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New Mexico State University

Dr. Sang-Yeon Cho


Education

  • Ph.D. School of Electrical and Computer Engineering,Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA 2003.
  • M.S.E.C.E. School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA 2000
  • B.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Sung Kyun Kwan University, Republic of Korea, 1996

Emploment History

  • Associate Professor, Klpisch School of Electrical and Computer Engeering, New Mexico State University, NM, USA, 2013~present.
  • Assistant Professor, Klpisch School of Electrical and Computer Engeering, New Mexico State University, NM, USA, 2007~2013.
  • Assistant Research Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Duke University, NC, USA, 2004~2007.
  • Graduate Research Assistant, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2000~2003.
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Sung Kyun Kwan University, Rep. of Korea, 1996~1998.

Awards and Honors

  • Foreman Faculty Excellence Award, College of Engineering, NMSU, 2015
  • Research Achievement Award, Office of the Vice President for Research, NMSU, 2012
  • Grand Challenges Explorations, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 2010.

Courses Taught

  • EE 201 Networks
  • EE 280 DC/AC Circuits
  • EE 380 Electronics I
  • EE 425/525 Introduction to Semiconductor Devices
  • EE 473, PHYS 473 Introduction to Optics
  • EE 477/527, PHYS 477/527 Fiber Optic Communication Systems
  • EE 479/529, PHYS 477/527 Lasers & Applications
  • EE 490/590 Advanced Optical Devices and Systems
  • EE 490/590 Optical Waves in Artificial Media

Selected Publications

  1. Charles Pelzman and Sang-Yeon Cho, "Plasmonic Metasurface for Simultaneous Detection of Polarization and Spectrum," OSA Optics Letters, 41 , 1213-1216, 2016.
  2. Charles Pelzman and Sang-Yeon Cho, "Polarization-Selective Switching of Extraordinary Optical Transmission Though a Metasurface," The 2015 IEEE Photonics Conference, 28th Annual Conference of the IEEE Photonics Society (IPC), WH3.3, 2015.
  3. Charles Pelzman and Sang-Yeon Cho, "A Plasmonic Subwavelength Aperture Array for Polarimetric and Multispectral Imaging," The 2015 IEEE Photonics Conference, 28th Annual Conference of the IEEE Photonics Society (IPC), WA3.5, 2015.
  4. Charles Pelzman and Sang-Yeon Cho, "Polarization-Selective Optical Transmission Through a Plasmonic Metasurface," Applied Physics Letters, 106, 251101, 2015.
  5. Jayson L. Briscoe, Sang-Yeon Cho, and Igal Brener, "Part-Per-Trillion Level Detection of Microcystin-LR using a Periodic Nanostructure," IEEE Sensors Journal, 15, pp. 1366-1371, 2015.
  6. Sang-Yeon Cho and Jayson Briscoe, "Enhanced Sensitivity in Periodically Coupled Antenna Sensors," IEEE Sensors Conference, Paper ID 1790, 2014.
  7. Jayson L. Briscoe and Sang-Yeon Cho, "Low Level Detection of Microcystin Using a Plasmonic Biosensor," IEEE Sensors Conference, Paper ID 1187, 2014.
  8. Jayson L. Briscoe and Sang-Yeon Cho, "Hybridized extraordinary optical transmission in a plasmonic cavity," IEE Electronics Letters, 50 pp. 1860-1862, 2014.
  9. Sang-Yeon Cho, Jayson L. Briscoe, Immo A. Hansen, Jesse K. Smith, Yoomi Chang, and Igal Brener, "Label-Free Plasmon Immunosensing for Plasmodium in a Whole Blood Lysate," IEEE Sensors Journal, 14 pp. 1399-1404, 2014.
  10. Jayson L. Briscoe, Sang-Yeon Cho, and Igal Brener, "Defect-assisted plasmonic crystal sensor," OSA Optics Letters 38, 2569-2571, 2013 .
  11. Jayson L. Briscoe, Nadeepa Jayasundara, and Sang-Yeon Cho, “ Surface-Plasmon-Polariton Assisted Modification of Spontaneous Emission of Colloidal Quantum Dots in Metal Nanostructures, ” Applied Physics Letters 102, 023113, 2013.
  12. Jayson L. Briscoe and Sang-Yeon Cho, “ Hybrid plasmonic resonance for enhanced refractive index sensing,” IEE Electronics Letters 23, 2011.
  13. Jayson L. Briscoe and Sang-Yeon Cho, “ A periodically coupled plasmon nanostructure for refractive index sensing,” OSA Optics Express 19, pp. 8815-8820, 2011.
  14. Sang-Yeon Cho and Richard Soref, “Low-loss silicide/silicon plasmonic ribbon waveguides for mid- and far-infrared applications,” OSA Optics Letters 34, pp. 1759-1761, 2009.
  15. Aloyse Degiron, Sang-Yeon Cho, Talmage Tyler, Nan Marie Jokerst and David R Smith, “Directional coupling between dielectric and long-range plasmon waveguides,” New Journal of Physics 11, 015002 , 2009.
  16. Sang-Yeon Cho, Deva K. Borah, “Chip-scale hybrid optical sensing systems using digital signal processing,” OSA Optics Express 17, pp. 150-155, 2009.
  17. Sang-Yeon Cho and Richard Soref, “Apodized SCISSORs for filtering and switching,” OSA Optics Express 16 pp. 19078-19090, 2008.
  18. Sang-Yeon Cho and Richard Soref, “Interferometric microring-resonant 2 x 2 optical switches,” OSA Optics Express 16, pp. 13304-13314, 2008.
  19. Aloyse Degiron, Sang-Yeon Cho, Cameron Harrison, Nan Marie Jokerst, Claudio Dellagiacoma, Olivier J. F. Martin, David R. Smith, “ Experimental comparison between conventional and hybrid long-range surface plasmon waveguide bends,” Physical Review A 77, 2008.
  20. Sang-Yeon Cho and Nan Marie Jokerst, “Integrated Thin Film Photodetectors with Vertically Coupled Microring Resonators for Chip Scale Spectral Analysis,” Applied Physics Letters 90 , 101105, 2007.
  21. Sang-Woo Seo, Sang-Yeon Cho, and Nan Marie Jokerst, “An Integrated Thin Film InGaAsP Laser and 1x4 Polymer Multimode Interferometric Splitter on Silicon,” OSA Optics Letters 32 , pp. 548-550, 2007.
  22. Sang-Yeon Cho and Nan Marie Jokerst, “A Polymer Microdisk Photonic Sensor Integrated Onto Silicon,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 18 , pp. 2096-2098, 2006.
  23. Sang-Woo Seo, Sang-Yeon Cho, Nan Marie Jokerst, “A Thin-Film Laser, Polymer Waveguide, and Thin-Film Photodetector Cointegrated Onto a Silicon Substrate,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 17, pp. 2197-2199, 2005.
  24. Sang-Yeon Cho, Sang-Woo Seo, Nan Marie Jokerst, Martin A. Brooke, “Board Level Optical Interconnection and Signal Distribution Using Embedded Thin Film Optoelectronic Devices,” IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology 22, pp. 2111-2118, 2004.
  25. Sang-Woo Seo, Sang-Yeon Cho, Sa Huang, Jeng Jung Shin, Nan Marie Jokerst, April S. Brown, and Martin A. Brooke, “High Speed, Large Area Inverted InGaAs Thin Film Metal-Semiconductor-Metal Photodetectors,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 10, pp. 686-693, 2004.
  26. N. Jokerst, T. Gaylord, E. Glytsis, M. Brooke, S. Cho, T. Nonaka, T. Suzuki, D. Geddis, J. Shin, R. Villalaz, J. Hall, A. Chellapa, M. Vrazel, “ Planar Lightwave Integrated Circuits with Embedded Actives for Board and Substrate Level Optical Signal Distribution,” IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technology 27,pp. 376-385, 2004.
  27. Sang-Yeon Cho, Martin A. Brooke, Nan Marie Jokerst, “Optical Interconnections on Electrical Boards Using Embedded Active Optical Components,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 9, pp. 465-476, 2003
  28. Sang-Yeon Cho, Sang-Woo Seo, Martin A. Brooke, Nan Marie Jokerst, “Integrated Detectors for Embedded Optical Interconnections on Electrical Boards, Modules, and Integrated Circuits,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 8, pp. 1427-1434, 2002

 

Contact Information

  • Office: Garddard Annex (GA) 164.
  • Lab: Nanophotonics Laboratoy, GA 167.
  • Physical Address: 1125 Frenger Mall, Thomas and Brown Hall, RM 106, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001, USA.
  • Phone: 575-646-3833.
  • E-mail: sangycho at nmsu dot edu.