Sang Choi has worked for NASA for nearly 40 years. Since beginning work at the Langley Research Center in October 1980, Choi has received 71 awards from the agency. He also received three Nano 50 Awards from the Foresight Instittute for his innovative bionano technology in 2006 and 2007, and was cited as a Nano50 Innovator of the Year in 2008. He won a R&D100 Award in 2009, the 2010 SOLAR Award in 2010, and first prize in the 2017 Create the Future Design Contest in Electronics.
Additioanlly, Choi has published more than 200 technical papers and reports. He has patented 43 and has several more patents pending.
Choi also is an associate fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and a fellow of National Academy of Inventors.
Choi holds a doctorate in mechanical engineering from Oregon State University.
Choi and other successful inventors are featured in the latest edition of the NASA Technology Transfer Program’s Inventors Hall of Fame.
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