Manpreet Kaur

Lecturer, School of Sustainable Energy Engineering
Undergraduate Curriculum Chair, School of Sustainable Energy Engineering



Ph.D., Mechatronic Systems Engineering, Simon Fraser University, Canada, 2019

M.Tech. (Integrated), Nanotechnology, Amity University, India, 2014 [Master Thesis at National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan (R.O.C.)]


Industrial and research interests

  • Cellular Solids and their mechanical behaviour
  • Advanced 3D printing
  • Materials for energy systems


Teaching interests

  • Engineering materials
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Energy storage
  • Engineering Statistics
  • Nanomaterials


Recently taught courses 

  • SEE 222 - Engineering Materials for Energy Systems
  • SEE 241 - Measurement, Analysis and Forecasting
  • SEE 242 - Computational Methods for Engineers
  • SEE 341 - Signals and Systems
  • SEE 354 - Energy Storage
  • SEE 460 - Additive Manufacturing and Sustainable Design


Office: SRYE 5128

Selected recent publications

  • M. Kaur, T. H. Kim, and W. S. Kim, “New Frontiers in 3D Structural Sensing Robots,” Adv. Mater., 33, 2002534, 2021.
  • T. Kim, M. Kaur, and W. S. Kim, “Humanoid Robot Actuation through Precise Chemical Sensing Signals,” Adv. Mater. Technol., 4, 1900570, 2019.
  • M. Kaur, and W. S. Kim, “Toward a Smart Compliant Robotic Gripper Equipped with 3D‐Designed Cellular Fingers,” Adv. Intell. Syst., 1: 1900019, 2019.
  • C. Bao, M. Kaur, and W. S. Kim, “Toward A Highly Selective Artificial Saliva Sensor using Printed Hybrid Field Effect Transistors,” Sensors Actuators B Chemical, vol. 285, November 2018, pp. 186–192, 2019.
  • S. H. Park, M. Kaur, D. Yun, and W. S. Kim, “Hierarchically Designed Electron Paths in 3D Printed Energy Storage Devices,” Langmuir, vol. 34, no. 37, pp. 10897–10904, 2018.
  • M. Kaur, T. Gwang Yun, S. Han, E. L. Thomas, and W. S. Kim, “3D printed stretching-dominated micro-trusses,” Materials & Design, vol. 134, pp. 272–280, Nov. 2017.
  • M. Kaur, S. M. Han, and W. S. Kim, “Three-dimensionally printed cellular architecture materials: perspectives on fabrication, material advances, and applications,” MRS Communications, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 1–12, 2017.
  • Datta, A. Sadhu, B. Sen, M. Kaur, R. Sharma, S. Ch Das. and S. Bhattacharyya, “Analysis of the acid, base and air oxidized carbon microspheres synthesized in a single step from waste engine oil, Corrosion Science, Elsevier, vol. 45, pp. 356-364, 2013