y. Huang, S. Park, R.W. Gereau, & J. A. Rogers. A wireless closed-loop system for optogenetic peripheral neuromodulation. Nature, 565, 361–365 (2019).
  • 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. 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).