Dr. Eunseok Lee

Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department


Dr. Eunseok Lee is currently an Assistant Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville. He was a Chemist Postdoctoral Fellow at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a senior researcher at Computational Modeling Consultants, Inc. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering with minor in Physics from Stanford University and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Seoul National University. He has participated in several scientific programs funded by federal agencies: Batteries for Advanced Transportation Technologies (BATT), Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) at Stanford, and Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC). He has also collaborated with many industrial partners: GM, P&G, Envia Systems, and Honda.

Dr. Eunseok Lee's Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Eunseok Lee's Research Webpage.


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2011
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2005
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, 2001

Classes Taught

Honors & Awards

  • New Faculty Research award (2015) – University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • Samsung Scholarship (2005-2009) – Samsung LeeGunHee Scholarship Foundation (currently, Samsung Scholarship Foundation)


  • Jung-Hyun Kim, Ashfia Huq, Miaofang Chi, Nicholas P.W. Pieczonka, Eunseok Lee, Misle Tessema, Craig A. Bridges, Arumugam Manthiram, Kristin A. Persson, Bob R. Powell, "Integrated Nano-Domains of Disordered and Ordered Spinel Phases in LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 for Li-Ion Batteries", Chemistry of Materials 26, 4377-4386 (2014).
  • Eunseok Lee and Kristin Persson, "Structural and Chemical Evolution of the Layered Li-excess LixMnO3 as a function of Li content from First-Principles Calculations", Advanced Energy Materials 4, 1400498 (2014).
  • Eunseok Lee and Kristin Persson, "First-principles study of the nano-scaling effect on the electrochemical behavior in LixNi0.5Mn1.5O4", Nanotechnology 24, 424007 (2013).
  • Eunseok Lee and Kristin Persson, "Solid-Solution Li Intercalation as a Function of Cation Order/Disorder in the High-Voltage LixNi0.5Mn1.5O4 Spinel", Chemistry of Materials 25, 2885 (2013).
  • Eunseok Lee and Kristin Persson, "Li Absorption and Intercalation in Single Layer Graphene and Few Layer Graphene by First Principles", Nano Letters 12, 4624 (2012).
  • Eunseok Lee and Kristin Persson, "Revealing the coupled cation interactions behind the electrochemical profile of LixNi0.5Mn1.5O4", Energy & Environmental Science 5, 6047-6051 (2012).
  • Eunseok Lee, Friedrich B. Prinz, and Wei Cai, "Ab initio kinetic Monte Carlo model of ionic conduction in bulk Yttria-stabilized zirconia", Modeling Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng. 20, 065006 (2012).