Texas ECE PhD student Hyoyoung Jeong was awarded a distinguished Silver Prize in the Bio Engineering & Life Science Division at the 24th Annual Samsung HumanTech Paper Awards. Out of approximately 2,000 papers, only the top 2% are selected for the Silver Prize. The Silver Prize winners receive approximately $10,000 in total for the student and their supervisor in prize money. The topic of Hyoyoung's awarded paper is "Battery-Free, Wireless, Multimodal Stretchable Electronic Tattoos Exploring a Modular Concept." He is supervised by Prof. Nanshu Lu, Associate Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics.
Established in 1994, the Human-Tech Paper Prize challenges young researchers to contribute creative and innovative ideas to drive the development of new computing and information technologies.