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Mr. CHUA Chin Sheng

Scientist II


Structural Materials (STR) Department


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

Research Details

Additive Manufacturing for Ceramics and Metal material

Aerospace material

Solar energy harvesting

Photocatalytic material

Thin film deposition (physical vapor deposition, chemical vapor deposition)

Thin film characterization using FTIR, UV-Vis, ellipsometry, XRD, SEM

Fabrication and characterization of ceramics aerospace material, X-ray Residual Stress Measurement

2013-2015 Novel Device Architectures for Solar Energy Harvesting based on Earth-Abundant Materials


2015-2017 Automated Coverage Control Methodology for Shot Peening


2016-2017 TiO2 surface treatment for visible light photocatalytic self-cleaning window applications


2017-2019 Development of a Healing, Joining Technique for SiC, SiN Ceramic Composite Material


2018-2023 High-strength lightweight metals and soft magnetic materials

Development of a Healing, Joining Technique for SiC, SiN Ceramic Composite Material

2017-present Scientist II, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (Singapore)


2013-2017 Scientist I, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (Singapore)

2006 - 2007 Research officer at Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, A*STAR (Singapore)

Ph.D. (Electrical and Electronic Engineering), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2013

B. Eng. (Electrical and Electronic Engineering), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2005

Aug 2007 A*STAR graduate scholarship, Singapore

C.S. Chua, O.K. Tan, M.S. Tse, X. Ding, "Photocatalytic activity tin-doped TiO2 film deposited via Aerosol Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition", Thin Solid Films, vol 544, p571-575 (2013)


A.Irannejad, K. Janghorban, O.K. Tan, H. Huang, C.K. Lim, P.Y. Tan, X. Fang, C.S. Chua, S. Maleksaeedi, S.M.H. Hejazi, M.M. Shahjamali, M. Ghaffari, "Effect of the TiO2 shell thickness on the dye-sensitized solar cells with ZnO-TiO2 core-shell nanorod electrodes", Electrochim. Acta, Vol 58, p19-24 (2011)

CS Chua, X Fang, X Chen, OK Tan, MS Tse, AMI Soutar, X Ding, “Effect of Annealing Temperature on Microstructure and UV Light Photocatalytic Activity of TiO2 Films Grown by Atmospheric Pressure CVD”, Chemical Vapor Deposition vol 20, p44-50, 2014


HF Liu, KKA Antwi, CS Chua, J Huang, SJ Chua, DZ Chi. “Epitaxial synthesis, band offset, and photoelectrochemical properties of cubic Ga2S3 thin films on GaAs (111) substrates”, ECS Solid State Letters, vol 3, p131-135 (2014)


YF Lim, CS Chua, CJJ Lee, D Chi, “Sol–gel deposited Cu 2 O and CuO thin films for photocatalytic water splitting”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics vol 16, p25928-25934 (2014)


S Masudy-Panah, RS Moakhar, CS Chua, HR Tan, TI Wong, D Chi, GK Dalapati, “Nanocrystal engineering of sputter-grown CuO photocathode for visible-light-driven electrochemical water splitting”, ACS applied materials & interfaces, Vol 8, p1206-1213 (2016)


S Masudy-Panah, RS Moakhar, CS Chua, A Kushwaha, TI Wong, GK Dalapati, “Rapid thermal annealing assisted stability and efficiency enhancement in a sputter deposited CuO photocathode”, RSC Advances Vol 6, p29383-29390 (2016)


D Ansovini, CJJ Lee, CS Chua, LT Ong, HR Tan, WR Webb, R Raja, YF Lim, “A highly active hydrogen evolution electrocatalyst based on a cobalt–nickel sulfide composite electrode”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A vol 4, p9744-9749 (2016)


CS Chua, D Ansovini, CJJ Lee, YT Teng, LT Ong, D Chi, TSA Hor, R Raja, YF Lim, “The effect of crystallinity on photocatalytic performance of Co 3 O 4 water-splitting cocatalysts”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics vol 18, p5172-5178 (2016)


S Masudy-Panah, M Kakran, YF Lim, CS Chua, HR Tan, GK Dalapati, “Graphene nanoparticle incorporated CuO thin film for solar cell application”, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy vol 8, 043507 (2016)


GK Dalapati, CS Chua, A Kushwaha, SL Liew, V Suresh, D Chi, “All earth abundant materials for low cost solar-driven hydrogen production”, Materials Letters vol 183, 183-186 (2016)


C Shen, CS Chua, YF Lim, J Liu, X Wang, B Liu, Q Wang, “A Molecular Relay‐Modified CdS‐Sensitized Photoelectrochemical Cell for Overall Water Splitting”, ChemElectroChem vol 3, 1471-1477


H Liu, Q Dou, CS Chua, “Integration of p-type β-In 2 S 3 thin films on III-nitride heterostructures for multiple functional applications”, RSC Advances vol 6, 94139-94148 (2016)


S Masudy-Panah, R Siavash Moakhar, CS Chua, A Kushwaha, GK Dalapati, “Stable and efficient CuO based photocathode through oxygen-rich composition and Au–Pd nanostructure incorporation for solar-hydrogen production” ACS applied materials & interfaces vol 9, 27596-27606 (2017)


D Zeng, WJ Ong, Y Chen, SY Tee, CS Chua, DL Peng, MY Han, “Co2P Nanorods as an Efficient Cocatalyst Decorated Porous g‐C3N4 Nanosheets for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production under Visible Light Irradiation”, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization vol 35, 1700251 (2018)


YJ Jin, J Linghu, J Chai, CS Chua, LM Wong, YP Feng, M Yang, S Wang, “Defect Evolution Enhanced Visible-Light Photocatalytic Activity in Nitrogen-Doped Anatase TiO2 Thin Films”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C vol 122, 16600-16606 (2018)


2017     Method for preparing transition metal phosphide, US Patent Number 9802821

Inventors: Shuang-yuan Zhang, Si Yin Tee, Ming-Yong Han, Kwok Wei Shah, Chin Sheng Chua, Dongzhi Chi, HOR Andy



Last updated on : 23 Nov 2018 11:25 AM