Peer-Reviewed Publications

(undergraduate co-authors are underlined)

33. Shea Foley, Elizabeth Miller, Samuel Braziel, and Sunghee Lee, “Molecular Organization in Mixed SOPC and SDPC Model Membranes: Water Permeability Studies of Polyunsaturated Lipid Bilayers”, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)- Biomembranes, 1862 (2020) 183365.

32. Lee, Sunghee, Good to the Last Drop: Interfacial Droplet Chemistry, from Crystals to Biological Membranes, Acc. Chem. Res., 2018, 51 (10), 2524–2534.

31. Lopez, Maria; Denver, Jacqueline; Evangelista, Sue Ellen; Armetta, Alessandra; Di Domizio, Gabriella; Lee, Sunghee “Effects of Acyl Chain Unsaturation on Activation Energy of Water Permeability Across Droplet Bilayers of Homologous Monoglycerides: Role of Cholesterol” Langmuir, 2018, 34(5), 2147-2157.

30. Samuel Braziel, Kalen Sullivan, and Sunghee Lee. “Quantitative Raman microspectroscopy for water permeability parameters at a droplet interface bilayer.” Analyst, 2018, 143(3), 747-755.

29. M. McGlone, A. Armetta, T. Osaki, S. Takeuchi, S. Lee. “Characterization of Monoolein Bilayer Thickness Using Specific Membrane Capacitance,” The 21st International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, MicroTAS 2017.

28. Maria Lopez, Sue Ellen Evangelista, Melissa Morales, and Sunghee Lee, “Enthalpic Effects of Chain Length and Unsaturation on Water Permeability across Droplet Bilayers of Homologous Monoglycerides”, Langmuir, 2017, 33 (4), pp 900–912.

27. Milianta, P. J., Muzzio, M., Denver, J., Cawley, G., Lee, S. “Water Permeability Across Symmetric and Asymmetric Droplet Interface Bilayers: Interaction of Cholesterol Sulfate with DPhPC.”, Langmuir, 31 (44), pp 12187–12196, 2015.

26. O. Tisor, M. Muzzio, D. Lopez, S. Lee, “Adaptability of monoglyceride-induced crystallization of K2SO4: Effect of various anions and lipid chain splay”, Langmuir, 31 (7), 2112–2119, 2015.

25. Z.Michalak, M.Muzzio, P.J.Milianta, R.Giacomini, S. Lee, “Effect of Monoglyceride Structure and Cholesterol Content on Water Permeability of the Droplet Bilayer”, Langmuir, 29 (51), 15919-15925, 2013.

24. Z. Michalak, D.Fartash, N.Haque, and S. Lee, “Tunable Crystallization via Osmosis-Driven Transport Across a Droplet Interface Bilayer”, CrystEngComm., 14, 7865-7868, 2012.

23. P. Sanstead, N.Florio, K.Giusto, C.Morris, and S. Lee, “Sensitivity of Cationic Surfactant Templates to Specific Anions in Liquid Interface Crystallization”, J. Colloid Interf Sci., 376,152-159, 2012.

22. Loreta Geneviciute, Nick Florio, and S. Lee, “Towards Polymorph Control in an Inorganic Crystal System By Templated Nucleation at a Microdroplet Liquid Interface: Potassium Hexacyanoferrate(II) Trihydrate”, Crystal Growth & Design, 11 (10), 4440-4448, 2011.

21. Visualizing Microdroplet Fluidic Reactions One Droplet at a Time, Sunghee Lee and Joseph Wiener, J. Chem. Edu., 88 (2), 151-157, 2011.

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20. Effect of Specific Anion on Templated Crystal Nucleation at the Liquid-Liquid Interface, Sunghee Lee, Paul Sanstead, Joseph Wiener, Remon Bebawee, and Aileen Hilario, Langmuir, 26 (12), 9556-9564, 2010.

19. Controlled Nucleation of K3Fe(CN)6 In Isolated Microdroplets at Liquid-Liquid Interface, Kristin Allain, Remon Bebawee, and Sunghee Lee, Crystal Growth and Design, 9 (7), 3183–3190, 2009.

18. Building Strong Bonds: Chem. Club in the Classroom. Sunghee Lee, The Chemical Educator,14, 146-149, 2009.

17. Motivating Students Through Career Exploration: Career Information in Science at Iona College (“CSI”). Sunghee Lee, Jerome S. Levkov, The Chemical Educator,14, 41-44, 2009.

16. Equilibrium and Dynamic Interfacial Tension Measurements at Microscopic Interfaces Using a Micropipet Technique:1. A New Method for Determination of Interfacial Tension. Sunghee Lee, Dennis Kim, and D.Needham, Langmuir, 5537-5543, 17, 2001.

15. Equilibrium and Dynamic Interfacial Tension Measurements at Microscopic Interfaces Using a Micropipet Technique: 2. Dynamics of Phospholipid Monolayer Formation and Equilibrium Tensions at the Water-Air Interface. Sunghee Lee, Dennis Kim, and D.Needham, Langmuir, 5544-5550, 17, 2001.

14. Vanadium oxides thin films grown on rutile TiO2(110)-(1×1) and (1×2) surfaces. Q. Guo, Sunghee Lee, D.W.Goodman, Surf. Sci. 38-48, 437, 1999.

13. The Reaction of H8Si8O12 with a chromium oxide surface: A model for stainless steel surface modification. J.N.Greeley, Sunghee Lee and M.M.Banaszak Holl, Appl. Organometallic Chem. 13, 279, 1999.

12. An inquiry concerning the principles of Si 2p core-level photoemission shift assignments at the Si/SiO2 interface. F.R.McFeely, K.Z.Zhang, M.M.Banaszak Holl, Sunghee Lee, and J.Bender, J. Vac. Sci. Tech. B 14, 2824, 1996.

11. Si 2p core level shifts at the Si(100)-SiO2 interface: an experimental study. K.Z.Zhang, J.Bender, Sunghee Lee, F.R.McFeely and M.M.Banaszak Holl, Phys.Rev.B 54, 7686, 1996.

10. Photoemission assignments of H2SiO4 fragments in the Si/SiO2 interface region. Sunghee Lee, M.M.Banaszak Holl, W.H.Hung, F.R.McFeely, Appl.phys.lett. 68, 1081, 1996.

9. Synthetic control of solid/solid interfaces: Analysis of three new silicon/silicon oxide interfaces by soft X-ray photoemission. Sunghee Lee, S. Makan, M.M.Banaszak Holl, F.R.McFeely, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 116, 11819, 1994.

8. Core level photoemission and the structure of the Si/SiO2 interface: A reappraisal. M.M.Banaszak Holl, Sunghee Lee, F.R.McFeely, Appl. Phys. Lett. 65, 1097, 1994.

7. Oxygen diffusion in epitaxial YBa2Cu3O7-x thin films. Sunghee Lee, S.C.Bae, J.K.Ku, H.J.Shin, Phys. Rev. B. 46, 9142, 1992.

6. Enhancement of the noise spectral densities near the resistive transition region of YBCO microbridge. K.H.Han, Sung Ik Lee, S.H.S.Salk, H.J.Shin, Sunghee Lee, J.K.Ku. Solid State Comm. 81, 269, 1992.

5. 1/f noise in the resistive transition region of high temperature superconductor YBCO microbridged thin films. K.H.Han, S.I.Lee, Sunghee Lee, J.K.Ku, H.J.Shin. Supercond. Sci. Technol. 4, 677, 1991.

4. Jc measurement of YBa2Cu3O7-x with a Hall sensor. Z.S.Lim, B.W.Lee, Sunghee Lee, J.K.Ku, H.J.Shin. Physica C, 185, 2301, 1991.

3. Jc determination of HTS samples with Hall sensor. Z.S.Lim, B.W.Lee, S.I.Lee, Sunghee Lee, J.K.Ku, and H.J.Shin. The 15th workshop on High Tc Superconductivity, Taedok Science Town, March, 1991.

2. Anomalously enhanced noise spectral densities of YBCO microbridge near the resistive transition region. K.H.Han, S.I.Lee, Sunghee Lee, S.H.S.Salk, J.K.Ku, H.J.Shin. Physica C, 185, 1841, 1991.

1. Substrate temperature effects on the preparation of YBa2Cu3O7-x superconducting films on (100) SrTiO3 by laser ablation. Sunghee Lee, S.C.Bae, J.G.Kang, H.J.Lee, H.J.Shin, J.K.Ku. J. Appl. Phys. 70, 5661, 1991.

Book Chapters

1. Construction of solid/solid interface models using modular chemistry: the Si/SiO2 interface in modular chemistry. Edited by J. Michl (Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1997), p. 451, Sunghee Lee, M.M.Banaszak Holl, W.H.Hung and F.R.McFeely.

2. “It always seems impossible until it’s done” in Mom the Chemistry Professor. Edited by Woznack, K., Charlebois, A., Cole, R., Marzabadi, C., Webster, G. (Springer, 2nd ed. 2018)


1. Mark Banaszak-Holl, Clyde Briant and Sunghee Lee, “Spherosiloxane Coatings” U.S. Patent No. 5,858,544, 1999: The invention relates to coating compositions, systems and methods for coating substrates and more particularly, metallic substrates with spherosiloxane based coating compositions.