Hyeun Joong Yoon

Hyeun Joong Yoon


  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • PhD, Electrical Engineering, Ajou University, Korea
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, Ajou University, Korea
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Ajou University, Korea


Hyeun Joong Yoon received his BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from Ajou University, Korea. He was a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan between 2010 to 2015. Prior to joining Michigan Tech, he was an assistant professor at the University of Nevada Reno and South Dakota State University.

Dr. Yoon’s current research is to develop advanced bioMEMS tools for understanding cell trafficking in cancer through isolation, characterization, and study of circulating tumor cells in the peripheral blood of cancer patients.

His goal is to create cutting edge engineering solutions to clinical problems with novel translational biomedical research tools. He has published more than 20 journal papers including Nature Nanotechnology, Advanced Materials, ACS Nano, Sensors and Actuators A, B, etc.

Links of Interest

Teaching Experience

  • Tissue Engineering
  • Biomicrofluidics for Regenerative Medicine
  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Biomedical Device and Biosensors
  • Electrical Properties of Materials
  • Basic Electrical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Circulating tumor cells
  • Tumor microenvironment
  • Rare cell isolation and single-cell analysis
  • Microfluidics, BioMEMS devices, Biosensors