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Sun K. Hong

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Dr. Sun Hong’s research interests include applied electromagnetics, wireless systems and wireless power transfer, electromagnetics for biomedical applications and antennas. He has been a research engineer in the tactical electronic warfare division at the Naval Research Laboratory (Washington, D.C.) and an engineer for Envisioneering Inc. Throughout the years Dr. Hong also has reviewed papers submitted to several academic journals and is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. Check out his personal web page.

Teaching Interests

  • DC circuits
  • Electromagnetic fields
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • High speed digital design

Research Experiences

  • Detection and transfer of electromagnetic energy to small targets in complex environment
  • Nonlinear electromagnetic interaction
  • Ultrashort microwave pulse generation

Select Publications & Presentations

  • Hong, S. K., Lathrop, E., Mendez, V. M. and Kim, J. “Ultrashort Microwave Pulse Generation by Passive Pulse Compression in a Compact Reverberant Cavity,” Progress in Electromagnetic Research, Vol. 153, 113-121, 2015
  • Hong, S. K., Mendez, V., Koch, T., Wall, W. and Anlage, S., “Nonlinear Electromagnetic Time-Reversal in an Open Semireverberant System,” Physical Review Applied, Vol. 2 (044013), 2014
  • Hong, S. K., Mendez, V., Wall, W. S. and Liao, R., “Single-Feed Beam-Steering of Short Pulses via Time-Reversal,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Vol. 13, 794-797, 2014
  • Wall, W. S., Rudolph, S. M., Hong, S. K. and Morgan, K., “Broadband Switching Nonlinear Metamaterial,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Vol. 13, 427-430, 2014
  • Hong, S. K. and Davis, W. A., "Use of Tumor-specific Resonances for More Efficient Hyperthermia of Breast Cancer," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 55 (11), 2,659-2,665, 2013 

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 2012
  • MS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 2008
  • BS, University of Maryland, 2005