Sang-Woo Seo

Associate Professor

Main Affiliation

Electrical Engineering


Steinman Hall


ST 502


(212) 650-7889


(212) 650-8249

Sang-Woo Seo


Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, GA. 2003

M.S. in Information and Communications, Kwangju Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea 1999

B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Ajou University, South Korea. 1997

Research Interests

Theoretical analysis of photonic devices and systems, Nano/micro fabrication and processing, 3D Photonic Integration/Packaging, Optical MEMs for biological applications, Integrated Microsystems using RF, bioMEMs, and Photonics, Integrated Microfluidics, Flexible photonics devices for sensors and display.




  • F. Song, J. Xiao, F. Udawala, and S.-W. Seo, “Heterogeneous integration of a thin-film GaAs photodetector and a microfluidic device on a silicon substrate,", Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering,21, p. 035008, 2011
  • J. Xiao, F. Song, and S.-W. Seo, “Surface-tension driven heterogeneous integration of thin film photonic devices using micro-contact printing for multi-material photonic integrated circuits,", Journal of Lightwave Technology, 29, p. 1578-1582, 2011
  • J. Xiao, F. Song, K. Han, and S.-W. Seo, “Fabrication of CMOS-compatible optical filter arrays using gray-scale lithography,”  Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 22, p. 025006, 2012
  • F. Song, J. Xiao, S.-W. Seo., “Heterogeneously integrated optical system for lab-on-a-chip applications, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 195, p. 148-153, 2013 
  • F. Song, D. Pagliero, C. A. Meriles, and S.-W. Seo, “Rapid prototyping of a liquid core waveguide in a microfluidic PDMS channel for optical sensing,”  Optical Engineering Journal, 52(4), p. 044404, 2013
  • J. Xiao, F. Song and S.-W. Seo, “Multilayered integrated sensor for three-dimensional, micro total analytical systems,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 23,  p. 095022, 2013
  • F. Song, J. Xiao, A. J. Xie, and S.-W. Seo, “A polymer waveguide grating sensor integrated with a thin-film photodetector,” Journal of Optics, 16, p. 015503, 2014
  • Song, F., A.J. Xie, and S.-W. Seo, “Elastomeric polymer resonant waveguide grating based pressure sensor,” Journal of Optics, 16(6) p. 065702, 2014
  • Xie, A.J., F. Song, and S.-W. Seo, “An acousto-optic sensor based on resonance grating waveguide structur,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 216(1) p. 364-369, 2014