Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
1495 E 100 S RM 1550
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Yong Lin Kong is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah (2018 – Present). Previously, he was a postdoctoral associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2016 - 2017), working with Professor Robert S. Langer & Giovanni Traverso . He received a B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering with First Class Honors from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2010), a M.A. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University (2012) and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science from Princeton University (2016) with Professor Michael C. McAlpine and Professor Howard A. Stone. His research is focused on the fabrication of biomedical devices and the printing of nanomaterial-based functional devices. He is a recipient of the Technology Review Innovators Under 35 Asia Award, Materials Research Society Graduate Student Award, The Daniel & Florence Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, Sayre Graduate Prize, and the HKUST Academic Achievement Medal. He is also a recipient of Kaufman Teaching Certificate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2017) and an active invited journal reviewer for Advanced Materials, Nano Letters, ACS Nano, Small, Advanced Healthcare Materials, Scientific Reports, Langmuir, Advanced Materials Technologies with a total of more than 50 reviews.