Laboratory of pi-conjugated molecules and materials       NUS

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Chunyan CHI


Personal Details


Name: CHI Chunyan

Professional Title: Associate Professor

Department: Department of Chemistry,

                     National University of Singapore,

                     Singapore, 117543  

Email: [email protected]

Office: MD1-14-03G

Office phone: (65) 6516 5375

Fax: (65) 6779 1691


Education and Research Experience


2001.07-2004.11     Ph.D (with "Summa Cum Laude"), Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer Research,  Germany

                                Supervisor: Prof. Gerhard Wegner

2004.12-2005.09     Research assistant, Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer Research, Germany

2005.10-2007.06     Postdoc., University of California at Santa Barbara, USA

                                Supervisor: Prof. Guillermo C. Bazan

2007.07-2011.06     Independent Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, NUS

2011.07-2017.06     Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, NUS

2017.07-now           Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, NUS



Editorial Board Member:

2017.08-present      International Advisory Board Member, Journal of Materials Chemistry C 



Awards and Honors:
 

2017.03       Distinguished Lectureship Award from Chemical Society of Japan

2016.09       Young Chemist Award, Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore

2014.12       Asian Core Program Lectureship Award from Taiwan
2014.12       Asian Core Program Lectureship Award from China
2013.11       Asian Core Program Lectureship Award from Japan
2004.11       Summa Cum Laude of Ph.D. thesis, Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer Research, Germany
2001.07       Liu Yongling Award for outstanding M.S. thesis from the Chinese Academy of Sciences.



Research Interest


The major research activities in my group include structural design, synthesis and physical property studies of new organic pi-conjugated molecules and materials and their applications for organic opto-electronic devices, chemosensors and biosensors.



Teaching Experience


CM5198: Graduate Seminar Module

CM5268: Advanced Organic Materials

CM5262: Contemporary Materials Chemistry

CM5221: Advanced Organic Chemistry

CM4268: Advanced Polymer Science

CM3252: Polymer Chemistry I