Sung Park


Molecular Vista

Dr. Park is the CEO of Molecular Vista, which he co-founded with Prof. Kumar Wickramasinghe (UC Irvine, formerly of IBM) in 2011 to provide research and industrial tools for rapid and nanoscale imaging with chemical identification.  He has more than 25 years of experience of industrial R&D, engineering, marketing and sales, and operations, having co-founded Park Scientific Instruments (PSI), which was one of the first commercial companies to develop and sell scanning tunneling microscopes (STM) and atomic force microscopes (AFM).  PSI was sold to Thermo Instruments 1997; by then, it had sold upwards of 1,000 instruments to customers worldwide.  Prior to founding Park Scientific Instruments, he worked as a post-doc at IBM Watson Research Center.  He earned his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Stanford University and BA in Physics from Pomona College.