Prof. Y. CHI

PhD (Illinois)

Chair Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Chair Professor, Department of Chemistry


Contact Information

Office: YEUNG-P7716
Phone: +852 3442-9242
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-8441-3974
Scopus Author ID: 55632856200

Research Interests

Professor Yun CHI received his bachelor degree from National Tsing Hua University in 1978 and doctoral degree under Prof. John R. Shapley from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1986. After spending one year as postdoctoral fellow, he joined the Department of Chemistry, National Tsing Hua University as associate professor in 1987 and promoted to professor in 1991. He was awarded the Academic Award and the National Chair Professorship of Taiwan in 2006 and in 2011, and Permanent National Chair Professorship in 2016.


Research and Publications:

Prof CHI’s current research interests were focused on the photophysical and opto-electrical properties of organic and organometallic materials, design of transition-metal phosphors for organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) and evaluation of sensitizers and hole transporting materials for dye sensitized solar cells (DSSC) and Perovskite solar cells (PSC). He has coauthored over 340 scientific articles with overall H-index > 60 and held over 50 patents in regions such as China, Canada, Taiwan and the United States. His publications can be found at ORCID iD: 0000-0002-8441-3974


Awards and Honors:

  1. MOE Scholastic Prize from National Research Council of Taiwan (2006)
  2. NSC/NRC Eminent Researcher (2008).
  3. Academic Award of the Ministry of Education of Taiwan (2006).
  4. National Chair Professor of Taiwan (2011-2014).
  5. Chair Professor of Y. Z. Hsu Memorial Foundation (2013).
  6. Elected Academician of the Asia Pacific Academy of Materials (2013).
  7. Scholastic Medal of the Chinese Chemical Society in Taipei (2014).
  8. Permanent National Chair Professor of Taiwan (2016-2018).