Texas Tech University

Faculty Ambassador

Jo Woon

Dr. Jo Woon Chong is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at TTU. He worked as Postdoctoral Fellow (2010-2012) in the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Research Assistant Professor (2012-2016) in the Biomedical Engineering Department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). He holds a Ph.D. degree (2009) in Electrical Engineering from KAIST, Daejeon, Korea. Dr. Chong has conducted research in a variety of areas, including medical instrumentation, biosignal processing, identification and modeling of physiological systems, non-invasive physiological monitoring, home monitoring of health and disease, and wireless communication and networks. He is a co-author of 22 journal papers, 35 conference publications, and one book chapter. He has 22 patents and software registrations. He worked and is working as Principal Investigator on the NIH and NSF projects, respectively, related to detecting diseases using smartphones.