Steve Cho

Lecturer
Faculty
POLY Campus
Mailcode
2880
Lecturer
Faculty
POLY Campus
Mailcode
2880
Lecturer
Faculty
POLY Campus
Mailcode
2880

Biography

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. Cho applies technology to new business ventures and his expertise includes entrepreneurship, strategic marketing and leadership. His experience covers seven 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 and 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. Cho is advisor to Start-Up Village and is part of the Barrett's Honor Faculty.

Education

  • M.B.A. University of California-Los Angeles 2001
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan 1991
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, The Ohio State University 1987
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, The Massachuetts Institute of Technology 1985

Publications

S.T. Cho, I. Black, A. Jagannathan, J. Barone, A. Chavez, Performing Under Innovative Uncertainty: Learning to Groove, TEMSCON 2018, Chicago, IL, June 2018

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

Presentations:

S.T. Cho and R. Filley, Technological Entrepreneurship & Management: Housing Entrepreneurship In The Engineering School, Deshpande Symposium, Lowell, MA, June 2018

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

 

Courses

Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
TMC 310 Promotion of the Enterprise
TMC 470 Enterprise Planning & Implemen
TEM 494 Special Topics
OMT 570 Advanced Project Management
TEM 598 Special Topics
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
TMC 310 Promotion of the Enterprise
TEM 400 Technology Entrepreneurship
TMC 470 Enterprise Planning & Implemen
TEM 482 Startup Workshop
EGR 493 Honors Thesis
TEM 493 Honors Thesis
OMT 570 Advanced Project Management
TEM 598 Special Topics
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
TEM 400 Technology Entrepreneurship
EGR 492 Honors Directed Study
TEM 492 Honors Directed Study
TEM 493 Honors Thesis
TEM 494 Special Topics
OMT 549 Research Techniques & Apps
TMC 584 Internship
TEM 598 Special Topics
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
TMC 310 Promotion of the Enterprise
TMC 584 Internship
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
TMC 310 Promotion of the Enterprise
TEM 400 Technology Entrepreneurship
TEM 431 Innovation Management
TEM 482 Startup Workshop
TEM 492 Honors Directed Study
TEM 493 Honors Thesis
EGR 493 Honors Thesis
TEM 531 Disruptive Innov & Tech Evol
TEM 598 Special Topics
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
TEM 400 Technology Entrepreneurship
TEM 492 Honors Directed Study
EGR 492 Honors Directed Study
TEM 494 Special Topics
OMT 520 Strategic Mgmt of Technology
OMT 549 Research Techniques & Apps
AMT 592 Research
TEM 598 Special Topics
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
TMC 310 Promotion of the Enterprise
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
TMC 310 Promotion of the Enterprise
TEM 400 Technology Entrepreneurship
TEM 482 Startup Workshop
EGR 493 Honors Thesis
TEM 494 Special Topics
TEM 598 Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
TMC 330 Leading the Enterprise
TEM 400 Technology Entrepreneurship
TEM 482 Startup Workshop
EGR 492 Honors Directed Study
OMT 549 Research Techniques & Apps
TEM 598 Special Topics
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
TMC 310 Promotion of the Enterprise
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
TMC 310 Promotion of the Enterprise
TEM 400 Technology Entrepreneurship
TEM 482 Startup Workshop
TEM 493 Honors Thesis
EGR 493 Honors Thesis
TEM 499 Individualized Instruction
TEM 598 Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
TMC 330 Leading the Enterprise
TEM 400 Technology Entrepreneurship
TEM 482 Startup Workshop
TEM 492 Honors Directed Study
EGR 492 Honors Directed Study
TEM 598 Special Topics
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
TMC 310 Promotion of the Enterprise
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
TMC 310 Promotion of the Enterprise
TEM 400 Technology Entrepreneurship
TEM 482 Startup Workshop
TEM 598 Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
TMC 310 Promotion of the Enterprise
TEM 400 Technology 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