University of Minnesota
Institute of Technology
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Sang-Hyun Oh
Associate Professor


Area of expertise: Nanoscale biosensors, nanostructured solar cells, surface
plasmon resonance, microfluidics

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

Contact information
Office: 5-119 Keller Hall
Telephone: (612) 625-0125
E-mail: sang (at)
Personal Web Site:
Research Group Web Site:


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.

Selected publications 
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) 


Nathan C. Lindquist, Antoine Lesuffleur, and Sang-Hyun Oh. "Periodic modulation of extraordinary optical transmission through sub-wavelength hole arrays using surrounding Bragg mirrors". Physical Review B, 76 (2007): 155109.

Antoine Lesuffleur, Hyungsoon Im, Nathan C. Lindquist, and Sang-Hyun Oh. "Periodic Nanohole Arrays with Shape-Enhanced Plasmon Resonance as Real-Time Biosensors". Applied Physics Letters, 90 (2007): 243110.

Sang-Hyun Oh, Sang-Ho Lee, Sophia A. Kenrick, Patrick S. Daugherty, and H. T. Soh. "Cell-Based Microfluidic Protein Sensor". Journal of Proteomic Research, 5 (2006): 3433.