Won, You-Yeon

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Innovation Title Categories Lead Inventor
Synthetic Lung Surfactant for Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  1. Pharmaceuticals
  2. Medical/Health
Won, You-Yeon
Super-Stable Encapsulated Gold Nanorods as Cancer Theranostics
  1. Biotechnology
Won, You-Yeon
Gas Aided Imaging Using Amphiphilic Block Copolymers
  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Biomedical Engineering
Won, You-Yeon


Dr. You-Yeon Won is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University. Dr. Won earned a B.S. from Seoul National University and a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. In 2012 to 2013, Dr. Won was appointed a Bindley Research Fellow, and in 2008, he received the 3M Nontenured Faculty Award. His research currently focuses on developing new nanomaterials to treat cancer and infant diseases.

For additional information, visit Dr. You-Yeon Won's Purdue website: https://engineering.purdue.edu/ChE/People/ptProfile?id=11263