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Department of Chemistry


CHAN, Yi-Tsu

CHAN, Yi-Tsu
Room B771, Chemistry Building
Fax: +886-2-3366-8671
Research Interest

  • Developing new self-assembly methodologies for construction of functional metallo-supramolecular architectures.

  • Design and construction of metallo-supramolecular copolymers, and their self-assembly behavior in solution and in the solid state.

Career and Service Experiences

  • B.S., 2000, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University.

  • M.S., 2002, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University.

  • Ph.D., 2010, Department of Polymer Science, The University of Akron.

  • JSPS Research Fellow, 2010-2012, The University of Tokyo.

  • Assistant Professor, 2012-2017; Associate Professor, 2017-2021; Professor, 2021-present, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University.

Honors and Awards

  • NTU Excellent Teaching Award, 2016

  • NTU Outstanding Teaching Award, 2017

  • MOST Ta-You Wu Memorial Award, 2018

  • CSLT Young Chemists Award, 2018

  • Asian Core Program (ACP) Lectureship Awards of Korea and Hong Kong, 2019

  • Academia Sinica Research Award for Junior Research Investigators, 2020

  • MOST Outstanding Research Award, 2021

Research Content
Selected Publications

  1. T.-H. Tu, T. Sakurai, S. Seki, Y. Ishida,* Y.-T. Chan,* Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 202160, 1923-1928; Towards Macroscopically Anisotropic Functionality: Oriented Metallo-supramolecular Polymeric Materials Induced by Magnetic Fields.

  2. S.-C. Wang, K.-Y. Cheng, J.-H. Fu, Y.-C. Cheng, Y.-T. Chan,* JAmChemSoc2020, 142, 16661-16667; Conformational Regulation of Multivalent Terpyridine Ligands for Self-Assembly of Heteroleptic Metallo-Supramolecules (Featured in JACS Spotlights).

  3. L. He, S.-C. Wang, L.-T. Lin, J.-Y. Cai, L. Li, T.-H. Tu, Y.-T. Chan,* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020142, 7134-7144; Multicomponent Metallo-Supramolecular Nanocapsules Assembled from Calix[4]resorcinarene-Based Terpyridine Ligands (Cover).

  4. J.-H. Fu, S.-Y. Wang, Y.-S. Chen, S. Prusty, Y.-T. Chan,* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019141, 16217-16221; One-Pot Self-Assembly of Stellated Metallosupramolecules from Multivalent and Complementary Terpyridine-Based Ligands (Cover).

  5. Y.-S. Chen, E. Solel, Y.-F. Huang, C.-L. Wang, T.-H. Tu, E. Keinan,* Y.-T. Chan,* Nat. Commun. 201910, 3443; Chemical Mimicry of Viral Capsid Self-Assembly via Corannulene-Based Pentatopic Tectons.

  6. M. Chen, J. Wang, S.-C. Wang, Z. Jiang,* D. Liu, Q. Liu, H. Zhao, J. Yan, Y.-T. Chan,* P. Wang,* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018140, 12168-12174; Truncated Sierpiński Triangular Assembly from a Molecular Mortise-Tenon Joint (Cover).

  7. Y.-J. He, T.-H. Tu, M.-K. Su, C.-W. Yang, K. V. Kong, Y.-T. Chan,* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017139, 4218-4224; Facile Construction of Metallo-supramolecular Poly(3-hexylthiophene)-block-Poly(ethylene oxide) Diblock Copolymers via Complementary Coordination and Their Self-Assembled Nanostructures.

  8. S.-Y. Wang, J.-H. Fu, Y.-P. Liang, Y.-J. He, Y.-S. Chen, Y.-T. Chan,* JAmChemSoc2016138, 3651-3654; Metallo-Supramolecular Self-Assembly of a Multicomponent Ditrigon Based on Complementary Terpyridine Ligand Pairing.

  9. J.-H. Fu, Y.-H. Lee, Y.-J. He, Y.-T. Chan,* Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 201554, 6231-6235; Facile Self-Assembly of Metallo-Supramolecular Ring-in-Ring and Spiderweb Structures Using Multivalent Terpyridine Ligands.

Update: 2022-01-25