Jeong-Yeol Yoon, Ph.D.
Associate Department Head, Graduate Studies, and Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Professor, Biosystems Engineering
Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry
The University of Arizona


Jeong-Yeol Yoon received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemical Engineering from Yonsei University, Seoul (South Korea) in 1992, 1994 and 1999, respectively, under the guidance of Professor Woo-Sik Kim, in collaboration with Professor Jung-Hyun Kim, where he worked primarily on polymer colloids. He received his second Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from University of California, Los Angeles in 2004, working on lab-on-a-chip and biomaterials, under the guidance of Professor Robin L. Garrell. He joined faculty at The University of Arizona in August 2004, and currently holds split home appointments in Department of Biomedical Engineering (primary) and Department of Biosystems Engineering (secondary). He also holds joint appointment in Chemistry & Biochemistry and BIO5 Institute. He is also Associate Department Head in Graduate Studies in Department of Biomedical Engineering, starting from July 2018. He is currently directing Biosensors Lab. Dr. Yoon is a member of IBE, ASABE and SPIE, and was Councilor-at-Large for IBE for 2010 and 2011 calendar years. He has been elected as President of IBE in 2013, and served as President Elect in 2014, President in 2015, and Immediate Past President in 2016. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief for Journal of Biological Engineering (IBE) and Editorial Board Member for Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group), and has served as Associate Editor for ASABE Journals and Editorial Board Member for Resource Magazine (ASABE). Dr. Yoon is currently Co-Director of NIH-funded Cardiovascular Training Grant at The University of Arizona.

Courses taught at UA:
Sensors and Controls (ABE 447/547) Fall 2004-2012, 2014-2017
Biomaterial-Tissue Interactions (ABE/BME 486/586) Spring 2006-2007, 2009, 2011; Fall 2012, 2014-2015; Spring 2017
Bio Micro/Nanotechnology Applications (ABE/AME 489B/589B) Spring 2008, 2010
Cell and Tissue Engineering (ABE/BME 481B/581B) Spring 2012-2018

Last revised May 16, 2018.