Hyungoon Kong is an associate professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and also LAS Centennial Scholar. He also holds affiliation with the Department of Bioengineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Center for Biophysics and Computational Biology and Neuroscience Program. He received his engineering education from the University of Michigan (Ph. D. 2001), and performed post-doctoral research at the University of Michigan and Harvard University. He joined the University of Illinois in 2007. His research interests include the design of biomaterials for tumor microenvironment study, cancer-on-a-chip assembly, and cancer diagnosis and imaging.
Biomaterials, tumor microenvironment, cancer-on-a-chip, bioimaging, diagnosis