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Steve Cho

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Lecturer
Faculty, POLY Campus, Mailcode 2880
Lecturer
Faculty, POLY Campus, Mailcode 2880
Biography

Dr. Steve T. Cho is a Lecturer in the Technological Entrepreneurship and Management Program of the Polytechnic School, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University. Dr. Cho applies technology to new business ventures and his expertise includes entrepreneurship, strategic marketing, and leadership.  His experience covers 7 different industries such as defense, semiconductor, biomedical, display, and solar.  He has served in a variety of company sizes (start-ups to Fortune 500) and has held a variety of titles (Sr Research Scientist, Project/Program Manager, VP Engineering, CTO, COO).  His interests include: technology entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial marketing, digital marketing, business strategy, micro-sensors (MEMS), IoT, drug delivery, heat transfer, packaging, and energy harvesting. He holds 28 patents, 27 publications and 10 awards.  Dr. Cho is advisor to Start-Up Village and is part of the Barrett's Honor Faculty.

Education

BSEE, The Massachuetts Institute of Technology

MSEE, The Ohio State University

Ph.D., The University of Michigan

MBA, The University of California, Los Angeles

Publications

S.T. Cho, A. Chavez, J. Bronowitz, A Map of Technology Entrepreneurship, TEMSCON 2017, Santa Clara, CA  June 2017.

Sample publications:

D. S. Marshall and S.T. Cho, "Micro-combustor Thermoelectric Power Generator for 10-50W Applications", SPIE Defense Security and Sensing, Orlando, Fl, April 2010.

S.T. Cho, “Solar Takes a Page from WLP Playbook”, IMAPS 2008, October 2008

S.T. Cho, “Direct-Energy Plating: A New Electrodeposition Process for Interconnects”, Semiconductor International On-Line, http://www.semiconductor.net/article/CA6526624.html, /CA6529622.html, Feb 2008.  Editor Pick

S.T. Cho, S. Basame, L. Levine, “The Development of a Single Chamber, Multi-Metal, Bump Plating Tool”, 4th Annual IWLPC,  September 2007

S.T. Cho and F.M. Erdmann, “A High Performance Hermetic Sealing Technology”, IEEE Solid-State Sensors and Actuator Workshop (Hilton Head ‘98), pp. 229-232, June 1998

J. Bernstein, S.T. Cho, A.T. Kourepenis, P. Maciel, and M. Weinberg, “A Tuning Fork Rate Gyroscope”, IEEE MEMS ’93, pp. 143-148, February 1993

 

Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 330Leading the Enterprise
TEM 400Technology Entrepreneurship
TEM 482Startup Workshop
EGR 492Honors Directed Study
OMT 549Research Techniques & Apps
TEM 598Special Topics
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 310Promotion of the Enterprise
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 310Promotion of the Enterprise
TEM 400Technology Entrepreneurship
TEM 482Startup Workshop
TEM 493Honors Thesis
EGR 493Honors Thesis
TEM 499Individualized Instruction
TEM 598Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 330Leading the Enterprise
TEM 400Technology Entrepreneurship
TEM 482Startup Workshop
TEM 492Honors Directed Study
EGR 492Honors Directed Study
TEM 598Special Topics
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 310Promotion of the Enterprise
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 310Promotion of the Enterprise
TEM 400Technology Entrepreneurship
TEM 482Startup Workshop
TEM 598Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
TMC 310Promotion of the Enterprise
TEM 400Technology Entrepreneurship
Industry Positions

NCR Corp - Process Development Engineer

The University of Michigan - Research Fellow

The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory - Sr Member of the Technical Staff

Candescent Technologies - Assembly Engineering Manager

Abbott Laboratories - Project, Program Manager (New Product Development)

Surfect Technologies - Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

CUBE Technologies - VP, Engineering

EnerGaia LLC - COO, CTO