W. Hong YeoAssociate Professor of George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Director of the IEN Center for Human-Centric Interfaces and Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Dr. Yeo is an Associate Professor in the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering and the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, and the Director of the Center for Human-Centric Interfaces and Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. His research focuses on the areas of nano-/microengineering, advanced soft materials, molecular interactions, and bio-electromechanical systems, with an emphasis on stretchable hybrid electronics. Dr. Yeo received his PhD in mechanical engineering at the University of Washington, Seattle in 2011. From 2011-2013, he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Beckman Institute and Frederick Seitz Materials Research Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Yeo has published over 95 peer-reviewed articles, including many in top-quality journals, including Nature Machine Intelligence, Nature Materials, Nature Communications, and Science Advances. Dr. Yeo is an IEEE Senior Member and a recipient of a number of awards, including Lucy G. Moses Lectureship Award - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Sensors Young Investigator Award, American Heart Association Innovative Project Award, Outstanding Yonsei Scholar Award, Hanwha Non-Tenure Faculty Award, Samsung Global Research Outreach Award, and Biomedical Engineering Society Innovation and Career Development Award.