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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
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

November 5, 2017

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.

July 19, 2017

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".

April 28, 2017

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.