Yeoheung Yun, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Chemical, Biological and Bioengineering
Contact: 119 Fort IRC
Ph: (336) 256-1151 ext. 2010
Fax: (336) 256-1153


Ph.D. University of Cincinnati 2006
M.S. Chonbuk National University, South Korea, 2001
B.E. Chonbuk National University, South Korea, 2001

Teaching Interest

BME     Corrosion and Medical Microdevices
BME     Computational Systems Biology

Research Interest

Biodegradable metals, Implantable devices, Corrosion, Biomechanics, Biosensors, Nanomedicine, lab on a chip, Immunology, Cancer biology, Drug delivery, Systems biology, Electrochemistry, photocatalyst

Research Projects

R21 AI083076-01 NIAID, Potassium Channel Trafficking in Geometrically Patterned Immunological Synapses” Goal: To engineer artificial antigen presenting cell arrays to study Kv1.3 localization in the immune synapse,  with Laura Conforti (University of Cincinnati)
NSF Engineering Research Center,  Engineering Research Center for Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials, Goal: To develop biodegradable metallic implant materials (
Chonbuk National University, South Korea, Biodegradable magnesium stent development, Goal: To understand the Mg degradation behavior in the body stimulated fluid

Selected Publications

  • Yun Y.H. Dong Z., Heineman W. et al., Nanotube electrodes and Biosensors:Review, Nanotoday, 2007, Vol.2, No.6. pp.30-38
  • Yun Y.H. Dong Z., Lee N. et al., Revolutionizing biodegradable metals, Materials Today, 2009, Vol.12, No.10, pp.22-32
  • Yun Y.H. Dong Z., Tan Z., et al., Development of an electrode-cell impedance method to measure osteoblast cell activity in magnesium conditioned media, Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry, Vol.396, No.8, 2010, p.3009
  • Yun Y.H. Shanov V. Tu Y., et al., A Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotube Tower Electrochemical Actuator, Nano Letters, 2005, Vol. 6, No.4, pp.689-693.
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