Duck Joo Yang

Education Background

  • BS in Chemistry, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa (1972), Clark University
  • Ph.D. in Physical Inorganic Chemistry (1977), University of California, Berkeley
  • Executive MBA (1982) Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests

  • Conductive transparent coating research and their applications for displays and transparent circuits
  • Novel synthesis study of nano size particles & their applications
  • Atmospheric, continuous growth of CNTs using PECVD
  • Bio and chemical sensor research using carbon nanotubes
  • High temperature membrane research for H 2 & CH 3OH fuel cells
  • Hydrogen storage research using catalytic dehydrogenation and hydrogenation of organics
  • New 3D Imprint mask study using less than 30nm design rule

Contact Information

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 972-883-6681
Fax: 972-883-2925
Office: BE2.512
Mail Stop: BE26

Duck Joo (D.J.) Yang

Before joining U. T. Dallas in the Fall of 2003, Dr. Yang was in charge of leading Nano-Bio Business Development at the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT) as an Executive Vice President.

SAIT is the Central R&D organization in Samsung Electronics. For 1997-99, he was the Head of Chemical Sector and Vice President at the Institute, and in February, 2000, he was promoted to an Executive Vice President in covering bio/chemical fields as CRO besides managing the Chemical Sector.

Prior to Samsung, while employed at DuPont Company, he held various positions as a researcher, group leader, project/marketing manager at DuPont-U.S.A for 1978-95 and as Managing Director at DuPont-Korea for 1995-97.

While at Dupont, he received various experiences through working in the several positions in R&D, manufacturing, supply chain, project/product management and sales/marketing at Polymer Intermediates Dept., Finishes/Fabricated Products Dept., Automotive Products SBU and Electronics Materials SBU. He was an adjunct professor at the Center for Surface Science and Engineering at University of Missouri at Columbia for 1989-93. He was also a founding member of Delaware Korean School and served as Managing Principle for 1993-5.

Selected Publications

Carbon Nanotubes based Methanol sensor Kim, DW., Lee, JS., Lee, GS.,Yang., D.J., Manuscript in prep

Synthesis of Ag nano-particles by Emulsion Rahy, Abdelaziz., Yang, D.J, Manuscript in prep

One-step purification of SWCNT Rahy, Abdelaziz., Yang, D.J, in prep Rahy, Abdelaziz., Ahn, Jung-mm., Yang, D.J,

DNA immobilization on CNTs Manuscript in prep Xinyu,, Z., Lee, JS., Lee, GS., Yang, D.J., Manohar, S. K.,

Synthesis of PEDOT Nanotubes (Submitted to Journal of the American Chemical Society on August 2005). Yang, Z., Coutinho, D., Yang, D.J., Balkus, Jr., K. J., Ferraris, J. P.,

Proton-conducting membranes based on HTFSI doped PEI/SiO 2 nanocomposites (Submitted to Journal of Membrane Science in 2004). Wook, B.J., Lee, J. S., Lee, K. H. Lee, B., Yang, D. J.,

A novel method of CCl4 disposal by disproportionation with CH 4 over Pt on various supports” , Chemistry Letters, 2001, N3 (MAR 5), P264-265.Lin, T. J., Antonelli, J. A., Yang, D. J., Yasuda, H. K., Wang, F. T., 

Plasma treatment of automotive steel for corrosion protection - a dry energetic process for coatings”, Progress in Organic Coatings, 1997, 31, 351-361 . Burkett, S.L., Charlson, E.M., Charlson, E.J., Yasuda, H.K., Yang, D.J.,

The effect of cleaning procedures on surface charging of various substrates”, Semiconductor Manufacturing, IEEE Transactions, 1995, V8, N1 (FEB),10-16.

Number of US Patents Issued : 11

Updated: December 12, 2005

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