Yin Yeh

Position Title
Professor Emeritus of Applied Science

Department of Applied Science, College of Engineering

225 Walker Hall

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Applied Science - Engineering

Honors and Awards

  • JSPS Senior Faculty Fellowship, 2000.

    Professional Societies

    • Biophysical Society
    • American Physical society
    • SPIE
    • Sigma Xi


    • 1960 BS Physics Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1965 PhD Physics Columbia University


    Yeh Y. and Feeney, R.E.. 1996. Antifreeze proteins: Structures and mechanisms of function. . Chemical Reviews. 96:601-617

    Bianco, P.R., Brewer, L.R., Corzett, M., Balhorn, R., Yeh, Y. Kowalczykowski, S.C., & Baskin, R.J., (2001). Processive translocation and DNA unwinding by individual RecBCD enzyme molecules, Nature 409: 374-378.

    Zepeda, S., Orme, C., & Yeh, Y. (2001). Atomic force microscope chamber for in situ studies of ice. Rev. Sci. Instru., 72:4159-4163.

    Tsvetkova, N.M., Phillips, B.L., Krishnan, V.V., Feeney, R.E., Fink, W.H., Crowe, J.H., Risbud, S.H., Tablin, F. & Yeh, Y., (2002). Dynamics of antifreeze glycoproteins in the presence of ice. Biophys. J. 82:464-473.

    Nguyen, D.H., Fink, W.H., Colvin, M.E., Yeh, Y. & Feeney, R.E., (2002) Role of intermolecular interactions to the mechanism of action of winter flounder antifreeze protein. Biophys. J. 82:2892-2905.

    Noy, A., Zepeda, S., Orme, C.A., Yeh, Y. & De Yoreo, J.J., (2003) Entropic barriers in nanoscale adhesion studied by variable temperature chemical force microscopy. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 125: 1356-1362.

    Zepeda, S., Yeh, Y. & Noy, A., (2003) Determination of energy barriers for intermolecular interactions by variable temperature dynamic force spectroscopy. Langmuir 19: 1457-1461.