Seung Lee

  • Program Years: 2001-2005
  • Academic Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Field of Study: Mechanical Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: Roger Kamm
  • Practicum(s):
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (2003)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007
    M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2002
    B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2001

Current Status

  • Status: Management Consultant, Boston Consulting Group (Seoul Office)
  • Research Area: Computational Molecular Biology


S. E. Lee, S. Chunsrivirot, R. D. Kamm, M. R. K. Mofrad, “Molecular Dynamics Study of Talin-Vinculin Binding,” Submitted to Biophysical Journal, 2007.

S. E. Lee, R. D. Kamm, M. R. K. Mofrad, “Force-Induced Activation of Talin and Its Possible Role in Focal Adhesion Mechanotransduction,” Journal of Biomechanics, 2007, 40(9):2096-106.

S. E. Lee, S. W. Lee, P. F. Fischer, H. S. Bassiouny, F. Loth, “Direct Numerical Simulation of Transitional Flow in a Stenosed Carotid Bifurcation,” Journal of Biomechanics, 2007, In Press.

P. F. Fischer, F. Loth, S. E. Lee, S. W. Lee, D. Smith, H. Bassiouny, “Simulation of High Reynolds Number Vascular Flows,” CMAME, 2007, 196(31-32): 3049-3060

H. Karcher, S. E. Lee, M. R. Kaazempur-Mofrad, R. D. Kamm, “A Coarse-grained Model for Force-induced Protein Deformation and Kinetics,” Biophys J. 2006 Apr; 90(8): 2686-97

F. Loth, P. F. Fischer, N. Arslan, C. D. Bertram, S. E. Lee, T. J. Royston, R. H. Song, W. E. Shaalan, H. S. Bassiouny, “Transitional Flow at the Venous Anastomosis of an Arteriovenous Graft: Potential Activation of the ERK1/2 Mechanotransduction Pathway,” J. of Biomechanical Engineering, 2003 Feb;125(1):49-61


Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarship: 2000 - 2007
Univ. of IL at Chicago Graduate Fellowship: 2001 - 2002
Korean Honor Scholarship, Korean Embassy in the USA: 2005 - 2006