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Department of Chemistry


CHEN, Chun-hsien

CHEN, Chun-hsien
Room A419, Chemistry Building
Fax: +886-2-3366-8671
Research Interest

  • Scanning Probe Microscopy

  • Molecular Electronics/Quantum Transport

  • Surface Modification and Characterization

  • Liquid-solid Interfacial Phenomena

  • Electrochemistry

Career and Service Experiences

  • B.S., 1986, National Sun Yat-sen Univ.

  • Ph.D., 1993, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Postdoc, 1993–1995, Univ of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

  • Associate Professor, 1995–2000, National Sun Yat-sen Univ.

  • Associate Professor, 2000–2001, National Tsing-Hua Univ.

  • Professor, 2001–2006, National Tsing-Hua Univ.

  • Professor, 2006–present, National Taiwan Univ.

Honors and Awards

  • 1995−2000, Research Award, National Science Council

  • 2000, Outstanding Young Scholar Award, Tsing-Hua Foundation of Chemical Technology

  • 2001, Young Chemists Award, The Chinese Chemical Society

  • 2002, Young Scientist Medal, National Tsing-Hua Univ

  • 2004, Distinguished Alumnus, National Sun Yat-sen Univ

  • 2005, Distinguished Teaching Award, National Tsing-Hua Univ

  • 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2018, 2021 Excellence in Teaching Award, National Taiwan Univ

  • 2010, Y. Z. Hsu Scientific Paper Award, Far Eastern Y. Z. Hsu Science and Technology Memorial Foundation

  • 2008, 2015 Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council/Ministry of Science and Technology

  • 2016, Outstanding Scholar Awards, Foundation for the Advancement of Outstanding Scholarship

Research Content
Selected Publications

  1. Gu, M.-W.; Lai, C.-T.; Ni, I-C.; Wu, C.-I; Chen, C.-h.* "Increased Surface Density of States at the Fermi Level for Electron Transport across Single-Molecule Junctions" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Accepted and first published on 09 December 2023, 62, e202214963.

  2. Chen, T.-W. M.; Tanaka, Y.; Kametani, Y.; Cheng, K.-Y.; Lin, C.-H.; Lin, Y. R.; Hsu, T.-R.; Chen, Z.; Hao, J.; Mori, S.; Shiota, Y.; Yoshizawa, K.; Furuta, H.; Shimizu, S.*; Chen, C.-h.* "Spontaneous Assembly and Three-Dimensional Stacking of Antiaromatic 5,15-Dioxaporphyrin on HOPG" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, 61, e202212726.

  3. Gu, M.-W.; Peng, H. H.; Chen, I-W. P.*; Chen, C.-h.* "Tuning Surface d-band with Bimetallic Electrodes to Facilitate Electron Transport across Molecular Junctions " Nature Mater. 2021, 20, 658–664.

  4. Ting, T.-C.; Hsu, L.-Y.; Huang, M.-J.; Horng, E.-C.; Lu, H.-C.; Hsu, C.-H.; Jiang, C.-H.; Jin, B.-Y.*; Peng, S.-M.*; Chen, C.-h.* "Mechanisms and Characteristics of Energy-Level Alignment for Single-Molecule Conductance" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201554, 15734–15738.

  5. Kuo, T.-Y.; Tseng, W.-H.; Chen, C.-h.* "Force Spectroscopy of Metal-Crown Ether Multivalency: Effect of Local Environments on Energy Landscape and Sensing Kinetics" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201554, 9213–9217.

  6. Huang, M.-J.; Hsu, L.-Y.; Fu, M.-D.; Chuang, S.-T.; Tien, F.-W.; Chen, C.-h.* "Conductance of Tailored Molecular Segments: A Rudimentary Assessment by Landauer Formulation" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014136, 1832–1841.

  7. Chen, I-W. P.; Tseng, W.-H.; Gu, M.-W.; Su, L.-C.; Hsu, C.-H.; Chang, W.-H.; Chen, C.-h.* "Tactile-Feedback Stabilized Molecular Junctions for the Measurements of Molecular Conductance" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201352, 2449–2453.

  8. Kuo, C.-T.; Liu, Y.-M.; Wu, S.-H.; Lin, C.-H.; Lin, C.-M.; Chen, C.-h.* "Visual Semiquantification via the Formation of Phase Segregation" Anal. Chem. 201183, 3765–3769.

  9. Hsueh, S.-Y.; Kuo, C.-T.; Lai, C.-C.; Liu, Y.-H.; Hsu, H.-F.; Peng, S.-M.; Chen, C.-h.*; Chiu, S.-H.* "Acid/Base- and Anion Controllable Organogels Formed from a Urea-Based Molecular Switch" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed201049, 9170–9173.

  10. Ko, C.-H.; Huang, M.-J.; Fu, M.-D.; Chen, C.-h.* "Superior Contact for Single-Molecule Conductance: Electronic Coupling of Thiolate and Isothiocyanate on Pt, Pd, and Au" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010132, 756–764.

  11. Chou, C.-M.; Lee, S.-L.; Chen, C.-H.; Biju, A. T.; Wang, H.-W.; Wu, Y.-L.; Zhang, G.-F.; Yang, K.-W.; Lim, T.-S.; Huang, M.-J.; Tsai, P.-Y.; Lin, K.-C.; Huang, S.-L.; Chen, C.-h.*; Luh, T.-Y.* "Polymeric Ladderphanes" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009131, 12579–12585.

  12. Wu, S.-H.; Wu, Y.-S.; Chen, C.-h.* "Colorimetric Sensitivity of Gold Nanoparticles: Minimizing Interparticular Repulsion as a General Approach" Anal. Chem. 200880, 6560–6566.

  13. Lee, S.-L.; Chi, C.-Y.; Huang, M.-J.; Chen, C.-h.*; Li, C.-W.; Pati, K.; Liu, R.-S. "Shear-Induced Long-Range Uniaxial Assembly of Polyaromatic Monolayers at Molecular Resolution" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008130, 10454–10455.

Update: 2022-12-21