Sanha Kim

Postdoctoral Fellow


Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, 2013
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, 2010
Seoul National University

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, 2008
Seoul National University


Sanha Kim, Hossein Sojoudi, Hangbo Zhao, Dhanushkodi Mariappan, Gareth H. Mckinley, Karen K. Gleason, A. John Hart, Ultrathin high-resolution flexographic printing using nanoporous stamps, Science Advances 2, e1601660, 2016. [doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1601660]; Research highlighted in Nature Nanotechnology 12, 2, 2017. [doi:10.1038/nnano.2016.297]; Featured at 14 news outlets including MIT News (link), IEEE Spectrum (link), Digital Trends (link), Nanomagazine (link) and NCYT (link).

Sei Jin Park, Hangbo Zhao, Sanha Kim, Michael De Volder, A. John Hart, Predictive synthesis of freeform carbon nanotube microarchitectures by strain-engineered chemical vapor deposition, Small 12(32), 4393-4403, 2016. [doi:10.1002/smll.201601093]

Hangbo Zhao, Jeong Jae Wie, Davor Copic, Ryan Oliver, Alvin Orbaek White, Sanha Kim, A. John Hart, High-fidelity replica-molding of glassy liquid crystalline polymer microstructures, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 8 (12), 8110-8117, 2016. [doi10.1021/acsami.6b00785]

Bahram Rajabifar, Sanha Kim, Keith Slinker, Gregory J. Ehlert, A. John Hart, Matthew R. Maschmann, Three-dimensional machining of carbon nanotube forests using water-assisted scanning electron microscope processing, Applied Physics Letters 107, 143102, 2015. [doi: 10.1063/1.4932522]


Research Interests

Advanced and Innovative Manufacturing

Nanostructured Materials

Contact Mechanics

Printed/Flexible Electronics


Awards and Honors

MIT Postdoctoral Association (PDA) Travel Grant, Spring 2016.

MIT Translational Fellows Program, 2015-2016.

Material Research Society (MRS) Best Poster Award, Fall 2014.

MIT Rabinowicz Tribology Award, 2011 and 2013.

SNU CAD/CAM Product Development Award, Fall 2007.

Korea Research Foundation Scholarship, Spring/Fall 2007.


Work Experience

Teaching/Research Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010-2013

Teaching/Research Assistant, Seoul National University (Seoul, Korea), 2008-2010

Intern, Neowiz Co. (Seoul, Korea), 2006

Military Service, Defense Security Command (Seoul, Korea), 2004-2006