Eric Yoon

B.S/M.S in Mechanical Engineering
Washington University in St. Louis 2017

Eric is a fifth year Ph.D. student interested in Biomechanics and currently studying the depth-dependent mechanics of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ).




– Yoon DH, Weber CI, Easson GW, Broz KS, Tang SY. Rapid determination of internal strains in soft tissues using an experimentally calibrated finite element model derived from magnetic resonance imaging. Quant Imaging Med Surg 2019. doi: 10.21037/qims.2019.10.16

– Kurtaliaj I, DH Yoon, L Smith; E Hoppe; V Birman; GM Genin; S Thomopoulos. Python-Inspired Grasping Teeth for Tendon-to-Bone Repair. 2019 Orthopedic Research Society meeting.

– Linderman, S.W., Golman, M., Gardner, T.R., Yoon, D.H., Birman, V., Levine, W.N., Genin, G.M. and Thomopoulos, S. Adhesive Films for Enhanced Tendon-to-Bone Repair. SB3C2017-201. Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference, June 21 – 24, Tucson, AZ, USA.

– Linderman SW, M Golman, DH Yoon, V. Birman, G.M. Genin, S. Thomopoulos. Strengthening tendon-to-bone repair with mechanically-optimized adhesives. 2017 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. San Diego, California March 19-22, 2017.

Eric is originally from Seoul, South Korea and attended Washington University in St. Louis for his undergraduate and masters degree in mechanical engineering. He enjoys sports such as soccer, tennis, squash and snowboarding.