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Department of Chemistry


SU, Tzu-Min

SU, Tzu-Min
Professor Emeritus
Research Interest

  • Utilizing Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Microscopy (TIRFM) Technique to Investigate the Biophysical Chemistry Properties of some Enzyme Molecules.

  • UItilizing Single Molecule Fiuorescence Resonance Energy transfer (FRET) Technique to investigate the Dynamic Behavior of Chloroplast ATP Synthase.

  • Absolute Asymmetric Synthesis of Chiral Compounds by Employing Macroscopic Translation-rotational Chiral Force Field.

  • Optical Rotamers of Substituted Simple Alkanes Induced by .Macroscopic Translation-rotational Motions.

  • CIassical Trajectory Study of Optical Rotamer Dynamics Induced by Chiral Force Field.

Career and Service Experiences

  • B.S., 1971, National Taiwan University.

  • Ph.D., 1978, Rice University, USA.

  • Research Associate, 1978-1980, Yale University, USA.

  • Associate Professor, 1980-1984, National Taiwan University.

  • Professor, 1984-2014, National Taiwan University.

  • Visiting Scholar, 1985-1986, Harvard University, USA.

  • Professor Emeritus, 2014-02-present, Department of Chemistry

Honors and Awards

  • National Science Council Award for Outstanding Research, 1988, 1990, 1992.

  • National Science Council Invited Principal investigator, 1996-2002.

  • National Science Council Award for Outstanding Research Invited Principal investigator, 2002.

  • Alzheimer's Disease Research Fellowship, American Health Assistance Foundation, 2010-2012.

  • Tenured Distinguished Professor , National Taiwan University.

Selected Publications

  1. Lee, H.-N.; Chao, I.; Su, T.-M.* “Asymmetry in the Internal Energies of the Optical Rotamers of 1-Bromo-2-chloroethane in Oriented-Molecule/Surface Scattering: A Classical Molecular Dynamics Study” Chem. Phys. Lett. 2011517, 132–138.

  2. Lee, H.-N.; Chang, L.-C.; Su, T.-M.* “Optical Rotamers of Substituted Simple Alkanes Induced by Macroscopic Translation-Rotational Motions” Chem. Phys. Lett. 2011507, 63–68.

  3. Chen, M.-F.; Wang, J.-D.; Su, T.-M.* “Concentration Gradient Effects of Sodium and Lithium Ions and Deuterium Isotope Effects on the Activities of H+-ATP Synthase from Chloroplasts” Biophys. J. 200996, 2479–2489.

  4. Lee, H.-N.; Su, T.-M.; Chao. I.* “Rotamer Dynamics of Substituted Simple Alkanes. 1. A Classical Trajectory Study of Collisional Orientation and Alignment of 1-Bormo-2-chloroethane with Argon” J. Phys. Chem. A 2004108, 2567–2575.

  5. Wang, L.-T.; Su, T.-M.* “Molecular Complexes between Sodium and Carbonyl Compounds: Photo Ionization and an Initio Molecular Orbital Studies” J. Phys. Chem. A 2000104, 10825–10833.

Update: 2023-02-24