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Chunyan Chi

Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore

3 Science Drive 3, Singapore, 117543  

Email: chmcc@nus.edu.sg

Office: MD1-14-03G

Office phone: (65) 6516 5375

Fax: (65) 6779 1691

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Education and Research Experience

2001.07-2004.11     Ph.D, Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer Research, 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, Supervisor: Prof. Guillermo C. Bazan

2007.07-2011.06     Independent Research Fellow (PI), Department of Chemistry, NUS

2011.07-2017.06     Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, NUS

2017.07-present      Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, NUS

Editorial Board Member

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

2020.09-present      International Advisory Board Member, Materials Advances

2021.01-present      Editorial Board Member, Chemistry-A European Journal

2021.04-present      Editorial Advisory Board Member, Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry

2022.01-present      Editorial Advisory Board Member, Organic Letters

Awards and Honors

2024.04       Distinguished Woman Chemist Award 2024, SNIC-AsCA2019 Singapore Award

2024.01       Faculty Teaching Excellence Award 2023, Faculty of Science, NUS

2023.12       Asian Core Program Lectureship Award from South Korea

2019.09       Asian Core Program Lectureship Award from Hong Kong

2017.03       Distinguished Lectureship Award from Chemical Society of Japan

2016.09       Young Chemist Award, Department of Chemistry, NUS

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

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