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Yung Joon Jung

Professor,  Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Contact

  • jungy@coe.neu.edu
  • 334 Snell Engineering Center
    360 Huntington Avenue

    Boston, Massachusetts 02115

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Office

  • 617.373.4843

Research Focus

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

Education

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

Teaching Interests

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

Professional Affiliations

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

Research Overview

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

Selected Publications

  • J. Hao, B. Li, H. Jung, S. Hong, Y. Jung, S. Kar, Vapor-Phase-Gating Induced Ultrasensitive Ion Detection in Graphene and Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Networks, Advanced Materials, 2017, 1606883
  • S. Hong, T. Lundstrom, R. Ghosh, H. Abdi, J. Hao, S.K. Jeoung, P. Su, J. Suhr, A. Vaziri, N. Jalili, Y.J. Jung, Highly Anisotropic Adhesive Film Made from Upside-Down Flat and Uniform Vertically Aligned CNTs, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 8, 2016, 34061
  • H. Jung, Y. Kim, J. Robinson, M. Zalalutdinov, S. Hong, J. Hao, KT. Wan, Y. Jung, B. Li, X. Wang, Printing Highly Controlled Suspended Carbon Nanotube Network on Micro-Patterned Superhydrophobic Surface, Scientific Reports, 5,2015, 15908
  • 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, 2014, 4941
  • 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

Faculty

Aug 01, 2018

Jung and Kar Awarded Patent for Ultrasensitive Ion Detector

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”.

Faculty

Jan 31, 2018

Jung Awarded Patent

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 Source: USPTO Mechanically flexible and optically transparent thin film solid state supercapacitors are fabricated by assembling nano-engineered carbon electrodes in porous templates. The electrodes have textured graphitic surface films with […]

Faculty

Dec 18, 2017

Jung Awarded Patent for Preparing Silicon Nanowire

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

Alumni

Nov 05, 2017

Professors Jung, Kar, and MIE Alumnus Win Gold at the MassChallenge and $550K CASIS-Boeing Research Grant

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.

Faculty

Jul 19, 2017

Jung and Kar’s $200K NSF Grant Could Commercialize Low-Cost Radiation Detectors

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".

Faculty

Apr 28, 2017

Detecting Nuclear Threats

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.

Faculty

Dec 19, 2016

CHN Awarded Patent for SWCNT Chemical Sensor

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

Faculty

Dec 19, 2016

Jung Featured in Nanoscale Journal

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".

Faculty

Dec 06, 2016

Highly Anisotropic Multifunctional Adhesive Film

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 Aligned CNTs" was published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. Abstract Source: ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces We have created a multifunctional dry adhesive film with transferred vertically aligned […]

Oct 11, 2016

US-Korea Forum on Nanotechnology

MIE Professor & CHN Director Ahmed Busnaina and Associate Professor Yung Joon Jung spoke at the 13th Annual US-Korea Forum on Nanotechnology which focused on Neuromorphic computing and Water & energy sustainability.

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