MIE Professor Yung Joon Jung, COS Associate Professor Swastik Kar, and ME Alumnus Dan Esposito, E’08, were awarded the $50K gold medal at the 2017 MassChallenge, for their start-up company, Guardion, which uses nanotechnology to create highly sensitive, low-cost, networked detectors of radioactivity and nuclear radiation.
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- PhD (2003), Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- Materials Science
- Carbon Nanostructured Materials
- Strengthening Mechanism of Materials
- Materials Research Society
- American Chemical Society
- American Society of Mechanical Engineers
- B. Li, Y. He, S. Lei, S. Najmaei, Y. Gong, X. Wang, J. Zhang, L. Ma, Y. Yang, S. Hong, J. Hao, G. Shi, A. George, K. Keyshar, P. Dong, L. Ge, R. Vajtai, J. Lou, Y.J. Jung, P. Ajayan, Scalable Transfer of Suspended Two Dimensional Single Crystals, Nano Letters, 15(8), 2015, 5089-5097
- H. Jung, S. Kar, J. Kong, M.S. Dresselhaus, Y.J. Jung, et al., Sculpting Carbon Bonds: Allotropic Transformation Through Solid-state re-engineering of–sp2 carbon, Nature Communications, 5(4941), 2014
- Y. Kim, H. Jung, S. Park, B. Li, F. Liu, J. Hao, Y.J. Jung, et al., Voltage-switchable Photocurrents in Single-wall Carbon Nanotube – Silicon Junctions for Analogue and Digital optoelectronics, Nature Photonics, 8, 2014, 239-243
- M.G. Hahm, H. Wang, H.Y. Jung, M. Upmanyu, Y.J. Jung, et al., Bundling Dynamics Regulates the Active Mechanics and Transport in Carbon Nanotube Networks and their Nanocomposites, Nanoscale, 4, 2012, 3584-3590, *This article was selected for Cover Page
- H.Y. Jung, M.B. Karimi, M.G. Hahm, P.M. Ajayan, Y.J. Jung, Transparent, Flexible Supercapacitors from Nano-engineered Carbon Films, Scientific Report, Nature Publishing Group, 2(773), 2012
- B. Li, M. G. Hahm, Y.L. Kim, H.Y. Jung, S. Kar, Y.J. Jung, Highly Organized Two and Three-dimensional Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes-polymer Hybrid Architectures, ACS Nano, 5, 2011, 4826-4834
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MIE Professor Yung Joon Jung was awarded a $200K NSF grant for "Design and Development of High-performance Miniature Radiation Detectors using Ultrasensitive Graphene and Carbon Nanotube ion Sensors".
MIE Associate Professor Yung Joon Jung and affiliated Physics Associate Professor Swastik Kar have developed technology that can aid in the detection of nuclear threats.