Dongsung Hong

Dongsung Hong, Business Development Manager-IT, Office of Technology Commercialization. Dongsung is responsible for evaluating commercial potential and managing the commercialization and realization of technology-based innovations owned by Purdue University. Dongsung oversees intellectual property licensing in the area of information technology, computer science, computer engineering, nanotechnology, bioinformatics, computer security and data visualization.

Prior to joining Purdue, Dongsung worked as research and development engineer for companies in microelectronics and nanotechnology sectors which includes Samsung Electronics, Cypress Semiconductor and Seagate Technology.    

Dongsung holds a bachelor's degree in electronic engineering from Kyunghee University as well as M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Michigan State University.

  1. If you could take one invention back in time to show off, what would it be, and to what time period would you take it? Boeing 747 jumbo jet to pre Wright brother era
  2. If you were granted an interview with Albert Einstein, what would be your first question for him? How come you did not come up with hair gel before relativity theorem?
  3. Which of your many talents would you perform in a talent show? Playing guitar
  4. Who has been the most influential person in your life? My real boss at home, i.e. my wife
OTC Title: 
Business Development Manager
Contact Information: 

Dongsung Hong
(765) 588-3491
DHong@prf.org