Stephanie Lee

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Building: Burchard
Room: 407
Phone: 201.216.3591
Fax: 201.216.8306
Email: stephanie.lee@stevens.edu
Website
Education
  • Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering) - 2012, Princeton University
  • M.A. (Chemical Engineering) - 2009, Princeton University
  • B.S. (Chemical Engineering - 2007, MIT
Research

Solution-processable materials for renewable energy applications, nanostructured materials, hybrid polymers, crystal engineering

Experience
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, New York University, September 2012 – July 2014
  • Course Instructor, New York University, September 2012 – May 2014
Honors & Awards
  • Postdoctoral and Transition Program for Academic Diversity Fellowship (2012-2014)
  • National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (2009-2012)
  • American Physical Society Frank J. Padden Award finalist (2011)
  • Schowalter Travel Fund Award (2011)
  • Wu Travel Fund Award (2009)
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Society (2007)
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars (2007)
Professional Societies
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Materials Research Society
  • American Physical Society
Grants, Contracts & Funds

"Higher Efficiency Organic Solar Cells via Continuous Processing under Optimum Shearing Conditions." National Science Foundation, Division of  Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (Award #1635284)

Selected Publications
Journals
  1. X. Kong, K. Shayan, S. Lee, C. Ribeiro, S. Strauf, S.S. Lee. (2018). "Remarkable Long-Term Stability of Nanoconfined Metal-Halide Perovskite Crystals against Degradation and Polymorph Transitions", Nanoscale, 10, 8320.  Article  .
  2. K. Shayan, C. Rabut, X. Kong, X. Li, Y. Luo, K. Mistry, J. Blackburn, S.S. Lee, S. Strauf. (2018). "Broadband light collection efficiency enhancement of carbon nanotube excitons coupled to metallodielectric antenna arrays", ACS Photonics, 5, 289.  Article  .
  3. X. Bai, K. Zong, J. Ly, J.S. Mehta, M. Hand, K. Molnar, S. Lee, B. Kahr, J.M. Mativetsky, A. Briseno, S.S. Lee. (2017). "Orientation control of solution-processed organic semiconductor crystals to improve out-of-plane charge mobility", Chemistry of Materials, 29, 7571.  Article  .
  4. S. Lee, J. Feldman, S.S. Lee. (2016). "Nanoconfined crystallization of MAPbI3 to probe crystal evolution and stability", Crystal Growth & Design, 16, 4744.
  5. K.A. Collins, X. Zhong, P.C. Song, N.R. Little, M.D. Ward, S.S. Lee. (2015). "Electric Field-Induced Reversible Phase Transitions in Two-Dimensional Colloidal Crystals", Langmuir, 31, 10411.  Article  .
  6. A.G. Shtukenberg, S.S. Lee, B. Kahr, M.D. Ward. (2014). "Manipulating crystallization with molecular additives", Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 5, 77.  Article  .
  7. S.S. Lee, J.M. Mativetsky, M.A. Loth, J.E. Anthony, Y.-L. Loo. (2012). "Charge transport across interspherulite boundaries in solution-processed organic semiconductor thin films", ACS Nano, 6, 9879.  Article  .
  8. S.S. Lee, S. Muralidharan, A.R. Woll, M.A. Loth, Z. Li, J.E. Anthony, M. Haataja, Y.-L. Loo. (2012). "Controlling nucleation in binary, solution-processed organic semiconductor thin films", Chemistry of Materials, 24, 2920.  Article  .
  9. S.S. Lee, S.B. Tang, D.-M. Smilgies, A.R. Woll, M.A. Loth, J.M. Mativetsky, J.E. Anthony, Y.-L. Loo. (2012). "Guiding crystallization around bends and sharp corners", Advanced Materials, 24, 2692.  Article  .
  10. S.S. Lee, M.A. Loth, J.E. Anthony, Y.-L. Loo. (2012). "Orientation-independent charge transport in single spherulites from solution-processed organic semiconductors", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134, 5436.  Article  .
  11. S. Avasthi, S.S. Lee, Y.-L. Loo, J.C Sturm. (2011). "Role of majority and minority carrier barriers silicon/organic hybrid heterojunction solar cells", Advanced Materials, 23, 5762.  Article  .
  12. S.S. Lee, Y.-L. Loo. (2010). "Structural complexities in the active layers of organic electronics", Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 59, 1.  Article  .
  13. J.B. Kim, S.S. Lee, M. Toney, Z. Chen, A. Facchetti, Y.S. Kim, Y.-L. Loo. (2010). "Reversible soft-contact lamination and delamination for non-invasive fabrication and characterization of bulk-heterojunction and bilayer organic solar cells", Chemistry of Materials, 22, 4931.  Article  .
  14. S.S. Lee, C.S. Kim, E.D. Gomez, B. Purushothaman, M.F. Toney, C. Wang, A. Hexemer, J.E. Anthony, Y.-L. Loo. (2009). "Controlling nucleation and crystallization in solution-processed organic semiconductors for thin-film transistors", Advanced Materials, 21, 3605.  Article  .
  15. C.S. Kim, S.S. Lee, E.D. Gomez, J. Kim, Y.-L. Loo. (2009). "Transient photovoltaic behavior of air-stable, inverted organic solar cells with solution-processed electron transport layer", Applied Physics Letters, 94, 113302.  Article  .
Courses
  • CHE 234 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics