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Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering

Jen-Ming Yang

Jen-Ming Yang

Professor

Tel:+886-3-2118800 ext. 5290

E-mail:jmyang@mail.cgu.edu.tw

Fax:+886-3-2118668

Work Experience
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Visiting Scholar
2002-2003
University of California at Berkel
PD
1991
 
Academic Education
Chemical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University
Ph.D.
1990
Chemistry, Natioanl Taiwan University
B.S
1980
 
Research Interests

The synthesis or modification of polymers for biomaterials, for example, blood compatible polymers, acrylic bone cement;

Preparation of polymeric scaffold for tissue engineering;

The synthesis or modification of polymer for gas separation.

 

Recent Publications

  1. J. M. Yang, H. T. Lin, S. J. Yang, 258 (2005) “Evaluation of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) modified hydroxyl-terminated polybutadiene based polyurethane membrane”, J. Membrane Science,97-105 (Chemical Engineering 7/116, impact factor:2.108)

  2. K. Y. Suh, J. M. Yang, A. Khademhosseini, David Berry, Thanh-Nga T. Tran, H. Park, R. Langer, 72B (2005) “characteization of chemisorbed hyaluronic acid directly immobilized on solid substrates”, J. Biomed. Mater. Res.,292-298 (Biomedical Engineering 4/42, impact factor: 3.652)

  3. R. S. Lee, J. M. Yang, 43 (2005) " synthesis of three-armed poly( trans-4-hydroxy-N- benzyloxycarbonyl-L-proline)-block-poly(ε-caprolactone) copolymers ", J. Polym. Sci A: Polym.Chem., 1708-1717. (Polymer Science 6/75, impact factor: 2.773)

  4. J. M. Yang*, H. T. Lin, 243 (2004) “Properties of chitosan containing PP-g-AA-g-NIPAAm bigraft nonwoven fabric for wound dressing”, J. Membrane Science, 1-7 (Chemical Engineering 7/116, impact factor:2.108)

  5. J. M. Yang*, W. Y. Su, T. L. Leu, M. C. Yang, 236 (2004) “Evaluation of chitosan/PVA blended hydrogel membranes”, J. Membrane Science, 39-51. (Chemical Engineering 7/116, impact factor:2.108)

  6. R. S. Lee, J. M. Yang, T. F. Lin, 42 (2004) " Novel, biodegradable, functional poly(ester-carbonate)s by copolymerization of trans-4-hydroxy-L-propine with cyclic carbonate bearing a pendent carboxylic group ", J. Polym. Sci A: Polym.Chem.,2303-2312.(Polymer Science 6/75, impact factor: 2.773)

  7. K. Y. Suh, A. Khademhosseini, J. M. Yang, G.. Eng, R. Langer, 16 (2004) “Soft lithographic patterning of hyaluronic acid on hydrophilic aubstrateds using molding and printing”, Adv. Mater., 584-588. (Materials Science, Multidisciplinary 5/177, impact factor: 8.079)

  8. A. Khademhosseini, K. Y. Suh, J. M. Yang, G.. Eng, J. Yeh, S. Levengerg, R.Langer, 25 (2004) “Layer-by-layer deposition of hyaluronic acid and poly-L-lysine for patterned cell co-cultures”, Biomaterials, 3583-3592. (Biomedical Engineering 3/42, impact factor:3.799)

  9. R. S. Lee, T. F. Lin, J. M. Yang, 45 (2004) " Synthesis and characterization of novel random copolesters from trans-4-hydroxy-L-propine and functional cyclicesters",Polymer,141- 149. (Polymer Science 7/75, impact factor: 2.433)

  10. J. M. Yang*, H. T. Lin, W., T. H. Wu, C. C. Chen, 90 (2003) “ Wettability and antibacterial assessment of chitosan containing radiation induced graft nonwoven fabric of polypropylene-g-acrylic acid”, J. Appl. Polym. Sci.,1331-1336. (Polymer Science 34/75, impact factor: 1.021)

  11. J. M. Yang*, C. H. Shih, C. N. Chang, F. H. Lin, J. M. Jiang, Y. G. Hsu, W. Y. Su, L. C. See, 64A (2003) “Preparation of epoxy-SiO2 hybrid sol-gel material for bone cement”, J. Biomed. Mater. Res., 138-146. (Biomedical Engineering 4/42, impact factor: 3.652)

  12. R. S. Lee, J. M. Yang, 88 (2003) "Synthesis and characterization of degradable copoly(trans- 4-hydroxy- L-proline/ε-caprolactam), J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 3176-3182. (Polymer Science 34/75, impact factor: 1.021)

  13. R. S. Lee, T. F. Lin, J. M. Yang, 41 (2003) " Synthesis and characterization of novel poly(ester-carbonate)s by copolymerization of trans-4-hydroxy-L-proline with cyclic carbonate", J. Polym. Sci A: Polym. Chem.,1435-1443. (Polymer Science 6/72, impact factor: 2.773)

  14. J. M. Yang*, H. T. Lin, W. C. Lai, 208 (2002) “Properties of modified hydroxyl-terminated polybutadiene based polyurethane membrane”, J. Membrane Science, 105-117. (Chemical Engineering 7/116, impact factor:2.108)

  15. R. S. Lee, J. M. Yang, 34 (2002) “Synthesis of novel pseudo amino acid/functional ε-caprolactone polyesters and photo-cross-linked networks”, Polymer J, 247-252. (Polymer Science 29/75, impact factor: 1.125)

  16. R. S. Lee, J. M. Yang, 86 (2002) “Synthesis and characterization of degradable copoly(ester-amide)s: poly(trans- 4-hydroxy- L-proline -co- ε-caprolactam)”, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 1615-1621. (Polymer Science 34/75, impact factor: 1.021)

  17. R. S. Lee, J. M. Yang, 9 (2002) “Synthesis, characterization, and degradation of copolymer from trans-4-hydroxy-L-proline and L-lactide”, J. Polym. Res., 45-51. (Polymer Science 64/75, impact factor: 0.375)

  18. K. S. Chen, J.C. Tsai, C. W. Chou, M. R. Yang, J. M. Yang, 20 (2002) “Effects of additives on the photo-induced grafting polymerization of N-isopropylacrylamide gel onto PET film and PP nonwoven fabric surface”, Materials Science and Engineering C 203-208. (Materials Science, Multidisciplinary 52/177, impact factor: 1.383)

  19. J. M. Yang* and H. T. Lin, 187 (2001) "Wettability and Protein adsorption on HTPB based polyurethane films ", J. Membrane Sci.,159-169. (Chemical Engineering 7/116, impact factor: 2.108)

  20. J. M. Yang*, W. C. Lai, and H. T. Lin, 183 (2001)"Properties of HTPB based polyurethane membrane prepared by epoxidation method", J. Membrane Sci., 37-47. (Chemical Engineering 7/116, impact factor: 2.108)

  21. R. S. Lee, J. M. Yang, 39 (2001) "Pseudopoly(amino acids): copolymerization of trans-4-hydroxy-L-proline and α-hydroxy acids", J. Polym. Sci A: Polym. Chem., 724-731. (Polymer Science 6/72, impact factor: 2.773)

  22. R. S. Lee, J. M. Yang, 81 (2001) "Synthesis and characterization of novel block copolymer from trans-4-hydroxy-L-proline and poly(ethylene glycol), J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 1581-1587. (Polymer Science 34/75, impact factor: 1.021)

  23. R. S. Lee, J. M. Yang, 38 (2000), "Synthesis of trans-4-hydroxy-L-porline-based telechelic prepolymers and poly(ester-urethane)", J. Polym. Sci A: Polym. Chem., 2449-2455. (Polymer Science 6/72, impact factor: 2.773)

  24. J. M. Yang*, C. P. Chang Chian, and K. Y. Hsu, 153 (1999), “Oxygen permeation in SBS-g-DMAEMA copolymer membrane prepared by UV photografting without degassing”, J. Membrane Sci., 175-182. (Chemical Engineering 7/116, impact factor: 2.108)

  25. J. M. Yang*, H.M. Li, M.C. Yang, and C.H. Shih, 48 (1999) “Characterization of acrylic bone cement using dynamic mechanical analysis”, J. Biomed. Mater. Res. (Appl. Biomater.) 52-60. (Biomedical Engineering 4/42, impact factor: 3.652)

  26. J. M. Yang*, M. J. Huang, and T. S. Yeh, 45 (1999), “Preparation of poly(acrylic acid) modified polyurethane membrane for biomaterial by UV radiation without degassing”, J. Biomed. Mater. Res.,133-139. (Biomedical Engineering 4/42, impact factor: 3.652)

  27. R. S. Lee, J. M. Yang, and K.H. Huang, 31 (1999), "Preparation and characterization of pseudopoly(trans-4-hydroxy-L-proline ester)", Polym. J. 569-573. (Polymer Science 29/75, impact factor: 1.125)

  28. J.M. Yang*, H.M. Li, M.C. Yang, and C.H. Shih, 10 (1998) “Dynamic mechanical analysis of acrylic bone cement filled with tricalcium phosphate and polyglycolic acid”, Biomed. Eng. Appl. Basis. Comm., 320-325.

  29. H. L. Chen, J. C. Hwang, J. M. Yang, and R. C. Wang, (1998), “Simultaneous liquid-liquid demixing and crystallization and its effect on the spherulite growth in poly(ethylene terephthalate)/poly(ether imide) blends”, Polymer, 6983-6989.

  30. J. M. Yang*, J. S. Shyu, and H. L Chen, 38 (1998), “Additive modification of the polymerization and properties of an acrylic bone cement”, Polym. Eng. Sci., 530-533.

  31. J. M. Yang*, M. C. Wang, Y. G. Hsu, C. H. Chang and S. K. Lo, 138 (1998), "Preparation of heparin containing SBS-g-VP copolymer membrane for biomaterial usage", J. Membrane Sci., 19-27. (Chemical Engineering 7/116, impact factor: 2.108)

  32. J. M. Yang*, 43 (1998), “Study of polymerization of acrylic bone cement: effect of HEMA and EGDMA”, J. Biomed. Mater. Res. (Appl. Biomater.), 54-61.

  33. J. M. Yang*, Y. J. Jong, K. Y. Hsu, and C. H. Chang, 39 (1998), “Preparation and characterization of heparin containing SBS-g-DMAEMA copolymer membrane”, J. Biomed. Mater. Res., 86-91.

  34. J. M. Yang*, P. Y. Huang, and M. C. Yang, 38 (1997) “Effect of MMA-g-UHMWPE grafted fiber on mechanical properties of acrylic bone cement”, J. Biomed. Mater. Res. (Appl. Biomater.), 361-369.

  35. J. M. Yang*, H. S. Chen, Y. G. Hsu, F. H. Lin and Y. H. Chang, 251 (1997), “Organic-inorganic hybrid sol-gel materials,2: application for dental composites”, Angew. Makromol. Chem., 61-72.

  36. J. M. Yang*, H. S. Chen, Y. G. Hsu, and W. Wang, 251 (1997), “Organic-inorganic hybrid sol-gel materials,1: preparation and characterization”, Angew. Makromol. Chem., 49-60.

  37. J. M. Yang*, 18 (1997), “Polymerization of acrylic bone cement using differential scanning calorimetry”, Biomaterials, 1293-1298.

  38. J. M. Yang*, P. Y. Huang, M. C. Yang, and W. Wang, 65 (1997), "The grafting of methyl methacrylate onto ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene fiber by plasma and UV treatment", J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 365-371.

  39. J. M. Yang*, M. C Wang, Y. G. Hsu and C. H. Chang, 65 (1997) “ Preparation of SBS-g-VP copolymer membrane by UV radiation without degassing”, J. Appl. Polym. Sci.,109-116.

  40. J. M. Yang*, C. S. Lu, Y. G. Hsu, and C. H Shih, 38 (1997), “Mechanical properties of acrylic bone cement containing PMMA-SiO2 hybrid sol-gel material”, J. Biomed. Mater. Res. (Appl. Biomater.), 143-154.

  41. J. M. Yang*, J. S. Shyu, and H. L. Chen, 37 (1997), “ Polymerization of acrylic bone cement investigated by differential scanning calorimetry : effects of heating rate and TCP content”, Polym. Eng. Sci., 1182-1187.

  42. J. M. Yang, H .L. Chen, J. W. You, and J. C. Hwang, 29 (1997), “Miscibility and crystallization of poly(L-lactide)/poly(ethylene glycol) and poly(L-lactide)/poly(ε-caprolactone) blends”, Polym. J. 657-662.

  43. J. M. Yang*, C. S. Lu, and Y. G. Hsu, 245 (1997), “Effect of tricalcium phosphate, hydroxyethyl methacrylate, and ethylene glycol dimethacrylate on the mechanical properties of acrylic bone cement”, Angew. Makromol. Chem., 49-62.

  44. C. C. Tsai, J. M. Yang, Y. L. Tang, C. N. Chen. and H. W. Sung 17 (1997), “Characterizations of biological tissues modified by covalently immobilized heparin”, Chinese J. Med. Biol. Eng., 73-81.

  45. J. M. Yang*, M. C. Wang, Y. G. Hsu, and C. H. Chang, 128 (1997), "The properties of SBS-g-VP copolymer membrane prepared by UV photografting without degassing", J. Membrane Sci., 133-140.

  46. J. M. Yang*, Y. J. Jong, and K. Y. Hsu, 35 (1997) “ Preparation and properties of SBS-g-DMAEMA copolymer membrane by ultraviolet radiation”, J. Biomed. Mater. Res., 175-180.

  47. J. M. Yang*, P. Y. Huang, and M. C. Yang, 4 (1997), “The effect of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene fiber on the mechanical properties of acrylic bone cement”, J. Polym. Res., 41-46.

  48. H. L. Chen, D. J. Liaw, J. S. Tsai, J. S. Shyu and J. M. Yang, 28 (1996), "Miscible blends of polystyrene and poly(ε-caprolactone) with phenylacetylene carbon monoxide alternating copolymer", Polym. J., 976-979.

  49. J. M. Yang*, J. W. You, H. L. Chen, and C. H. Shih, 33 (1996), “Calorimetric characterization of the formation of acrylic type bone cements”, J. Biomed. Mater. Res., (Appl. Biomater.), 83-88.

  50. J. M. Yang* and G. H. Hsiue, 31 (1996), “Radiation-induced graft copolymer SBS-g-VP for biomaterial usage”, J. Biomed. Mater. Res., 281-286.

  51. J. M. Yang*, G. H. Hsiue, and H. L. Chen, 36 (1996), "Effect of Casting Solvents on the Morphology and Properties of Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene Triblock Copolymer Membranes", Polym. Eng. Sci., 425-430.

  52. J. M. Yang* and G. H. Hsiue, 231 (1995), "Modified styrene-diene-styrene triblock copolymers for oxygen permeation", Angew. Makromol. Chem., 1-14.

  53. G. H. Hsiue, W. L. Hsu and J. M. Yang, 217 (1994), "Modified styrene-isoprene-styrene block copolymer membranes complexed with cobalt-containing schiff's bases for oxygen permeation', Angew. Makromol. Chem.,31-41.

  54. J. M. Yang*, and G. H. Hsiue, 87 (1994), "Modified styrene-butadiene-styrene block copolymer membranes complexed with (N,N'-disalicylideneethylendiamine) cobalt ( II ) for oxygen permeation: polymeric axial ligand effect", J. Membrane Sci., 233-244.

  55. G. H. Hsiue and J. M. Yang, 31 (1993), "Polymeric Complexed Membranes Used as Oxygen Carrier: Axial and In-Plane Ligand Effects", J Polym. Sci. Pol. Chem., 1457-1466.

  56. J. M. Yang and G. H. Hsiue, 24 (1991), "Epoxidized Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene Block Copolymer Membrane Complexes with Cobalt Schiff Bases for Oxygen Permeation", Macromolecules, 4010-4016.

  57. G. H. Hsiue, T. L. Perng, and J. M. Yang, 42 (1991), "Nwe Peracid-Type Polymeric Initiator for Radical Polymerization", J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 1899-1904.

  58. G. H. Hsiue and J. M. Yang, 192 (1991), "Membrane of (polystyrene –block – polybutadiene -block-polystyrene)-graft-poly(2-vinylpyridine) complexed with cobalt-containing Schiff's bases for oxygen permeation", Makromol. Chem., 2687-2699.

  59. G. H. Hsiue, and J. M. Yang, 28 (1990), "Epoxidation of Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene Block Copolymer and Use for Gas Permeation", J. Polym. Sci. Pol. Chem., 3761-3773.

  60. G. H. Hsiue, J. M. Yang, P. S. Lee, and C. Y. Liaw, 28 (1990), "Membrane of Epoxidied Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene Block Copolymer Complexing with (N,N'-disalicylideneethylenediamine) Cobalt ( II ) and Use for Oxygen Permeation", J. Polym. Sci. Pol. Chem., 3363-3375.

  61. J. M. Yang and G. H. Hsiue, 41 (1990), "Oxygen Permeation in SBS-g-VP Membrane and Effect of Facilitated Oxygen Carrier", J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 1141-1150.

  62. J. M. Yang and G. H. Hsiue, 39 (1990), "Radiation-Induced Graft Polymerization of 4-Vinyl Pyridine to Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene Triblock Copolymer", J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 1475-1484.

  63. J. M. Yang and G. H. Hsiue, 179 (1990), "SBS/VP Homograft Membrane for Oxygen Enrichment", Angew. Makromol. Chem., 99-111.

  64. G. H. Hsiue, J. M. Yang, R. L. Wu, 22 (1988), "Preparation and properties of a biomaterial : HEMA grafted SBS by -ray irradiation", J. Biomed. Mater. Res., 405-415.