CHEN Wei

CHEN Wei

CHEN Wei

Principal Investigator

chmcw@nus.edu.sg

Education

1997-2001 Department of Chemistry, Nanjing University, B.S.

2001-2004 Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, Ph.D.


Work Experience

2004-2006 Department of Physics, National University of Singapore, Postdoctoral

2006-2008 Department of Physics, National University of Singapore, LKY Research Fellow

2009-2013 Department of Chemistry & Department of Physics, National University of Singapore, Assistant Professor

2013-2020 Department of Chemistry & Department of Physics, National University of Singapore, Associate Professor

2020-Present Department of Chemistry & Department of Physics, National University of Singapore, Professor


Research Interests

1. Interface-controlled nanocatalysis for energy and environmental research

2. Molecular-level interface engineering for organic electronic devices, organic photovoltaic cells, 2D-materials and nanostructured materials


Honor & Award

2006  Lee Kuan Yew Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (Singapore) 

2009  IPS Omicron Nanotechnology Award (Singapore)

2010  Hitachi Research Fellowship (Japan)

2010  NUS Young Investigator Award (Singapore)

2012  Singapore Young Scientist Award

2013  Faculty of Science Young Scientist Award (Singapore)

2016  Dean’s Chair Professor

2019  NUS Faculty of Science Outstanding Scientist Award

2020  Mitsui Chemicals-SNIC Industry Award

2020  Nano Research Young Innovators (NR45) Award


Representative Publications

[1] “Designing Kagome Lattice from Potassium Atoms on Phosphorus Gold Surface Alloy” Sun S, Zhao ST, Luo YZ, Gu XY, Tadich A, Qi DC, Lian X, Ma ZR, Zheng Y, Gu CD, Zhang JL*, Li ZY*, Chen Wei*, Nano Lett 20, 5583-5589 (2020) DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c02426

[2] “Synthesis of monolayer blue phosphorus by silicon intercalation” Zhang JL, Zhao ST, Sun S, Ding HH, Hu J, Li YL, Xu Q, Yu XJ, Telychko M, Su J, Gu CD, Zheng Y, Lian X, Ma ZR, Guo R, Lu J, Sun Z, Zhu JF, Li ZY*, Chen Wei*, ACS Nano 14, 3687-3695 (2020) DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c00822

[3] “Fused computing and storage in 2D transistor” (News & Views) Xiang D, Liu T, Chen Wei*, Nature Nano. 14, 642-643 (2019) DOI: 10.1038/s41565-019-0476-0

[4] “Reversible Oxidation of Blue Phosphorus Monolayer on Au(111)” Zhang JL, Zhao ST, Telychko M, Sun S, Lian X, Su J, Tadich A, Qi DC, Zhuang JC, Zheng Y, Ma ZR, Gu CD, Hu ZH, Du Y, Lu J, Li ZY, Chen Wei*, Nano Lett 19, 5340-5346 (2019) DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b01796

[5] “Two-Dimensional Transitional Metal Dichalcogenides: Interface and Defect Engineering” Hu ZH, Wu ZT, Han C, He J, Ni ZH*, Chen Wei* Chem. Soc. Rev. 47, 3100-3128 (2018) DOI: 10.1039/c8cs00024g

[6] “2D phosphorene: epitaxial growth and interface engineering for electronic devices” Zhang JL, Han C, Hu ZH, Wang L, Liu L, Wee ATS, Chen Wei*, Adv. Mater. 30, 1802207 (2018) DOI: 10.1002/adma.201802207

[7] “Two-dimensional Multi-bit Optoelectronic Memory with Broadband Spectrum Distinction” Xiang D, Liu T, Xu JL, Tan JY, Hu ZH, Lei B, Zheng Y, Wu J, Castro Neto AH, Liu L, Chen Wei*, Nature Communications 9, 2966 (2018) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-05397-w

[8] “Abnormal Near-infrared Absorption in two-dimensional Black Phosphorus Induced by Ag Nanoclusters Surface Functionalization” Hu ZH, Li Q, Lei B, Wu J, Zhou QH, Gu CD, Wen XL, Wang JY, Liu YP, Li SS, Zheng Y, Lu JP, He J, Wang L, Xiong QH, Wang JL*, Chen Wei*, Adv. Mater. 30, 1801931 (2018) DOI: 10.1002/adma.201801931

[9] “Non-volatile and Programmable Photodoping in MoTe2 for Photoresist-free Complementary Electronic Devices” Liu T, Xiang D*, Zheng Y, Wang YN, Wang XY, Wang L, He J, Liu L, Chen Wei*, Adv. Mater. 30, 1804470 (2018) DOI: 10.1002/adma.201804470

[10] “Direct Observation of Semiconductor-Metal Phase Transition in Bilayer Tungsten Diselenide Induced by Potassium Surface Functionalization” Lei B, Pan YY, Hu ZH, Xiang D, Zheng Y, Guo R, Han C, Wang LH, Lu J, Yang L*, Chen Wei*, ACS Nano 12, 2070-2077 (2018) DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b00398

[11] “Recent advances in mechanism and control of Li2O2 formation in Li-O2 batteries” Lyu ZY,  Zhou Y, Dai WR, Cui XH, Lai M, Wang L, Huo FW, Huang W, Hu Z*, Chen Wei*, Chem. Soc. Rev. 46, 6046 – 6072 (2017) DOI: 10.1039/c7cs00255f

[12] “Water-Catalyzed Oxidation of Few-Layer Black Phosphorous in Dark EnvironmentHu ZH, Li Q, Lei B, Zhou QH, Xiang D, Lyu ZY, Hu F, Wang JL, Ren YJ, Guo R, Goki E, Wang L, Han C*, Wang JL*, Chen Wei* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 56, 9131-9137 (2017) DOI: 10.1002/anie.201705012

[13] “Surface Functionalization of Black Phosphorus via Potassium towards High Performance Complementary Devices” Han C, Hu ZH, C. Gromes L, Bao Y, Carvalho A, Tan SJR, Lei B, Xiang D, Wu J, Wang L, Huo FW, Huang W, Loh KP, Chen Wei*, Nano Letter 17, 4122-4129 (2017) DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b00903

Other Investigators

LEE Heow Pueh
LEE Heow Pueh

Senior Investigator

mpeleehp@nus.edu.sg
LIN Man-Hua
LIN Man-Hua

Adjunct Principal Investigator

mandy.lin@nusri.cn
LU Li
LU Li

Principal Investigator

luli@nus.edu.sg
XIE Xianning
XIE Xianning

Senior Investigator

xn.xie@nusri.cn
XU Guo Qin
XU Guo Qin

Principal Investigator

guoqin.xu@nusri.cn
XU Qinghua
XU Qinghua

Senior Investigator
Centre Director

chmxqh@nus.edu.sg
XU Dong
XU Dong

Investigator
Centre Research Director

erixd@nus.edu.sg
WU Jie
WU Jie

Investigator

chmjie@nus.edu.sg
WANG Qing
WANG Qing

Senior Investigator

qing.wang@nus.edu.sg
NG How Yong
NG How Yong

Principal Investigator

ceenghy@nus.edu.sg