Stephanie S. Lee *12, CHE

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, New York University
Affiliated Professor, NYU Tandon Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Future Faculty Workshop Speaker

Stephanie Lee joined the Department of Chemistry at New York University as an associate professor in January 2021 and is an affiliated professor of the NYU Tandon Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. She received a BS in chemical engineering from MIT in 2007 and a PhD in chemical engineering and materials science from Princeton University in 2012. She was a Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow in the Molecular Design Institute at NYU from 2012-2014 before joining Stevens Institute of Technology as an assistant professor.

Her research group studies the crystal engineering of solution-processable semiconductors for emerging optoelectronic applications, including flexible displays and photovoltaics. Their strategies involve the use of solution rheology to monitor and control semiconducting polymer network formation, scaffold-directed crystallization of small molecules into vertical crystal arrays and nanoconfined crystallization to shift the thermodynamics and stability of metal-halide perovskites for high performance solar cells. Lee is a recipient of the Stevens Early Career Award for Research Excellence and a 2019 NSF CAREER awardee.

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