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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
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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

December 19, 2016

Ahmed Busnaina, Yung Joon Jung, & Siva Somu awarded patent for a “Chemical sensor based on highly organized single walled carbon nanotube networks”.

December 19, 2016

MIE Associate Professor Yung Joon Jung and his former postdoctoral researcher, Hyunyoung Jung, were published in Nanoscale for their article on "Inter-Allotropic Transformations in Heterogeneous Carbon Nanotube Networks".

December 6, 2016

MIE Associate Professors Askan Vaziri & Yung Joon Jung and Professor Nader Jalili's research with " Highly Anisotropic Adhesive Film Made from Upside-Down, Flat, and Uniform Vertically...