At a Glance

MetaVista, Inc. provides the total solution for the liquid hydrogen energy. We are leading the hydrogen-based technologies for tomorrow with the fusion of science, hardware, and software.

Our Mission

MetaVista, Inc. enriches the life of people. We are committed to make the world cleaner, purer for us and next generations to come. Our mission is the promise for the better future.


Baik, Jong Hoon (CEO) – Hardware
EducationUniversity of Wisconsin at Madison
Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering
CareerFlorida Solar Energy Center, Cryogenic System Project Manager, Principal Investigator and Research Professor of Advanced Energy Research Division (2003 ~ 2016)

Korean Institute of Science and Technology (KIST),
Researcher, Hydrogen liquefaction (1996 ~ 1998)

Chairman of International Cryogenic Engineering Society, Hydrogen Division

US Department of Energy (DOE), Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) / Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs panel
Research Topics / AwardsResearch Topics
2003-Current: Joint research and development with NASA Kennedy Space Center on the next-generation liquid hydrogen propellant management system

2012-2016: technical advisor for KIST to develop the Korea’s first small scale hydrogen liquefier

2015 Received the Russell B. Scott Award from the International Cryogenic Engineering Society for the development of the small hydrogen liquefaction system

1998 Received the Best Technical Paper Award from the Korea Hydrogen Energy Society and Korean Hydrogen and New Energy Society for the development of the first small hydrogen liquefaction system
Park, Si Mong (CTO) – Software
EducationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.S. in Computer Science
CareerThe Boeing company, St. Louis, MO

Object Computing, Inc., St. Louis, MO

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Fort Worth, TX

Raytheon Missile System, Tucson, AZ

Harris Corporation, San Diego, CA

Navionics Korea, Inc.

Research Topics / Awards2010: ‘Certificate of Recognition’ (Harris Corporation)
2007: ‘Software Center Silver Star Award’ (Raytheon)
2006: ‘SPOT Award’ (Lockheed Martin)
2004: ‘SPOT Award’ (Lockheed Martin)
2000: ‘Certificate of Recognition’ (Boeing)
1999: ‘Certificate of Recognition’ (Boeing)
1998: ‘Certificate of Recognition’ (Boeing)
American Mensa Lifetime Member.


MetaVista, Inc. is currently holding more than 20 international/domestic IP's on the fields of hydrogen liquefaction technology, hydrogen refueling stations, and various hydrogen powered vehicles and related systems.
MetaVista, Inc. is devoted to be the leader of the new technologies and will continue our efforts on R&D in these fields.

Global Partnerships

MetaVista, Inc. keeps tight relationship with NASA, national R&D centers, and university laboratories to deepen and broaden our technologies and knowledge.  We also participate in and collaborate with the International Cryogenic Engineering Conference and the Cryogenic Society of America.

NASA John F. Kennedy Space Center https://www.nasa.gov

NASA Jet propulsion laboratory https://www.jpl.nasa.gov

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center https://www.nasa.gov/goddard

NASA Glenn Research Center https://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/home/index.html

Cryogenic Society of America https://www.cryogenicsociety.org

Oak Ridge National Lab https://www.ornl.gov

National High Magnetic Field Laboratory https://nationalmaglab.org

FSEC http://www.fsec.ucf.edu/en

MIT http://web.mit.edu

University of Wisconsin at Madison http://homepages.cae.wisc.edu/~helium/homepage.htm

Cryogenic Engineering Conference and International Cryogenic Materials Conference http://www.cec-icmc.org

International Cryocooler Conference https://cryocooler.org