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Department of Chemistry


CHIU, Ching-Wen

CHIU, Ching-Wen
Associate Chair, Professor
Room B579, Chemistry Building
Fax: +886-2-3366-8671
Research Interest

  • Boron cations and their catalytic applications, Coordination chemistry of Group 14 metallylenes, Poly-dentate Main-Group ligands, Stable free radicals.

  • Hybrid organic-inorganic perovskite solar cell and nanoplate.

Career and Service Experiences

  • B.S., 1999, Department of Applied Chemistry, National Chiao-Tung University.

  • M.S., 2001, Department of Applied Chemistry, National Chiao-Tung University.

  • Ph.D., 2008, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University.

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, 2008-2010, University Würzburg.

  • Assistant Professor, 2010-2015; Associate Professor, 2015-2022; Professor, 2022-present, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University.

Honors and Awards

  • DIC Young Investigator Award, 2008; American Chemical Society, USA

  • Humboldt Research Fellowship, 2009; Alexander von Humboldt, Germany

  • Golden Jade Fellowship, 2010; Kenda Foundation, Taiwan

  • Young Chemists Award, 2014; Chinese Chemical Society Located in Taipei, Taiwan

  • Taiwan Promising Women in Science, 2015; Wu Chien-Shiung Education Foundation, Taiwan

  • Young Scholar’s Creativity Award, 2015; Foundation for the Advancement of Outstanding Scholarship, Taiwan

  • Ta-You Wu Memorial Award, 2015; Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan

  • Excellent Teaching Award, 2013, 2016 and 2020; National Taiwan University.

Research Content
Selected Publications

  1. Shih, D.-Chen, P.-H.; Hsu, C.-P.; Tseng, H.-C.; Liu, Y.-H.; Chiu, C.-W.*, “[Mes-B-TMP]+ Borinium Cation Initiated Cyanosilylation and Catalyzed Hydrosilylation of Ketones and Aldehydes”, Chem. Commun., 2021, ASAP.

  2. N.; Boobalan, R.; Liu, Y.-H.; Chein, R.-J.; Chiu, C.-W.*, “[B-Cl-B]+ Cations: Chloroborane Masked Chiral Borenium Ions”, Inorg. Chem., 2021, 60, 16266-16272

  3. Lin, J.-T.;Chen, D.-G.; Yang, L.-S.; Lin, T.-C.; Liu, Y.-H.; Chao, Y.-C.*; Chou, P.-T.*; Chiu, C.-W.*, “Tuning the Circular Dichroism and Circular Polarized Luminescence Intensities of Chiral 2D Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Perovskites through Halogenation of the Organic Ions”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2021, 60, 21434-21440.

  4. Hsu, C.-P.; Liu, Y.-H.; Boobalan, R.; Lin, Y.-F.; Chein, R.-J.; Chiu, C.-W.*, “Chiral Tetra-coordinate Aluminum Cation in Catalysis”, Organometallics, 2021, 40, 1244-1251.

  5. Lin, J.-T.; Chen, D.-G.; Wu, C.-H.; Hsu, C.-S.; Chien, C.-Y.; Chen, H.-M.*; Chou, P.-T.*; Chiu, C.-W.*, “A Universal Approach for Controllable Synthesis of n-Specific Layered 2D Perovskite Nanoplates”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2021, 60, 7866-7872

  6. Chen, K.-H.; Liu, Y-H.; Chiu, C.-W.*, “A Non-innocent Ligand Supported Germylene and Its Diverse Reactions”, Organometallics, 2020, 39, 4645-4650

  7. Srungavruksham, N. K.; Liu, Y.-H.; Tsai, M.-K.;* Chiu, C.-W.*, “PSb+P Ligand: Platform for a Stibenium to Transition-Metal Interaction”, Inorg. Chem., 2020, 59, 4468-4474

  8. Lin, J.-T.; Liao, C.-C.; Hsu, C.-S.; Chen, D.-G.; Chen, H.-M.*; Tsai, M.-K.*; Chou, P.-T.*; Chiu, C.-W.*, “Harnessing Dielectric Confinement on Tin Perovskites to Achieve Emission Quantum Yield up to 21%”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 10324-10330

  9. Tseng, H.-C.; Shen, C.-T.; Matsumoto, K.; Shih, D.-N.; Liu, Y.-H.; Peng, S.-M.; Yamaguchi, S.; Lin, Y.-F.; Chiu, C.-W.*, “[h5-Cp*B-Mes]+: A Masked Potent Boron Lewis Acid”, Organometallics, 2019, 38, 4516-4521.

  10. Feng, P.-Y.; Liu, Y.-H.; Lin, T.-S.; Peng, S.-M.; Chiu, C.-W.*, “Redox Chemistry of a Hydroxyphenyl-Substituted Borane”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.201453, 6237-6240

  11. Shen, C.-T.; Liu, Y.-H.; Peng, S.-M.; Chiu, C.-W.*, “A Di-Substituted Boron Dication and Its Hydride-Induced Transformation to an NHC-Stabilized Borabenzene”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.201352, 13293-13297

Update: 2023-07-11