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Kyungsuk Yum

Name

[Yum, Kyungsuk]
  • Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Biography

Kyungsuk Yum is Assistant Professor of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Texas, Arlington.  He is also a faculty affiliate of the Biomedical Engineering Program of UT Arlington, UT Dallas, and UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (UT Southwestern).  He received his BS in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Seoul National University and MS in Physics and PhD in Mechanical Science and Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Before joining the University of Texas, he did his postdoctoral work in Chemical Engineering at MIT and in Bioengineering at UC Berkeley.  His research interests are in biologically-inspired materials and engineering systems, nanobiotechnology, nano-biomanufacturing, and nanomaterials.  

Professional Preparation

    • 2009 PhD in Mechanical Science and EngineeringUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Appointments

    • 2013 to Present Assistant Professor
      University of Texas, Arlington
    • 2012 to 2013 Postdoctoral Research Associate
      Unviersity of California, Berkeley
    • 2010 to 2012 Postdoctoral Research Associate
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research and Expertise

  • Biologically-inspired Materials and Engineering Systems

    Biologically-Inspired Micro/Nanoscale Materials and Engineering Systems, Microengineered Physiological Systems

  • Nanobiotechnology

    Hybrid Nano-Biomateirals/Systems, Nanomaterial-Based Biosensors

  • Nano-Biomanufacturing

    Nano-Biomanufacturing, Nanomanufacturing

  • Nanomaterials

    Nanomaterials, Nanomechanics

Publications

      Journal Article 2014
      • Kyungsuk Yum, SoonGweon Hong, Kevin E. Healy and Luke P. Lee, “Physiologically Relevant Organs on Chips,” Biotechnology Journal 9, 16 (2014).

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

        Journal Article 2013
        • Jingqing Zhang, Markita P. Landry, Paul W. Barone, Jong-Ho Kim, Shangchao Lin, Zachary W. Ulissi, Dahua Lin, Bin Mu, Ardemis A. Boghossian, Andrew J. Hilmer, Alina Rwei, Allison C. Hinckley, Sebastian Kruss, Mia A. Shandell, Nitish Nair, Steven Blake, Fatih Sen, Selda Sen, Robert G. Croy, Deyu Li, Kyungsuk Yum, Jin-Ho Ahn, Hong Jin, Daniel A. Heller, John M. Essigmann, Daniel Blankschtein, Michael S Strano, “Molecular Recognition Using Corona Phase Complexes Made of Synthetic Polymers Adsorbed on Carbon Nanotubes,” Nature Nanotechnology 8, 959 (2013).

          {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
        • 2013
          • Kyungsuk Yum, Thomas McNicholas, Bin Mu and Michael S. Strano, “Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube-Based Near-Infrared Optical Glucose Sensors toward In Vivo Continuous Glucose Monitoring,” Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology 7, 93 (2013).

            {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

            Journal Article 2012
            • Bin Mu, Thomas McNicholas, Jingqing Zhang, Andrew Hilmer, Zhong Jin, Nigel Reuel, Jong-Ho Kim, Kyungsuk Yum and Michael S. Strano, “A Structure-Function Relationship for the Optical Modulation of Phenyl Boronic Acid-Grafted, Polyethylene Glycol Wrapped Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” Journal of the American Chemical Society 134, 17620 (2012).

              {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
            • 2012
              • Thomas P. McNicholas, Kyungsuk Yum, Jin-Ho Ahn, Bin Mu, Oliver Plettenburg, Annlouise Goodermuth, Sridaran Natesan and Michael S. Strano, “Structure and Function of Glucose Binding Protein–Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Complexes,” Small 8, 3510 (2012).

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              • 2012
                • Kyungsuk Yum,* Jin-Ho Ahn,* Thomas P. McNicholas, Paul W. Barone, Bin Mu, Jong-Ho Kim, Rishabh M. Jain and Michael S. Strano, “Boronic Acid Library for Selective, Reversible Near-Infrared Fluorescence Quenching of Surfactant Suspended Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Response to Glucose,” ACS Nano 6, 819 (2012). *Equal contribution

                  {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                  Journal Article 2011
                  • Hyeonseok Yoon, Jin-Ho Ahn, Paul W. Barone, Kyungsuk Yum, Richa Sharma, Ardemis A. Boghossian, Jae-Hee Han and Michael S. Strano, “Periplasmic Binding Proteins as Optical Modulators of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Fluorescence: Amplifying a Nanoscale Actuator,” Angewandte Chemie – International Edition 50, 1828 (2011).

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                  • 2011
                    • Kyungsuk Yum, Min-Feng Yu, Ning Wang and Yang K. Xiang, “Biofunctionalized Nanoneedles for the Direct Transfer and Site-Selective Delivery of Probes into Living Cells,” Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) – General Subjects 1810, 330 (2011).

                      {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                    • 2011
                      • Jie Hu, Kyungsuk Yum, Arash Tajik, Majid Minary-Jolandan, Jeahoon Bang, Ning Wang and Min-Feng Yu, “Diffusion Limited Current in Very High Aspect Ratio Pt Needle Electrodes,” Applied Physics Letters 99, 053113 (2011).

                        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                        Journal Article 2010
                        • Kyungsuk Yum, Ning Wang and Min-Feng Yu, “Electrochemically Controlled Deconjugation and Delivery of Single Quantum Dots into the Nucleus of Living Cells,” Small 6, 2109 (2010).

                          {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                        • 2010
                          • Kyungsuk Yum, Ning Wang and Min-Feng Yu, “Nanoneedle: a Multifunctional Tool for Biological Studies in Living Cells,” Nanoscale 2, 363 (2010).

                            {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                            Journal Article 2009
                            • Kyungsuk Yum, Sungsoo Na, Yang K. Xiang, Ning Wang and Min-Feng Yu, “Mechanochemical Delivery and Dynamic Tracking of Single Fluorescent Quantum Dots in the Cytoplasm and Nucleus of Living Cells,” Nano Letters 9, 2193 (2009).

                              {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                              Journal Article 2007
                              • Kyungsuk Yum, Han Na Cho, Jie Hu and Min-Feng Yu, “Individual Nanotube-Based Needle Nanoprobes for Electrochemical Studies in Picoliter Microenvironments,” ACS Nano 1, 440 (2007).

                                {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                              • 2007
                                • Zhaoyu Wang, Jie Hu, Abhijit Suryavanshi, Kyungsuk Yum and Min-Feng Yu, “Voltage Generation from Individual BaTiO3 Nanowires under Periodic Tensile Mechanical Load,” Nano Letters 7, 2966 (2007).

                                  {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                  Journal Article 2006
                                  • Kyungsuk Yum and Min-Feng Yu, “Measurement of Wetting Properties of Individual Boron Nitride Nanotubes with the Wilhelmy Method Using a Nanotubes-Based Force Sensor,” Nano Letters 6, 329 (2006).

                                    {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                    Journal Article 2005
                                    • Kyungsuk Yum and Min-Feng Yu, “Surface-Mediated Liquid Transport through Molecularly Thin Liquid Films on Nanotubes,” Physical Review Letters 95, 186102 (2005).

                                      {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                      Journal Article 2004
                                      • Kyungsuk Yum, Zhaoyu Wang, Abhijit Suryavanshi and Min-Feng Yu, “Experimental Measurement and Model Analysis of Damping Effect in Nanoscale Mechanical Beam Resonators in Air,” Journal of Applied Physics 96, 3933 (2004).

                                        * Selected for Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology 10, 14 (2004).

                                        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

Courses

      • MSE 3300-001 Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering

        This course introduces the physical, mechanical, electrical, optical, magnetic, thermal and chemical properties of metals, semiconductors, ceramics, polymers, composites, and aggregates and the relationships between these properties and the electronic, crystal, micro and macro-structures of the materials.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MSE 5343-001 Nanobiotechnology

        The objective of this course is to provide students with the fundamental principles of physical and biological sciences at the nanoscale and the basic concepts of applying such interdisciplinary principles to develop new technologies for improving human life and health. The first part of this course introduces the fundamental principles of physics, chemistry, and biology at the nanoscale and the basic techniques to generate, manipulate, and characterize man-made and nature’s nanomaterials and systems. The second part of this course covers the state-of-the-art applications of nanobiotechnology, with emphasis on biomedical applications.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MSE 3300-001 MATERIALS SCIENCE (MSE 3300-001) / INTRODUCTION TO MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING (MSE 5300-001)

        This course introduces the physical, mechanical, electrical, optical, magnetic, thermal and chemical properties of metals, semiconductors, ceramics, polymers, composites, and aggregates and the relationships between these properties and the electronic, crystal, micro and macro-structures of the materials.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MSE 4390-004 Nanobiotechnology (MSE 4390-004 / 5390-003)

        The objective of this course is to provide students with the fundamental principles of physical and biological sciences at the nanoscale and the basic concepts of applying such interdisciplinary principles to develop new technologies for improving human life and health. The first part of this course introduces the fundamental principles of physics, chemistry, and biology at the nanoscale and the basic techniques to generate, manipulate, and characterize man-made and nature’s nanomaterials and systems. The second part of this course covers the state-of-the-art applications of nanobiotechnology, with emphasis on biomedical applications.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MSE 5390-003 Nanobiotechnology (MSE 4390-004 / 5390-003)

        The objective of this course is to provide students with the fundamental principles of physical and biological sciences at the nanoscale and the basic concepts of applying such interdisciplinary principles to develop new technologies for improving human life and health. The first part of this course introduces the fundamental principles of physics, chemistry, and biology at the nanoscale and the basic techniques to generate, manipulate, and characterize man-made and nature’s nanomaterials and systems. The second part of this course covers the state-of-the-art applications of nanobiotechnology, with emphasis on biomedical applications.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours