Sangyeop Lee

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015
  • Transport phenomena of heat, charge, and mass – simulation and experimental characterization of nanoscale transport; thermal transport in novel materials including 2D layered materials, phase change materials, ferroelectric materials, and soft matters; transport phenomena at interface; multi-scale simulation from nano to macroscale
  • Solid-state energy conversion – thermoelectrics; electrochemistry; electrocalorics
Selected Publications: 

Amirreza Hashemi

Graduate Student
3700 O'Hara St, Pittsburgh PA, 15213


Mechanical Engineering
University of Pittsburgh
Most Cited Publications
  1. "Enhanced thermoelectric figure of merit of p-type half" X Yan, G Joshi, W Liu, Y Lan, H Wang, S Lee - Nano, 2010 - ACS Publications
  2. "Biological imaging of HEK293 cells expressing PLCγ1 using surface-enhanced Raman microscopy" S Lee, S Kim, J Choo, SY Shin, YH Lee - Analytical, 2007 - ACS Publications
  3. "Highly sensitive immunoassay of lung cancer marker carcinoembryonic antigen using surface-enhanced Raman scattering of hollow gold nanospheres" H Chon, S Lee, SW Son, CH Oh, J Choo - Analytical chemistry, 2009 - ACS Publications
  4. "Enhancement of thermoelectric figure-of-merit by resonant states of aluminium doping in lead selenide", H Wang, B Yu, Q Zhang, Z Tian, G Ni, S Lee - Energy &, 2012 -
  5. "Resonant bonding leads to low lattice thermal conductivity" S Lee, K Esfarjani, T Luo, J Zhou, Z Tian - Nature, 2014 -
Recent Publications
  1. "Machine-learning-based interatomic potential for phonon transport in perfect crystalline Si and crystalline Si with vacancies." Banaei, H., Guo, R., Hashemi, A., & Lee, S. PHYSICAL REVIEW MATERIALS, 3(7). 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.3.074603.

  2. "Hydrodynamic Phonon Transport: Past, Present, and Prospect." Lee, S., & Li, X. (2019). In Nanoscale Energy Transport: Emerging Phenomena, Methods, and Applications, Liao, B. (Ed.). Institute of Physics Publishing

  3. "Thermal Resistance by Transition Between Collective and Non-Collective Phonon Flows in Graphitic Materials,"  S Lee, X Li, and R Guo.  Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering (2019)

  4. "Crossover of ballistic, hydrodynamic, and diffusive phonon transport in suspended graphene,"  X Li and S LeePhys Rev B (2019)

  5. "Role of hydrodynamic viscosity on phonon transport in suspended graphene."     Li, X., Lee, S. Physical Review B 97(9),094309 (2018).

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