We are pleased to announce that the winner of the Sensors 2020 Young Investigator Award is Dr. Woon-Hong Yeo.
Dr. Woon-Hong Yeo is an Assistant Professor in the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering and Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA. During his early career, he conducted groundbreaking research in nanomembrane sensors, stretchable electronics, and human–machine interfaces to advance the research field of sensors
Overall, his research solves the existing fundamental problems in rigid sensors and electronics via the study of soft hybrid materials, flexible mechanics, and nanomanufacturing.
Dr. Woon-Hong Yeo received his PhD in 2011 and has an outstanding publication record, comprising over 70 publications in peer-reviewed international journals, 5 issued patents, and over 60 invited talks through venues such as university seminars, professional conferences, and workshops. Dr. Woon-Hong Yeo’s Scopus Scientific Citations number 3362, and his Hirsch index is 22. He is clearly a rising star in the field of sensors science and technology. Dr. Yeo’s career goal is to advance human healthcare and wellness through new wearable and implantable engineering solutions.
As a single applicant, Dr. Yeo has received multiple grants from diverse funding sources, including government, state, non-profit foundations, and corporations. This is an outstanding achievement in today’s competitive environment. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Yeo for his outstanding achievements.
As the awardee, Dr. Yeo will receive an honorarium of 2000 CHF, an offer to publish a paper free of charge without a fixed deadline in Sensors after peer review, and an engraved plaque.
We would like to thank all the nominators from various fields of study for their participation, and all the Award Committee Members for their evaluation of the abundant excellent nominations.
Sensors Editorial Office