You are here

Faculty Profile

Yung Joon Jung

334 Snell Engineering Center
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • PhD (2003), Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Research & Scholarship Interests

Synthesis of low dimensional nanomaterials and engineering their molecular structures; assembly, transfer and integration of nanomaterials and nanostructured architectures and study properties and underlying fundamental science; nanoelectronics, flexible devices, chemical sensors and energy application
Affiliated With

Department Research Areas

College Research Initiatives

Teaching Interests

  • Materials Science
  • Carbon Nanostructured Materials
  • Strengthening Mechanism of Materials

Professional Affiliations

  • Materials Research Society
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Selected Publications

  • 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

Related News

August 1, 2018

MIE Professor Yung Joon Jung and affiliated Physics Associate Professor Swastik Kar were awarded a patent for "Ultrasensitive ion detector using carbon nanotubes or graphene".

January 31, 2018

MIE Professor Yung Joon Jung was awarded a patent for "Flexible and transparent supercapacitors and fabrication using thin film carbon electrodes with controlled morphologies". Abstract...

December 18, 2017

MIE Professor Yung Joon Jung was awarded a patent for "Methods of preparing high density aligned silicon nanowire".