Minhee Yun Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering


Fax: 412-624-8003
Benedum 218 E
Pittsburgh, PA


Nanobio Medical/Chemical Sensor Development; Graphene Device Application

Keywords: Nanowire, Graphene, CVD biomarkers

Minhee Yun joined the faculty as an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering after four years as a senior staff in the device application group at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, CA. While at JPL, he led research efforts in the area of device fabrication based on MEMS technologies, and chemical and biochemical nanowire sensor arrays for life detection on Mars and bio-signature detection of emerging diseases.  His current research interests include the development of nano-electronic devices, and bio-medical devices for early detection of disease signatures using nano-structured materials including conducting polymer, metal nanowires, carbon nanotubes (CNT) and graphene which are defined as smaller than 100 nm in either 1-D or 2-D size.  Nanostructured materials such as nanowire (NW), carbon nanotube (CNT), and graphene offer much promise for advances in bio-medicine and solid state device area due to possible enhanced sensitivity/selectivity and quantum confinement. 

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Research Webpage


  • Jiyong Huang, Xiliang Luo, Innam Lee, Yushi Hu, Xinyan Tracy Cui, and Minhee Yun, "Rapid real-time electrical detection of proteins using single conducting polymer nanowire-based microfluidic aptasensor", Biosensor and Bioelectronics, doi:10.1016/j.bios.2011.08.016 , 2011
  • Xiliang Luo, Innam Lee,Jiyong Huang, Minhee Yun and Xinyan Tracy Cui, "Ultrasensitive protein detection using an aptamer-functionalized single polyaniline nanowire", Chem. Comm., 47, 6368–6370 (2011)
  • Innam Lee, Xiliang Luo, Xinyan Tracy Cui, and Minhee Yun, Highly sensitive single polyaniline nanowire biosensor for the detection of immunoglobulin G and myoglobin”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 26 (7), 3297 (2011)
  • Innam Lee, SeongYong Park, David Perello, Moon J. Kim, and Minhee Yun, “Materialization of Single Multicomposite Nanowire: Entrapment of ZnO Nanoparticles in Polyaniline Nanowire”, Nanoscale Research Letters, 6, 393 (2011)
  • Woo Jong Yu, Si Young Lee, Sang Hoon Chae, David Perello, Gang Hee Han, Minhee Yun, and Young Hee Lee, “Small Hysteresis Nanocarbon-based Integrated Circuits on Flexible and Transparent Plastic Substrate”, Nano Letters, 11(3), 1344 (2011)
  • David J. Perello, Seong Chu Lim, Seung Jin Chae, Innam Lee, Moon. J. Kim, Young Hee Lee & Minhee Yun “Thermionic Field Emission Transport in Carbon Nanotube Transistors”, ACS NANO, 5 (3), 1756(2011)
  • Woo Jong Yu, Sang Hoon Chae, David Perello, Si Young Lee, Gang Hee Han, Minhee Yun, and Young Hee Lee, “Synthesis of Edge-Closed Graphene Ribbons with Enhanced Conductivity”, ACS Nano, 4 (9), pp 5480–5486 (2010)
  • David V. P. Sanchez, Phuong Huynh, Mikhail E. Kozlov, Ray H. Baughman, Radisav D. Vidic, and Minhee Yun, “Carbon Nanotube/Platinum (Pt) Sheet as an Improved Cathode for Microbial Fuel Cells”, Energy Fuels 24, 5897–5902 (2010)
  • David J. Perello, Seong Chu Lim, Seung Jin Chae, Innam Lee, Moon. J. Kim, Young Hee Lee & Minhee Yun, “Current anisotropy of carbon nanotube diodes: Voltage and work function dependence”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 96, 263107 (2010)
  • Minhee Yun, Nosang Myung, and Richard Vasquez, “Electrochemically-grown wires for individually addressable sensor arrays”, Nano Letters, 4(3), 419(2004).


PhD, Arizona State University, 1998

MSE, Arizona State University, 1996

BS, Chonbuk National University, 1992

Lab Members

Graduate Students

Innam Lee
David Perello
Jiyong Huang
Yiwen Xu
David Sanchez