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Department of Chemistry


CHEN, Jwu-Ting

CHEN, Jwu-Ting
Professor Emeritus
Room A113-5, Chemistry Building
Fax: +886-2-3366-8670
Research Interest

  • Organometallic Chemistry

  • Metal-catalyzed Olefin Polymerization, Copolymerization, and Ring-opening Polymerization

  • Coordination Chemistry with Polydentate Ligands and Bioinorganic Chemistry

  • Chemical Education and Science Communication

Career and Service Experiences

  • B.S., 1973, National Taiwan University.

  • M.S., 1978, University of Cincinnati.

  • Ph.D., 1982, Iowa State University.

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, 1982-1986, Penn State University.

  • Associated Professor, 1986-1991; Professor, 1991-2015, Department of Chemistry; Director, 2008-2015, Center for the Advancement of Science Education (, National Taiwan University.

  • Visiting Scholar, 1995, Universite Louis Pasteur, France.

  • Visiting Professor, 1998, National Dong-Hwa University.

  • Director, 1999-2002, Chemistry Research Promotion Center, National Science Council.

  • Professor Emeritus, 2015-present, Department of Chemistry

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council, 1992, 1994.

  • Li Kuo-Ding Copper Award for Popular Science Writing, 1996.

  • Excellence in Teaching Award, National Taiwan University, 1999.

Selected Publications

  1. Yu, K.-H.; Huang, S.-L.; Liu, Y.-H.; Wang, Y.; Liu, S.-T.; Liu, Cheng, Y.-C.; and Chen, J.-T. “Kinetics, Mechanism, and Theoretical Studies of Norbornene-Ethylene Alternating Copolymerization Catalyzed by Organopalladium(II) Complexes Bearing Hemilabile α-AminopyridineMolecules 201722, 1095.

  2. Ho, Y.-H.; Chang, M.-C.; Liu, Y.-H.; Wang, Y.; Cheng, Y.-C.; Chen, J.-T. “CO2 Fixation by Dicopper(II) Complexes in Hypodentate Framework of N8O2” Dalton Trans., 2014, 43 (17), 6287 - 6290

  3. Yang, F.-Z.; Wang, Y.-H.; Chang, M.-C.; Yu, K.-H.; Huang, S.-L.; Liu, Y.-H.; Wang, Y.; Liu, S.-T.; Chen, J.-T.* “Kinetic and Mechanistic Studies of Geometrical Isomerism in Neutral Square-Planar Methylpalladium Complexes Bearing Unsymmetrical Bidentate Ligands of α-Aminoaldimines” Inorg. Chem. 200948, 7639–7644.

  4. Chen, J.-T. "Platinum: Organometallic Chemistry" 2005 The Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry, 2nd Ed., (EIC2), Editor-in-Chief King, R. B., Weiley & Sons Co..

  5. Chen, J.-T. "Addition Reactions of Mononuclear h3-Allenyl/Propargyl Transition Metal Complexes. A New Class of Potent Organometallic Carbon Electrophiles" a review article for the special issue of the XXXIII International Conference on Coordination Chemistry Symposia-in-Print of. Coord. Chem. Rev. 1999, 190-192, 1143-1168.

  6. Chen, J.-T.; Hsu, R.-H.; Chen, A.-J. "Addition of the Aromatic C-H Bond to An h3-Allenyl/Propargyl Complex. Organoplatinum Induced Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution Reactions" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 3243-3244.

  7. Huang, T.-M.; Chen, J.-T.; Lee, G.-H.; Wang, Y. "A Versatile Route to the b-Substitutedp-Allyl Complexes via Addition to A Cationic h3-Propargyl Complex of Platinum" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1993, 115, 1170-1171.

Update: 2022-01-04