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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
  • M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Sung Kyun Kwan University, Republic of Korea, 1998
  • 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.
  • AFOSR Summer Faculty Scientist, US Air Force Research Laboratory, Hanscom, MA, USA, 2008
  • 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

  • Recipient of Research Achievement Award, Office of the Vice President for Research, NMSU, 2012
  • Recipient of the 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

Selected Publications

Journal Publications

  1. Jayson L. Briscoe, Sang-Yeon Cho, and Igal Brener, "Part-Per-Trillion Level Detection of Microcystin-LR using a Periodic Nanostructure," IEEE Sensors Journal, Accepted for publication, 2014.
  2. 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.
  3. Jayson L. Briscoe, Sang-Yeon Cho, and Igal Brener, "Defect-assisted plasmonic crystal sensor," OSA Optics Letters 38, 2569-2571, 2013 .
  4. 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.
  5. Jayson L. Briscoe and Sang-Yeon Cho, “ Hybrid plasmonic resonance for enhanced refractive index sensing,” IEE Electronics Letters 23, 2011.
  6. Jayson L. Briscoe and Sang-Yeon Cho, “ A periodically coupled plasmon nanostructure for refractive index sensing,” OSA Optics Express 19, pp. 8815-8820, 2011.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Sang-Yeon Cho, Deva K. Borah, “Chip-scale hybrid optical sensing systems using digital signal processing,” OSA Optics Express 17, pp. 150-155, 2009.
  10. Sang-Yeon Cho and Richard Soref, “Apodized SCISSORs for filtering and switching,” OSA Optics Express 16 pp. 19078-19090, 2008.
  11. Sang-Yeon Cho and Richard Soref, “Interferometric microring-resonant 2 x 2 optical switches,” OSA Optics Express 16, pp. 13304-13314, 2008.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. Sang-Yeon Cho and Nan Marie Jokerst, “A Polymer Microdisk Photonic Sensor Integrated Onto Silicon,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 18 , pp. 2096-2098, 2006.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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
  21. 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

 

Conference Publications

  1. Sang-Yeon Cho, Jayson L. Briscoe, Immo A. Hansen, Jesse K. Smith, Yoomi Chang, and Igal Brener, "Label-Free Plasmonic Immunosensing for Plasmodium in Whole Blood," IEEE Sensors Conference 2013.
  2. Jayson L. Briscoe, Sang-Yeon Cho, and Igal Brener, "Defect-Assisted Plasmonic Sensing," IEEE Sensors Conference, 2013
  3. X. Xiao, J. L. Briscoe, S. Y. Cho, and D. Voelz, "Structured illumination microscopy using subwavelength plasmon polaritons," Photonics North, Montreal Canada, June 2012.
  4. R. A. Soref, S. Y. Cho, W. R. Buchwald and R. E. Peale, "Silicon plasmonic waveguides for infrared and Terahertz applications", SPIE Photonics North, session on waveguide design and simulation, Quebec City, Canada 25 May 2009.
  5. Sang-Yeon Cho, Sabarni Palit, Dapeng Xu, Gene Tsvid, Nan Jokerst, Luke Mawst, Thomas Kuech, “Strain Compensated InGaAs/GaAsP Single Quantum Well Thin Film Lasers Integrated onto Si Substrates,” IEEE/LEOS Conference Proceedings-Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting, 2007.
  6. Sang-Yeon Cho, Gary Dobbs, Nan Marie Jokerst, Boris Mizaikoff, “Surface Customized Optical Microresonator Sensors for Integrated Chip-Scale Portable Sensing Applications,” IEEE Sensors 2007 Conference, Session C3L-C, Atlanta, GA, USA.
  7. Sang-Yeon Cho, Gary Dobbs, Nan Marie Jokerst, Boris Mizaikoff, Tray Cooper, “Optical Microring Resonator Sensors with Selective Membrane Surface Customization,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) 2007, Paper CWE4, Baltimore, Maryland, 2007.
  8. Sabarni Palit, Tom Driscoll, Tong Ren, Jack Mock, Sang-Yeon Cho, Nan Marie Jokerst, David Smith, Dimitri Basov, Toward Artificial Magnetism Using Terahertz Split Ring Resonator Metamaterials,” IEEE/LEOS Conference Proceedings-Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting, TuK2, 2006.
  9. Sang-Yeon Cho, Nan Marie Jokerst, “Polymer Microrings Integrated with Thin Film InGaAs MSM Photodetectors for Sensor-on-a-Chip Applications,” IEEE International Conference on Indium Phosphide and Related Materials Conference (IPRM 2006), WB1.2, Princeton, NJ, USA, 2006.
  10. N. M. Jokerst, S. Cho, S. Seo, M. A. Brooke, “Planar Lightwave Integrated Circuits Integrated with Thin Film Active Optoelectronic Devices,” Photonics West 2005, SPIE 5729-24, 2005, Invited.
  11. S. Seo, S. Cho, S. Huang, A. S. Brown, N. M. Jokerst, “Pulse response tuning of high speed InGaAs thin film MSM photodetector using external RCL loads,” Photonics West 2005, SPIE 5726-09, 2005.
  12. Sang-Yeon Cho, Sang-Woo Seo, Nan Marie Jokerst, and Martin A. Brooke, “Comparative High Speed Optical Interconnections Using Thin Film Photodetectors Embedded in Polymer Waveguides,” IEEE The 55th Electronic Components and Technology Conference, Florida, USA, pp. 1611-1616, 2005.
  13. Sang-Woo Seo Seo, Cheolung Cha, Sang-Yeon Cho, Sa Hung, Nan M. Jokerst, Martin A, Brooke, and April S. Brown, “Etch Enhanced Low Capacitance, Large Area Thin Film InGaAs Metal-Semiconductor-Metal Photodetectors,” IEEE/LEOS Conference Proceedings-Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting, pp. 222-223, 2004.
  14. Sang-Yeon Cho, Sang-Woo Seo, Nan Marie Jokerst, “Optical signal distribution on silicon using a thin film photodetector array embedded in a multimode interference (MMI) coupler,” Digest of the LEOS Summer Topical Meetings 2004, San Diego, CA, pp. 17-18, 2004.
  15. Sang-Woo Seo, Sang-Yeon Cho, Hung-Fei Kuo, Tsuyoshi Ogawa, Nan Marie Jokerst, “Optical interconnection using embedded thin film edge emitting lasers, photodetectors, and polymer waveguides,” Digest of the LEOS Summer Topical Meetings 2004, San Diego, CA, pp. 33-34, 2004.
  16. Sang-Woo Seo, Sang-Yeon Cho, Sa Huang, April S. Brown, Nan Marie Jokerst, “High speed InGaAs thin film MSM photodetector characterization using a fiber-based electro-optic sampling system,” Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, v 5353, Semiconductor Photodetectors, pp. 48-56, 2004.
  17. Chung-Seok Seo, Abhijit Chatterjee, Sang-Yeon Cho, Nan M. Jokerst, “Design and optimization of board-level optical clock distribution network for high-performance optoelectronic system-on-a-packages,” Proceedings of the ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI, Proceedings of the 2004 ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI, GLSVLSI 2004: VLSI in the Nanometer Era, pp. 292-297, 2004.
  18. Hung-Fei Kuo, Sang-Yeon Cho, Jeff Hall, Nan Marie Jokerst, “InP/InGaAsP MQW thin film edge emitting lasers for embedded waveguide chip to chip optical interconnections,” IEEE/LEOS Conference Proceedings-Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting, Tucson, AZ,  v 1, pp. 63-64, 2003.
  19. Sang-Yeon Cho, Sang-Woo Seo, Nan Marie Jokerst, “Planar lightwave circuit balanced optical fanout using a thin film photodetector array embedded in a polymer MMI coupler,” IEEE/LEOS Conference Proceedings-Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting, Tucson, AZ,  v 1, pp. 65-66, 2003.
  20. Toshihisa Nonaka, Takeshi Suzuki, Sang-Yeon Cho, Nan Marie Jokerst, “Optical Interconnections with Polymer Waveguides Builtup on Printed Wiring Boards”, International Conference on Electronics Packaging (ICEP), FB3-3, Tokyo, Japan, 2003.
  21. Sang-Yeon Cho, Jeff D. Hall, Ananthasayanam Chellapa, Nan Marie Jokerst, Martin Brooke, “High speed optical interconnection using embedded PDs on electrical boards,” IEEE The 53th Electronic Components and Technology Conference, pp. 1046-1052, 2003.

 

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.