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Dr. YANG Jing

Scientist I


Advanced Characterisation and Instrumentation (ACI) Department


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

Research Details

  • First-principles study of electronic, optic, and magnetic properties of materials
  • Energy conversion and storage, fuel cell, solar cell and Li battery
  • heterogeneous catalyst 
  • First principle calculations
  • Molecule dynamic simulations
  • Charge transfer

  • 2016-Current: Scientist 1, IMRE
  • 2012-2016: Research Fellow, National University of Singapore
  • Ph.D in Material Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • B.Sc.& M.Sc. in Chemistry, Xiamen University, China
  • Tan Kah Kee Scholarship, 2008, Xiamen University, China
  • Khe-sui Choa Schoarship, 2007, Xiamen University, China

  1. R. Qian, H. Zong, G. Zhou, T. Zhao, J. Yang*, D. Bahnemann, J. Pan. Charge carrier Trapping, Reccombination and Transfer during TiO2 Photocatalysis: An Overview. Catalysis Today. In press
  2. J. Yang*, H. Kaiwai, C. Wong, K. Goh*. Electrical Doping Effect of Vacancies in Monolayer MoS2. J. Phys. Chem. C (2019) 123, 2933–2939
  3. J. Yang, X. Loh, B. Tan, Z. Li*. pH-Responsive Poly(dimethylsiloxane) Copolymer Decorated Magnetic Nanoparticles for Remotely Controlled Oil-in-Water Nanoemulsion Separation Macromol Rapid Commun. (2018) e1800013.
  4. W. Yang, H. Kawai, M. Bosman. J. Yang, et, al. Interlayer interactions in 2D WS2/MoS2 heterostructure monolithically grown by in-situ physical vapor deposition. Nanoscale (2018) 22927-22936
  5. H. Liu , C. Lee, Y. Jin, J. Yang, C. Yang, D. Chi*. Huge absorption edge blue shifts of layered α-MoO3 crystals upon thickness reduction approaching 2D nanosheets. J. Phys. Chem. C (2018) 12122–12130
  6. N. Zhou, H. Zhu, S. Li, J. Yang, T. Zhao, Y. Li. Q. Xu*. Au Nanorod/ZnO Core-shell Nanoparticles as Nano-photosensitizers for Near-Infrared Light Induced Singlet Oxygen Generation. J. Phys. Chem. C (2018) 7824–7830
  7. F. Pan, J. Yang, C. Jia, H. Li, Q. Wang*. Biphenyl-lithium-TEGDME solution as anolyte for high energy density non-aqueous redox flow lithium battery. J ENERGY CHEM. (2018) 1362-1368
  8. X. Zhang*, H. Kawai, J. Yang, K. Goh. Making 2D Nanolayers Visible by Optical Imaging. Singapore Science and Engineering Fair, Poster, (2018). Bronze Prize.
  9. X. Fan, J. Yang, X. Loh, Z. Li*. Polymeric Janus Nanoparticles: Recent Advances in Synthetic Strategies, Materials Properties, and Applications. Macromol. Rapid Commun. (2018)  e1800203.
  10. Y. Zhu, Y. Rong, Q. Liu, H.Chen, J. Yang, C. Jia, L. Yu, A. Karton, Y. Ren, X. Xu, S. Adams. Q. Wang*.Proton Enhanced Dynamic Battery Chemistry for Aprotic Li-O2 Batteries. Nature Comm. (2017) 14308
  11. Y. Zhu, X. Wang, C. Jia, J. Yang, and Q. Wang*, Redox-mediated ORR and OER Reactions: Redox Flow Lithium Oxygen Batteries Enabled with A Pair of Soluble Redox Catalysts. ACS Catalysis. (2016) 6191–6197
  12. Q. Huang, J. Yang, C. Ng, C. Jia, and Q. Wang*, Redox Flow Lithium Battery Based on the Redox Targeting Reactions between LiFePO4 and Iodide. Energy & Environ. Sci. (2016) 917-921
  13. Z. Li*, J. Yang, X. Loh*. Polyhydroxyalkanoates: opening doors for a sustainable future. NPG Asia Mater, (2016) 8, e265
  14. J. Yang, X. Wang, W. Yim, Q. Wang*. Computational Study on the Intramolecular Charge Separation of D-A-π-A Organic Sensitizers with Different Linker Groups. J. Phys. Chem. C (2015) 26355–26361
  15. J. Yang, J. Chen, Z. Li*. Structural basis for the structure-activity behavior of oxaliplatin and its enantiomeric analogues - A Molecular Dynamics Study of platinum-DNA intrastrand cross-link adducts.  Aust. J. Chem. DOI:10.1071/CH15624.)
  16. F. Pan, J. Yang, Q. Huang, X. Wang, H. Huang, Q. Wang*, Redox Targeting of Anatase TiO₂ for Redox Flow Lithium-ion Battery, Adv. Energy Mater. (2014) 1400567
  17. X. Wang, J. Yang, H. Yu, F. Li, L. Fan, W. Sun, Y. Liu, Z. Y. Koh, J. H. Pan, W. Yim, L. Yan, Q. Wang*, Benzothiadizole-cyclopentadithiophene Bridged D-A-π-A Sensitizer with Enhanced Light Absorption for High Efficiency Dye-sensitized Solar Cells. Chem. Comm. 50 (2014) 3965-3968
  18. Y. Zhu, C. Jia, J. Yang, F. Pan, Q. Huang, Q. Wang*, Dual Redox Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction and Evolution Reactions: towards a Redox Flow Li-O2 Battery. Chem. Comm. (2015)  9451-9454 
  19. C. Shen, X. Wang, X. Jiang, H. Zhu, F. Li, J. Yang, Q. Xu, Q. Wang*, Fast Charge Separation at Semiconductor Sensitizer-Molecular Relay Interface Leads to Significantly Enhanced Solar Cell Performance. J. Phys. Chem. C,(2015) 9774–9781
  20. J. Yang, Y. Zhou, H. Su*, S. Jiang,  Theoretical Study on the Effective Methanol Decomposition on Pd(111) Surface Facilitated in Alkaline Medium  J. Electroanal. Chem. (2011) 251–256
  21. Y. Zhou, J. Yang, H. Su, J. Zeng, S. Jiang, W. A. Goddard*  Insight into Proton Transfer in Phosphotungstic Acid Functionalized Mesoporous Silica-Based Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells  J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2014) 4954–4964
  22. J. Yang, J. Qi , M. Chen*, Q. Zhang, C. Au,  Parity Alternation of Linear Ground-state Hydrogenated Cationic Carbon Clusters HCn+ (n = 1-10)  Int. J. Mass spectrom. (2008) 165-171
  23. J. Yang, J. Liu, J. Qi, M. Chen*, Q. Zhang, Parity Alternation of Linear Ground-state Hydrogenated Cationic Carbon Clusters HCnSi+ (n =1-10) Int. J. Mass spectrom. (2008) 172-179
  24. M. Chen*, X. Li, J. Yang, Q. Zhang,  A Density Functional Study on Beryllium-Doped Carbon Dianion Clusters CnBe2- (n = 4-14)  J. Phys. Chem. A (2006) 4502-4508

Z. Li, X. Loh, B. Tan, Z.  J. Yang. A Core-Shell Nanoparticle. PCT/SG2018/050516

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