Sang-Hyun Oh


Research Area: Biomedical and Biological Computational Methods, Devices, and System; Energy Systems and Power Electronics; Fields, Photonics, Magnetic Recording Technology; Micro and Nanostructures

5-119 Keller Hall

Area of Expertise:

Microfluidic biotechnology, optical biosensors, plasmonics. Optics at the nanoscale. Nanofabrication

Faculty Affiliations:

Institute of Engineering in Medicine; Nano and Micro Applications Center; Graduate Faculty – Department of Biomedical Engineering


Ph.D., Applied Physics, 2001, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States
B.S., Physics, 1996, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, Korea


Sanford P. Bordeau Chair in Electrical Engineering (2016)
DARPA Young Faculty Award (2011)
Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Award (2011)
NSF CAREER Award (2011)
American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund Doctoral New Investigator Award (2009)
3M Faculty Award (2008)



My research goal is work at the interface between biology and technology, and to develop new tools for biomedical discovery process by using nanofabrication and photonics.


Daehan Yoo, Ngoc-Cuong Nguyen, Luis Martin-Moreno, Daniel A. Mohr, Sol Carretero-Palacios, Jonah Shaver, Jaime Peraire, Thomas W. Ebbesen, and Sang-Hyun Oh
High-Throughput Fabrication of Resonant Metamaterials with Ultra-Small Coaxial Apertures via Atomic Layer Lithography
Nano Letters (2016) 16, 2040-2046.

Xiaoshu Chen, Cristian Ciracì, David R. Smith, and Sang-Hyun Oh
Nanogap-enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy with Template-stripped Wafer-scale Arrays of Buried Plasmonic Cavities
Nano Letters (2015) 15, 107-113.

Avijit Barik, Lauren M. Otto, DaeHan Yoo, Jincy Jose, Timothy W. Johnson, and Sang-Hyun Oh
Dielectrophoresis-enhanced plasmonic sensing with gold nanohole arrays
Nano Letters (2014) 14, 2006-2012.

Xiaoshu Chen, Hyeong-Ryeol Park, Matthew Pelton, Xianji Piao, Nathan C. Lindquist, Hyunsoon Im, Yun Jung Kim, Jae Sung Ahn, Kwang Jun Ahn, Namkyoo Park, Dai-Sik, Kim, and Sang-Hyun Oh, “Atomic layer lithography of wafer-scale nanogap arrays for extreme confinement of electromagnetic waves” Nature Communications (2013) 4, 2361

Timothy W. Johnson, Zachary J. Lapin, Ryan Beams, Nathan C. Lindquist, Sergio G. Rodrigo, Lukas Novotny, and Sang-Hyun Oh “Highly reproducible near-field optical imaging with sub-20-nm resolution based on template-stripped gold pyramids,” ACS Nano (2012) 6, 9168-9174

Prashant Nagpal, Nathan C. Lindquist, Sang-Hyun Oh, David J. Norris Ultrasmooth Patterned Metals for Plasmonics and Metameterials Science 325, 594-597 (2009)