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Professor Dr. Yen-Ju Cheng

鄭彥如  教授

Department of Applied Chemistry

National Chiao Tung University

Tin Ka Ping Building 715 A

1001 University Road, Hsin-Chu, 30010 Taiwan             

yjcheng@mail.nctu.edu.tw

Tel: (886)-3-5131520

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Education and Work Experience

1995–1999, Bachelor, Department of Applied Chemistry, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

1999/09–2004/06, Ph.D, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

2004/07–2005/05, Postdoc, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

2005/06–2008/06, Research Associate, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington, USA

2008/08–2011/07, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, National Chiao Tung University

2011/08–2014/07, Associate Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, National Chiao Tung University

2014/08, Professor, Department ofApplied Chemistry, National Chiao Tung University

Honors and Awards

2004, The Best Poster Award of Graduate Student Section, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University.

2004, The Dean’s Award of College of Science, National Taiwan University.

2004, The Yen Thesis Award sponsored by Yen Foundation, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University.

2004, Dr. Ta-Shue Chou Memorial Award for Excellent Graduate Student in Organic Chemistry, Chinese Chemical Society, Taipei, Taiwan.

2011, Young Scholar Outstanding Research Award, College of Science, National Chiao Tung University.

2012, Outstanding Young Scholar Award for Polymer Research, The Polymer Society, Taipei.

2012, Outstanding Young Chemist Award, Chemical Society Located  in Taipei.

2013, Dr. Ta-You Wu Memorial Award, Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan.    

2013, The Golden-Jade Fellowship, the Kenda Foundation, Taiwan.  

2014, Young Scholar Innovation Award, Foundation of the Advancement of Outstanding Scholarship, Taiwan.

2015, Outstanding Young Scholar Award, Shiu-Mu Foundation of Chemistry, Taiwan.

2015, Junior Research Investigators Award, Academia Sinica.

2015, Lectureship Award for Asian and Oceanian Photochemist, The Japanese Photochemistry Association, Japan.

2016, Distinguished Lectureship Award, The CSJ Asian International Symposium, The Chemical Society of Japan.

Professional Expertise

n  Synthetic Methodology of Conjugated Molecules

n  Transition Metal-Catalyzed Reactions for Polymer Synthesis

n  Organic Nonlinear Optical Chromophores, Dendrimers, Polymers for Ultra-high Speed Modulation in Photonic Technologies. 

n  Conjugated Molecules for high-Performance Light-emitting Diodes, Solar Cell Devices, Organic Transistors and Sensing.