Prof. Dong-Woo Cho received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1986. Ever since, he has been a professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Pohang University of Science and Technology. He is director of the Center for Rapid Prototyping-based 3D Tissue/Organ printing. His research interests include 3D microfabrication based on 3D Printing technology, its application to tissue engineering, and more generally to bio-related fabrication. He has recently focused on tissue/organ printing technology and development of high-performance bio-inks. He serves or has served on the editorial boards of several International Journals. Prof. Cho has published over 230 academic papers in various international journals in the field of manufacturing and tissue engineering, and has contributed chapters to ten books and written a textbook related to tissue engineering and organ printing. He has received many prestigious awards in these academic areas including the scientist of the month in May 2016. He was also awarded Nam-Go chair professor in POSTECH.
Affiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, Korea