Sangwoo Lee

Assistant Professor
Contact Information
Office: Ricketts 131
Phone: 518-276-8676
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2011
B.S. Chemical Engineering, Seoul National University, 2003
Sangwoo Lee received his bachelor degree in chemical engineering from the Seoul National University, South Korea in 2003. After working at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology, he started his graduate study in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Minnesota. He earned his Ph. D. degree in 2011 and continued to work as a research associate in the same department. He joined the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Rensselaer in 2014.
Research Interests
Lee group focuses on the self-assembly of macromolecules and nanoparticles to understand the structure and property relationships in hybrid nanoscale materials. Major group interests are thermodynamics and kinetics in macromolecular self-assembly, materials synthesis, and structure characterizations. His group utilizes extensive experimental techniques to reveal fundamental and important knowledge in macromolecular science and engineering.

Keywords: Polymers, Nanoparticles, Nanotechnology, Self-assembly, Symmetries, Soft materials, Surfactants.