CHIN Wee Shong

CHIN Wee Shong

CHIN Wee Shong

Senior Investigator

chmcws@nus.edu.sg

Education

1983-1987 Department of Chemistry, NUS, BSc (First Class Honours)

1987-1993 Department of Chemistry, NUS, PhD

1993-1994 University of Bristol, UK, Royal Society Developing Country Fellowship


Work Experience

1992-1993 Department of Chemistry, NUS, Senior Tutor

1993-1998 Department of Chemistry, NUS, Lecturer 

1998-2006 Department of Chemistry, NUS, Assistant Professor

2006-2007 Faculty of Science, NUS, Assistant Dean

2007-2013 Faculty of Science, NUS, Vice-Dean

2006-Present Department of Chemistry, NUS, Associate Professor

2019-Present Global Relations Office, NUS, Academic Director

Research Interests

1. Size- and morphology-controlled synthesis of nanostructured, plasmonic and doped nanomaterials

2. Design and additive manufacturing of hybrid and composite materials

3. Physical properties and applications of nanomaterials and composites: optical and nonlinear properties, photocatalysis, supercapacitors, hydrogen fuel cells, etc.


Honor & Award

2005 NUS Quality Service Award

2006 Faculty Teaching Excellence Award

2007 Faculty Teaching Excellence Award

2013 The Cadi Scientific Medal Public Awareness of Physics Award, IPS Singapore

2019 Singapore National Day Awards, Long Service Medal


Representative Publications

[1] Rapid Fabrication of a Flexible and Transparent Ag Nanocubes@PDMS Film as a SERS Substrate with High Performance, Li. Limin, W. S. Chin, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12 (33), 37538-37548, 2020.

[2] Enhanced Thermoelectric Performance of PEDOT:PSS Films by Sequential Post-Treatment with Formamide, A K K Kyaw, T A Yemata, X Wang, S L Lim, W S Chin, K Hippalgaonkar, J Xu, Macromol. Mater. and Engin., 303(2), 1700429, 2018.

[3] Cobalt-based compounds and composites as electrode materials for high- performance electrochemical capacitors, K K Lee, W S Chin, C H Sow, Featured article, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2 (41), 17212 – 17248, 2014.

[4] Co/Al Layered Double Hydroxides Nanostructures: A Binderless Electrode for Electrochemical Capacitor, P Y Loh, K K Lee, Y Ng, C H Sow, W S Chin, Electrochem. Commun., 43, 9–12, 2014.

[5] Nanostructured Cu/ZnO Coupled Composites: Towards Tunable Cu Nanoparticle Sizes and Plasmon Absorption, Z Y Tan, D W Y Yong, Z Zhang, H Y Low, L Chen, W S Chin, J. Phys. Chem. C, 117 (20), 10780–10787, 2013.

[6] α-Fe2O3 nanotubes-reduced graphene oxide composites as synergistic electrochemical capacitor materials, K K Lee, S Deng, H M Fan, S Mhaisalkar, H R Tan, E S Tok, K P Loh, W S Chin, C H Sow, Nanoscale, 4, 2958, 2012.

[7] Synthesis and Characterization of Multifunctional FePt/ZnO Core/Shell Nanoparticles, T Zhou, M Lu, Z Zhang, H Gong , W S Chin, B Liu, Adv. Mater., 22, 403–406, 2010.

[8] Size-Dependent Optical Nonlinearities and Scattering Properties of PbS Nanoparticles, M. S. Neo, N. Venkatram, G. S. Li, W. S. Chin, J. Wei, J. Phys. Chem. C, 113, 19055–19060, 2009.

[9] Shape-Controlled Synthesis of Zinc Oxide: A Simple Method for the Preparation of Metal Oxide Nanocrystals in Non-Aqueous Medium, Z.H. Zhang, M. Lu, H. Xu, W. S. Chin, Chem. Eur. J., 13, 632-638, 2007.

[10] Dodecanethiol-Protected Copper/Silver Bimetallic Nanoclusters and Their Surface Properties, T. P. Ang, W. S. Chin, J. Phys. Chem. B, 109, 22228, 2005.

[11] Preparation of Ag2S nanocrystals of Predictable Shape and Size, Lim W P, Zhang Z, Low H Y and Chin W S, Angew. Chem. Int. Edn, 43, 5685, 2004.

[12] Synthesis, Characterization and Nonlinear Optical Properties of Hybridized CdS-polystyrene Nanocomposites, Du H, Xu G Q, Chin W S, Huang L, Ji W, Chem. Mater. 14, 4473, 2002.


Book chapters

Science at the Nanoscale - An Introductory Textbook, Chin Wee Shong, Sow Chorng Haur, Andrew Wee TS, Pan Stanford Publishing, 2010, ISBN: 978-981-4241-03-8.


Other Investigators

GUO Yongxin
GUO Yongxin

Principal Investigator
Centre Director

yongxin.guo@nus.edu.sg
KAM Pooi-Yuen
KAM Pooi-Yuen

Principal Investigator

py.kam@nus.edu.sg
LIAN Yong
LIAN Yong

Principal Investigator

yong.lian@nusri.cn
LIN Fujiang
LIN Fujiang

Adjunct Principal Investigator

QIU Cheng Wei
QIU Cheng Wei

Senior Investigator

chengwei.qiu@nusri.cn
YANG Shining
YANG Shining

Adjunct Principal Investigator

Yung C. LIANG
Yung C. LIANG

Senior Investigator

yc.Liang@nusri.cn
YU Haoyong
YU Haoyong

Senior Investigator

bieyhy@nus.edu.sg
ZHANG Naiqian
ZHANG Naiqian

Adjunct Principal Investigator

ZHOU Meisheng
ZHOU Meisheng

Adjunct Principal Investigator

HUANG Zhiyong
HUANG Zhiyong

Senior Investigator

dcshuang@nus.edu.sg
ZHOU Zhiying
ZHOU Zhiying

Senior Investigator

zhiying.zhou@nusri.cn
CHEN Jingsheng
CHEN Jingsheng

Principal Investigator

msecj@nus.edu.sg
LIU Xiao Gang
LIU Xiao Gang

Principal Investigator

chmlx@nus.edu.sg
LU Yixin
LU Yixin

Principal Investigator

chmlyx@nus.edu.sg