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Seung Ho Yang

  • Working experience for more than 5 years in both an industry and government institutes
  • Academic background in material science, mechanical engineering and applied physics
  • Author of 32 scientific papers, 40 conference proceedings and 6 patents
  • Specialized in MEMS design/FEM modeling/fabrication testing (5 years):
    • MEMS actuators, sensors and multi degree-of-freedom MEMS stages/nanopositioners
    • Authorized user of NIST NanoFab
  • Specialized in nanotechnology (5 years) using AFM
    • Nanomechanics: Intermolecular forces and nano-scale material property measurements
    • Nanotribology: Adhesion/friction/lubrication/wear at sub-nanometer scale
  • Specialized in tribology (friction, wear and lubrication) research (5 years)
  • Specialized in bio-mimetics: surface modification for ultrahydrophobicity & self-cleaning ability
  • Specialized in AFM measurements with custom-made AFM probes and colloidal probes
  • Specialized in fabricating flexible electro-capacitive topographic sensors with commercial printer & etching
Awards
  • 1995 - Winner of the "Excellent Korean Technology (KT Mark) award"
  • 1996 - Bronze medal winner of new technology award, SAMSUNG
  • 1999 - Winner of the “Excellent scientific and technology paper award”, KOFST/ Ministry of Science and Technology, south Korea
  • 2002 - Gold medal winner of KIST’s best student researcher award, KIST
  • 2002 - Post-doctorial fellowship, Korean Government, KOSEF
Selected Publications

S.H. Yang, H. Zhang, M. Nosonovsky and K.-H. Chung, "Effects of contact geometry on pull-off force measurements with a colloidal probe", Langmuir, 24, No.3 (2008) 743-748.

S.H. Yang, H. Zhang, M. Nosonovsky and K.-H. Chung, "Nanoscale water capillary bridges under deeply negative pressure", Chemical Physics Letters, 451, Issue 1-3, (2008) 88-92.

S.H. Yang, Y. Kim, K.P. Purushothamb, J.-M. Yoo, Y. Choi and N. Dagalakis, “AFM characterization of nanopositioner in-plane stiffnesses”, Sensors and Actuators A, in press, 2010.

S.H. Yang, Y. Kim, J.-M. Yoo and N. Dagalakis, "microelectromechanical system based Steward platform with sub-nano resolution," Appl. Phys. Lett., vol 101 061909 (2012).

Dr. Seung Ho Yang was elected as a member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) in the year 2008. He currently serves as reviewers of many journals; "Nanotechnology", "Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering", "Measurement Science and Technology", "Journal of Physics D", "Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A" and "Sensors and Actuators A."

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Position:

Guest Researcher
Intelligent Systems Division
Systems Integration Group

Employment History:

1991 – 1998 Research Scientist, Materials Research Group, SAMSUNG

1994 – 1996 Joint research projects between SAMSUNG and Russian Academy of Science.

1996 – 2002 Student Researcher, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST).

2002 – 2003 Post Doctorial Research Fellow, KIST

2003 – 2007 Guest Researcher, Nanomechanical Properties Group, MSEL, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

2007 – present Research Associate, Intelligent Systems Div., National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Education:

Ph.D, Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University (2002), South Korea

Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University (1998), South Korea

Bachelor of Science, Metallurgical Engineering, Yonsei University (1988), South Korea

Contact

Phone: 301-975-8081
Email: seung.yang@nist.gov
Fax: 301-990-9688