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John and Donna Krenicki Endowed Chair Professor and Head of Biomedical Engineering
University of Connecticut, USA
Ki H. Chon received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Connecticut, Storrs; the M.S. degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Iowa, Iowa City; and the M.S. degree in electrical engineering and the Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He spent three years as an NIH Post-Doctoral fellow at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology, one year as a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biotechnology at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, and four years as an Assistant and Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the City College of the City University of New York. He then moved to the Department of Biomedical Engineering at SUNY Stony Brook as an Associate Professor and was promoted to a full professor. Most recently, he was a Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA. He is currently the John and Donna Krenicki Endowed Chair Professor and Head of Biomedical Engineering at University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.
His current research interests include medical instrumentation, biomedical signal processing, wearable sensors and devices including use of smart phones for vital signs and monitoring cardiac arrhythmias, development of hydrophobic vital sign sensors and identification, Biomedical engineering and modeling of physiological systems.