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Hong Yeo


W. Hong Yeo

Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Talk: Soft nanomembrane biosensors and bioelectronics for advancing human healthcare

Dr. Yeo is the Harris Saunders Jr. Professor in the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering and Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Director of the Wearable Intelligent Systems and Healthcare Center (WISH Center) and KIAT-Georgia Tech Semiconductor Electronics Center (K-GTSEC) at Georgia Tech.

His research focuses on the areas of nano-microengineering, soft materials, molecular interactions, and biosystems, with an emphasis on nanomembrane bioelectronics. Dr. Yeo received his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at the University of Washington, Seattle. Afterward, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Dr. Yeo has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles, including many in world-renowned journals, including Nature Materials, Nature Machine Intelligence, Nature Communications, and Science Advances. In addition, Dr. Yeo is an IEEE Senior Member and a recipient of a number of awards, including multiple NIH R01 Awards, Visiting Professorship from the Institut Jean Lamour at the Université de Lorraine in France, NIH Trailblazer Young Investigator Award, IEEE Outstanding Engineer Award, Emory School of Medicine Research Award, Imlay Innovation Award, Lucy G. Moses Lectureship Award, Sensors Young Investigator Award, American Heart Association Innovative Project Award, and Outstanding Yonsei Scholar Award.