Samueli School of Engineering
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-2575
Yee's research focuses on the materials science aspects of polymers and soft materials, particularly on how they are used to impact nanotechnology. His recent projects include nanoimprinting and nanopatterning using polymers; biomedical, micro- and nano-devices fabricated from polymers; and fracture, failure and toughening of polymers, composites, and nanocomposites.
Yee has experience in industry as well as academe. He was a research scientist at General Electric Research Lab, and served on the faculty of the
Yee’s research group is highly diverse. He has had Ph.D. students from chemistry, physics, materials science, chemical engineering, and mechanical engineering. His former students now all have successful careers in chemical, microelectronics, and automotive industries, in patent law, as well as in several universities.