Hyunjoon KongProfessor | Urbana, Illinois
Hyunjoon Kong is Professor and Centennial Scholar in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. He also is affiliated with the Departments of Bioengineering and Pathobiology and is a member of the Regenerative Biology & Tissue Engineering research theme at the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology. Professor Kong joined the department in 2007. He received his PhD from the University of Michigan and his B.S. degree from Hanyang University in Korea. He completed his postdoctoral studies at the University of Michigan and was a research associate at Harvard University. At Illinois, he has developed several biomaterial systems useful for molecular and cell therapies of vascular diseases, control of biotransports, and organoid/tissue engineering.