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Yongwoo Park


Yongwoo Park received the Ph.D. degree in information and communication engineering from Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), GwangJu , Korea , in 2002. He worked at the Basic Research Laboratory, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), Korea , until 2005. He worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Research Associate at the Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), Centre Énergie Matériaux et Télécommunications, Montreal/Varennes, QC, Canada , until 2011. He is currently working at the Automated Precision in Maryland, USA.

His research interests cover a wide range of topics, including fiber optics, ultrafast photonic signal processing, optical signal characterization, real-time photonic device characterization, optical telecommunications, all-optical computing, optical metrology, and biomedical imaging. He has to his credit more than 120 publications in top scientific journalsand leading technical conferences, including more than 53 publications in the Science Citation Index(SCI) journals. He holds more than 38 patents including 12 U.S. patents and three U.S. patent applications.