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Dr. CHAN Yin Thai

Senior Scientist I


Joint Appointments, Nanomaterials (NMA) Department


2 Fusionopolis Way. Innovis, #08-03, Singapore 138634

Research Details

- Colloidal semiconductor quantum dots and their applications in diagnostics and optoelectronics

- Large-scale integrated microfluidics for diagnostics

- Wet-chemical synthesis and characterization of II-VI, III-V and IV-VI semiconductor quantum dots
- Quantum dot based optical devices
- Fabrication of large-scale integrated microfluidic devices

- Microfluidics Systems Biology
- Plasmonic Light-emitting Devices
- Synthesis of Type II tetrapods for photovoltaic applications

2016 - Current  Assistant Dean, Graduate Studies & Research, NUS (Faculty of Science)

2016 - Current  Senior Scientist I, IMRE

2009 - 2016      Scientist III, IMRE 
2014 - Current  Associate Professor, NUS (Chemistry)  
2008 - 2014      Assistant Professor, NUS (Chemistry)
2006 – 2008     Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University

- Ph.D. (Chemistry), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, 2006
- B.S. (Chemistry), University of California at Berkeley, USA, 2001

- 2014 Distinguished Lectureship Award: 94th Annual Meeting of The Chemical Society of Japan, Asian International Symposium
- 2012 Excellent Young Teacher Award (Faculty level), NUS
- 2002 Graduate Student award for excellence in teaching, MIT (USA)
- 1999/2000 Dean's list, College of Chemistry, UC-Berkeley (USA)

- Singapore National Institute of Chemistry member
- American Chemical Society member
- Materials Research Society member

 - Chakrabortty, S.; Guchhait, A.; Ong, X.; Mishra, N.; Wu, W.-Y.; Jhon, M.H.; Chan, Y. Nano Lett., 2016, 16, 6431


- Bi, X.; Adriani, G.; Yang, X.; Chakrabortty, S.; Pastorin, G.; Ho, H.K.; Ang, W.H.; Chan, Y. Anal. Chem. 2015, 87, 10292

- Dong, S.; Trivedi, D.; Chakrabortty, S.; Kobayashi, T.; Chan, Y.; Prezhdo, O.V.; Loh, Z.-H. Nano Lett., 2015, 15, 6875

- Li, M.; Zhi, M.; Zhu, H.; Wu, W.; Xu, Q.-H.; Jhon, M.H.; Chan, Y. Nat. Comm. 2015, 6, 8513

- Wu, W.; Chakrabortty, S.; Chang, C. K. L.; Guchhait, A.; Lin, M.; Chan, Y. Chem. Mater. 2014, 26, 6120

- Wu, W.; Li, M.; Lian, J.; Wu, X.; Yeow, E. K. L.; Jhon, M. H.; Chan, Y. ACS Nano 2014, 8, 9349

- Wong, J. I.; Mishra, N.; Xing, G.; Li, M.; Chakrabortty, S.; Sum, T. C.; Shi, Y.; Chan, Y.; Yang, H. Y. ACS Nano 2014, 8, 2873

- Tong, S. W; Mishra, N.; Su, C. L.; Nalla, V.; Wu, W.; Ji, W.; Zhang, J.; Chan, Y.; Loh, K. P. Adv. Func. Mater. 2014, 24, 1904

- Lian, J.; Anggara, K.; Lin, M.; Chan, Y. Small 2014, 10, 667

- Xu, Y.; Lian, J.; Mishra, N.; Chan, Y. Small 2013, 9, 1908

- Xing, G.; Liao, Y.; Wu, X.; Chakrabortty, S.; Liu, X.; Yeow, E. K. L; Chan, Y..; Sum, T. C.. ACS Nano 2012, 6, 10835

- Lian, J.; Xu, Y.; Lin, M.; Chan, Y. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 8754

- Mishra, N.; Lian, J.; Chakrabortty, S.; Lin, M.; Chan, Y. Chem. Mater. 2012, 24, 2040

- Liao, Y.; Xing, G.; Mishra, N.; Sum, T. C.; Chan, Y. Adv. Mater. 2012, 24, OP159

- Chakrabortty, S.; Xing, G.; Xu, Y.; Ngiam, S. W.; Mishra, N.; Sum, T.C.; Chan, Y. Small 2011, 7, 2847

- Li, X.; Lian, J.; Lin, M.; Chan, Y. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 672

- Chakrabortty, S.; Yang, J.A.; Tan, Y.M.; Mishra, N.; Chan, Y., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 2888

- Wu, Y.; Chakrabortty, S.; Gropeanu, R.A.; Wilhelmi, J.; Xu, Y.; Er, K.S.; Kuan, S.L.; Koynov, K.; Chan, Y.; Weil, T., J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 5012.

†Denotes corresponding author

- Chan, Y.; Zimmer, J.P.; Bawendi, M.G.; Tracy, J.B.; Insin, N. “Microspheres Including Nanoparticles,” Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) WO/2006/020294, 2006.

- Chan, Y.; Zimmer, J.P.; Bawendi, M.G. “Microspheres Including Nanoparticles in the Peripheral Region,” U.S. Patent Number 7449237, 2008.

- Snee, P.T.; Chan, Y.; Nocera, D.G.; Bawendi, M.G., “Optical Feedback Structures and Methods of Making,” Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), WO/2006/060372, 2006.

- Mayers, B.T.; Conroy, R.S.; Vezenov, D.V.; Snee, P.T.; Chan, Y.; Bawendi, M.G.; Whitesides, G.M., “Microfluidic Lasers” Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), WO/2006/086551, 2006.

- Chakrabortty, S.; Mishra, N.; Chan, Y. “Spontaneous Assembly of Various Semiconductor Nanostructures via All-Inorganic  Linkages for Optoelectronic Applications” US Provisional Application No.: 61/838,987, 2013

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