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Dr. YAP Chin Chong

Scientist II


Polymer Composite (PMC) Department

6319 4906

2 Fusionopolis Way. Innovis, Singapore 138634

Research Details

  • Integration of nano-materials for active and intelligent food packaging technologies    
  • Developing of active materials for gas scavenging as well as sensors and indicators for food packaging
  • Synthesis of various carbon materials such as carbon nanotubes, graphene and carbon spheres
    • Formulating coatings for specialty chemical, packaging application
    • Synthesis of carbon nano-materials such as carbon nanotubes, graphene and carbon spheres    
    • Fabrication and characterization of Field Effect Transistors for sensors applications
  • Oxygen Scavenging Formulation and Oxygen Scavenging Films

  • Oxygen barrier flexible packaging solutions

  • Active barrier packaging 

  • High Barrier Laminated Plastic Films Based on Layered Double Hydroxides/Polymer Composite 
  • Jan 19 - Present Adjunct Lecturer of Singapore Polytechnic (Singapore)
  • Mar 18 - Present Scientist I, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (Singapore)
  • Jan 15 - Mar 18 Scientist I, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (Singapore)
  • Apr 14 - Dec 14 R&D Enginner, IIa Technology Pte Ltd (Singapore)

  • Aug 13 - Mar 14 Project officer at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)

  • Ph.D. (Electrical and Electronics Engineering), Nanyang Technoloigcal University, Singapore, 2014
  • B.Sc (First Class Honours), Nanyang Technological University, 2009
  • Awarded Nanyang President Graduate Scholarship in 2009
  • Awarded Micron scholarship in 2007 and 2008
  • Awarded the National Youth Achievement Award (GOLD) in 2004
  1. R.C.C.Yap et al. “Functions Of Nano-Materials In Food Packaging”, Journal of Molecular and Engineering Materials, (Accepted), 2017

  2. Effect of ceria morphology on the catalytic activity of Ru/ceria for the dehydrogenation of ammonia borane, (Accepted), 2017

  3. S.X.Wang; R.C.C.Yap et al. “Electrospinning: a facile technique for fabricating functional nanofibers for environmental applications”, Nanotechnology Reviews, 5, 51,2016

  4. J. T. He, R. C. C. Yap, et al, “Controlled growth of a metal–organic framework on gold nanoparticles”, CrystEngComm,18, 5262, 2016

  5. J. T. He, R. C. C. Yap, S. Y. Wong, X. Li, “Polymer Composites for Intelligent Food Packaging”, Journal of Molecular and Engineering Materials, 3, 1540005, 2015

  6. C. Brun; C. W. Tan; P. Franck; R. C. C. Yap; C. X. Lu; W.L. Chow; D. Tan; B. K. Tay; P. Coquet; D. Baillargeat, "Carbon Nanostructures Dedicated to Millimeter-Wave to THz Interconnects," in Terahertz Science and Technology, IEEE Transactions on , vol.5, no.3, pp.383-390, May 2015

  7. R. C.C. Yap; C. Brun,; D. Tan; S. Bila; S. Pacchini; D. Baillargeat; B. K. Tay, "Flip Chip Based on Carbon Nanotube–Carbon Nanotube Interconnected Bumps for High-Frequency Applications," in Nanotechnology, IEEE Transactions on , vol.12, no.4, pp.609-615, July 2013

  8. C.C. Yap et al. “Identifying the Mechanisms of P-to-N Conversion in Unipolar Graphene Field-Effect Transistors” Nanotechnology, vol 24, p195202, 2013

  9. C.C. Yap et al.  “The influence of titanium nitride barrier layer on the properties of CNT bundles” in IEEE International Nanoelectronics Conference 2013

  10. H.  Li;  Q. Zhang; R. C. C. Yap; B. K. Tay; E. H. T. Teo; A. Olivier; D. Baillargeat, “From Bulk to Monolayer MoS2: Evolution of Raman Scattering” Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 22, 1385, 2012

  11. M. Shakerzadeh ; G. C. Loh; N. Xu,  W. L. Chow; C. W. Tan; C.X. Lu;  R. C. C. Yap; D. Tan; S. H. Tsang; E. H. T. Teo;  B. K. Tay, “Re-ordering Chaotic Carbon: Origins and Application of Textured Carbon” Advanced Materials, 24, 4112-23, 2012

  12. C. C. Yap et al.  "Carbon nanotubes bumps for flip chip packaging system" Nanoscale Research Letters, vol. 7, p. 105, 2012.

  13. C. C. Yap et al. "Characterization of CNT interconnection bumps implemented for 1st level flip chip packaging," in Electronics Packaging Technology Conference (EPTC), p. 195, 2011

  14. C. C. Yap et al. "Impact of the CNT growth process on gold metallization dedicated to RF interconnect applications." International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies vol. 2, p. 463, 2010

1. Porous Iron/Silica Nanoparticles for Scavenging Oxygen, 2017

2. Coating formulation for iron/carbon based oxygen scavenger, 2017

3. Doped Iron/Carbon Hybrid Nanoparticles with Tunable Size for High Efficient Oxygen Scavenging, 2016



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