W. Hong Yeo


Associate Professor; Woodruff Faculty Fellow


Dr. Yeo is a Woodruff Faculty Fellow, Associate Professor in the Mechanical Engineering and 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 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Yeo has published over 100 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 the IEEE Outstanding Engineer Award, Imlay Innovation Award, Lucy G. Moses Lectureship Award – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Sensors Young Investigator Award, American Heart Association Innovative Project Award, and Outstanding Yonsei Scholar Award.



  • Soft Robotics and Human-Machine Interfaces
  • Smart Machine Intelligence and Deep Learning
  • Soft Electronics for Health Monitoring and Disease Diagnosis
  • Nanomembrane Implantable Electronics for Therapeutics
  • High-throughput Fabrication of Micro/Nano-structures
  • Nano-Biosensors for Disease Diagnostics
  • Sensors and Actuators for Radiotherapy