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Juyoung Leem

Juyoung Leem

Assistant Professor - Mechanical Engineering

Professional Preparation

Stanford University - 2023
Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - 2020
M.S. - Mechanical Engineering
KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) - 2013
B.S. - Mechanical Engineering
KAIST - 2011

Research Areas

Nanoscience and engineering
Nanoscale phenomena, mechanics, nanomaterial synthesis, nano/micro fabrications and manufacturing 
Functional materials
Hybrid materials, synthesis & fabrication 
Energy, sensing, optoelectronics, plasmonics, bio-interfaces 


Tailoring the mechanical and combustion performance of B/HTPB composite solid fuel with covalent interfaces 2024 - Journal Article
Data‐Driven Approach to Tailoring Mechanical Properties of a Soft Material 2023 - Journal Article
Machine Learning Assisted Analysis of Electrochemical H2O2 Production 2023 - Journal Article
Synergistic Effects of Mixing and Strain in High Entropy Spinel Oxides for Oxygen Evolution Reaction 2022 - Preprint
Plasmonic sensors based on graphene and graphene hybrid materials. 2022 - Journal Article
High thermoelectric figure of merit of porous Si nanowires from 300 to 700K. 2021 - Journal Article
Large scale self-assembly of plasmonic nanoparticles on deformed graphene templates 2021 - Journal Article
A snapshot review on exciton engineering in deformed 2D materials 2020 - Journal Article


TomKat Center Postdoctoral Fellowship in Sustainable Energy - TomKat Center, Stanford University [2020]
The Carbon Journal Prize for Outstanding PhD Thesis (Second Place) - Carbon (Elsevier) [2020]
MRS Graduate Student Award Gold Award - Materials Research Society (MRS) [2019]
Arthur Nowick Graduate Student Award - MRS [2019]
Graduate Student Teaching Fellowship - Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign [2018]
Korean Government Funded Scholarship - [2013]


Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas