Jeong-Yeol Yoon, Ph.D.
Professor, Biomedical Engineering (primary home)
Professor, Biosystems Engineering (split home)
Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry (joint) BIO5 Institute (joint)
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 primary home appointment in Department of Biomedical Engineering and split home appointment in Department of Biosystems Engineering. He also holds joint appointment in Chemistry & Biochemistry and BIO5 Institute. He is currently directing Biosensors Lab. Dr. Yoon is a member of IBE, ASABE, SPIE, BMES and ACS, 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), Associate Editor for Biosensors and Bioelectronics (Elsevier), and Editorial Board Member for several journals, including Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group). He has also served as Associate Editor for ASABE Journals and Editorial Board Member for Resource Magazine (ASABE).

Courses taught at UA:
Sensors and Controls (BE/BME 447/547), Fall semesters, Current
Cell and Tissue Engineering (BME/BE/CHEE 481B/581B) Spring semesters, Current
Biomaterial-Tissue Interactions (BE/BME 486/586), Spring semesters, last taught in 2017.
Bio Micro/Nanotechnology Applications (BE/AME 489B/589B), Spring semesters, last taught in 2010.

Last revised March 1, 2024.