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Sangcheol Kim, Ph.D.

Research Interests

  • Nanostructured materials for energy generation and storage

  • Interfacial structure and dynamics in fuel cell membranes and electrodes

  • Characterization of materials confined in nanoscale space using reflectivity and microscopy

  • Template-directed self-assembly and crystallization

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(Left) Thermally-stimulated scanning probe microscopy of partially crosslinked NIL resist confined in 350 nm space. (Right) PEO dendrite replicating hexagonal-packed cylindrical nanostructure of underlying PS-b-PEO thin film.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Physical Society

  • Materials Research Society

  • American Chemical Society
  • The International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE)

Awards and Honors

  • MRS Travel Fellowship "Synthesis and surface engineering of three-dimensional nanostructures" (2008 Fall)

  • KOSEF International Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2003)

  • IR52 Chang Young Shil Award honored by LG Cable (2000)

Photo of Sangcheol Kim


Guest Researcher
Polymers Division
Electronics Materials Group

Employment History:

2003-2005: Postdoctoral Research Associate, MC-CAM, University of California, Santa Barbara
1999-2001: Senior Research Scientist, Project Leader, Insulation Materials Group, LG Cable


Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, 1999


Phone: 301-975-8337
Email: sangcheol.kim@nist.gov
Fax: 301-975-3928