Dr. Seongkyu Yoon is a Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and the Ward Endowed Professor in Biomedical Sciences at UMass Lowell. He is also the UMass Site Director of the Advanced Mammalian Biomanufacturing Innovation Center and a contributor to the National Biomanufacturing Innovation Institute. Dr. Yoon runs a systems biology group that conducts research on systems biotechnology, life science informatics, bioprocess data analytics, and regulatory sciences with the objective of developing innovative biomanufacturing platforms for protein/cell/gene biotherapeutics. He worked at Umetrics (now Satorius) and Biogen before he joined UMass and earned his Ph.D. from McMaster University. He shared the PSE Model-Based Innovation Prize in 2019.