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: 

Jinchen Han

Graduate Student
538A Benedum Hall, Pittsburgh PA, 15213


Mechanical Engineering
University of Pittsburgh

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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