BioMates: Biologically-inspired Materials and Engineering Systems

Welcome to the Yum Research Group in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington. Our research focuses on integrating man-made and nature's micro/nanoscale materials, processes, and systems for engineering innovation. We work on research projects at the intersection of physical sciences and engineering and life sciences and biomedicine at the micro/nanoscale:
  • Biologically-inspired micro/nanoscale materials and systems
  • Nanobiotechnology
  • Micro/nano-biomanufacturing

Research Opportunities

We are looking for highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral research associates with a background in materials science, mechanical engineering, bioengineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, physics, or chemistry. If interested, please contact Professor Yum at