Kyusang Lee headshot

Kyusang Lee

Assistant Professor
Unit: School of Engineering and Applied Science
Department: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Office location and address
Thornton Hall E-216
351 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
B.S. Electrical Engineering, Korea University, 2005
M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2009
Ph.D Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan, 2014
Post-Doc Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017

Kyusang Lee is currently an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering departments at University of Virginia. He received his B.S. degree from Korea University in 2005, M.S. degree from Johns Hopkins University in 2009, and Ph.D. degree from University of Michigan in 2014, all in Electrical Engineering. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan, and a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His research interests highlight the use of organic and inorganic materials in optoelectronic devices, with a particular emphasis on applications for solar energy conversion and imaging. He is the recipient of the best student presentation award at the IEEE 38th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference and the UMEI postdoctoral fellowship.

CAREER: Bionic Eye: Heterogeneous Integration of Hemispherical Image Sensor with Artificial Neural Network
Source: U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)
February 01, 2020 – January 31, 2025
Collaborative Research: Nanomanufacturing of Wafer-Scale 2D Materials : From multilayer precisely into monolayers
Source: U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)
August 15, 2018 – July 31, 2021
3D hetero-integrated image sensor via remote epitaxy and 2D layer transfer
Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
July 01, 2020 – June 30, 2021
Heterogeneously Integrated 2D materials based Neuromorphic Computing Chip
Source: Manufacturing Techniques Inc
May 13, 2019 – March 05, 2020
ENGR 2500: Introduction to Nanoscience and Technology
Credits: 3
A hands-on introduction to nanoscience for students of all majors: Microfabrication, nanoscale chemical and biological self-assembly, applications, technological and ethical challenges; Labs ranging from use of scanning tunneling and atomic force microscopes to DNA fingerprinting. No prerequisites. Lecture/discussion meeting + one lab. For first two weeks of registration, enrollment will be limited to 1st and 2nd years (then opened to all).
ECE 2630: ECE Fundamentals I
Credits: 4
Electrical circuits with linear applications of passive and active elements; Kirchhoff's voltage and current laws to derive circuit equations; solutions for first- and second-order transient and DC steady-state responses; AC steady-state analysis; frequency and time domain signal representations; Fourier series; phasor methods; complex impedance; transfer functions; Thevenin/Norton equivalent models; controlled sources. Prerequisite: APMA 1110.
ECE 6502: Special Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Credits: 3
A first-level graduate course covering a topic not normally covered in the graduate course offerings. The topic will usually reflect new developments in the electrical and computer engineering field. Offering is based on student and faculty interests. Prerequisite:  Instructor permission.
ECE 6505: Electrical and Computer Engineering Seminar
Credits: 1
This one-hour weekly seminar course features presentations given by ECE faculty members, to introduce various research areas, topics, and advances in Electrical and Computer Engineering.  It is a one-credit course required for all first-year ECE graduate students. 
MSE 6592: Topics in Material Science
Credits: 3
A study of special subjects related to developments in materials science under the direction of members of the staff. Offered as required under the guidance of a faculty member.
ECE 6993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–3
Detailed study of graduate course material on an independent basis under the guidance of a faculty member.
MSE 7820: Materials Science Seminar
Credits: 1
Broad topics and in-depth subject treatments are presented. The course is related to research areas in materials science and involves active student participation.
ECE 8897: Graduate Teaching Instruction
Credits: 1–12
For master's students.
MSE 8999: Masters Degree Research
Credits: 1–12
Formal record of student commitment to master's thesis research under the guidance of a faculty advisor. May be repeated as necessary.
ECE 9897: Graduate Teaching Instruction
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral students.
ECE 9999: Dissertation
Credits: 1–12
Formal record of student commitment to doctoral research under the guidance of a faculty advisor. May be repeated as necessary.
MSE 9999: PHD Dissertation Research
Credits: 1–12
Formal record of student commitment to doctoral research under the guidance of a faculty advisor. May be repeated as necessary.

Best Student Presentation Award at IEEE PVSC conference 2012