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Research interests

Inorganic & Nano Chemistry

Personal profile

1988 – 1993 Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1985 – 1987 M.S. Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

1981 – 1985 B.S. Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

Professional Information

2009 – present Senior Editor of Accounts of Chemical Research (ACS)

2010 – present Editorial Advisory Board Member of Nano Letters (ACS)

2013 – present Editorial Advisory Board Member of Horizons Chemistry (ACS)

2008 – 2011     Editorial Board Member of J. of Materials Chemistry (ACS)

2015 – present Director of Center for Nanomedicine

2010 – present Director of National Creative Research Initiative Center for Evolutionary Nanoparicles

2008 – present Horace G. Underwood Professor, Yonsei University

2002 – present Professor, Yonsei University

1998 – 2002    Assistant and Associate Professor, KAIST

1995 – 1998    Staff Research Associate, UCLA

1993 – 1995   Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California Berkeley

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Research Output 1989 2019

Megahertz-wave-transmitting conducting polymer electrode for device-to-device integration

Kim, T., Kim, G., Kim, H., Yoon, H. J., Kim, T., Jun, Y., Shin, T. H., Kang, S., Cheon, J., Hwang, D., Min, B. W. & Shim, W., 2019 Dec 1, In : Nature communications. 10, 1, 653.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conducting polymers
conducting polymers
Equipment and Supplies

Small, Clickable, and Monovalent Magnetofluorescent Nanoparticles Enable Mechanogenetic Regulation of Receptors in a Crowded Live-Cell Microenvironment

Kwak, M., Gu, W., Jeong, H., Lee, H., Lee, J. U., An, M., Kim, Y. H., Lee, J. H., Cheon, J. & Jun, Y. W., 2019 Jun 12, In : Nano letters. 19, 6, p. 3761-3769 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


2D Crystals in Three Dimensions: Electronic Decoupling of Single-Layered Platelets in Colloidal Nanoparticles

Kempt, R., Kuc, A., Han, J. H., Cheon, J. & Heine, T., 2018 Dec 20, In : Small. 14, 51, 1803910.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surface-Active Agents
Surface active agents
Blood Platelets
3 Citations (Scopus)

Activation of the Basal Plane in Two Dimensional Transition Metal Chalcogenide Nanostructures

Han, J. H., Kim, H. K., Baek, B., Han, J., Ahn, H. S., Baik, M. H. & Cheon, J., 2018 Oct 24, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 140, 42, p. 13663-13671 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transition metals
Lewis Acids

A magnetic resonance tuning sensor for the MRI detection of biological targets

Shin, T. H., Kang, S., Park, S., Choi, J. S., Kim, P. K. & Cheon, J., 2018 Nov 1, In : Nature Protocols. 13, 11, p. 2664-2684 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnetic resonance
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Imaging techniques


2012 POSCO ChungAm Prize

Jinwoo Cheon (Recipient), 2012 Mar 28

Prize: Honorary award

2015 Ho-Am Prize

Jinwoo Cheon (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Honorary award