Prof. Lee studies nuclear fuel materials, reactor safety, and various solid-fluid interface phenomena in extreme environments. His research interests include nuclear fuel materials, advanced reactor analysis including SMRs, energy system materials, spent fuel safety, enriched uranium market, and nuclear power plant construction management.
Prof. Lee received a B.S. from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in 2009, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2011 and 2013, respectively. Prior to joining Seoul National University, he served as an assistant professor at the University of New Mexico and a postdoctoral research fellow at KAIST.