Office: ITE 445
Phone: (860) 486-4822
- Ph.D, Virginia Tech
- M.S., Virginia Tech
Research Interests: Power electronics, energy conversion, renewable energy, smart grid applications
Dr. Park’s doctoral research involved solid oxide fuel cell power conditioning systems and is related to the process of transferring renewable energy to the utility grid. His research interests include renewable energy power conditioning systems, micro-grid inverters and digital power converter/inverter control. Dr. Park interned with Ballard Power System Corporation in Dearborn, MI, where he was involved in the development of a thermal impedance tester for a high power inverter module of a fuel cell car. Before pursuing his Ph.D., Dr. Park worked in Seoul, Korea as a field application junior engineer with YK Logic Co., Ltd. and as a technical support engineer with Hyun Jung System Co., Ltd. He has one U.S. patent and has co-authored one book and four research papers along with six conference papers. Dr. Park has received several best paper awards, an outstanding writing award in the International Future Energy Challenge (IFEC) in 2007 and a research excellence award at Virginia Tech in 2009.