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Dr. Albertus Denny HANDOKO

Scientist II


Electronic Materials (ELE) Department


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

Research Details

Solution growth of inorganic materials, Structure-Properties correlation studies, thermochromic materials, Renewable energy generation, CO2 reduction, Oxygen evolution/reduction reaction.
X-ray adsorption (XANES, EXAFS), X-ray diffraction (quantitative analysis), electrocatalysis, photocatalysis, chromatography analyses of liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons.
Hydrothermal synthesis of thermochromic materials
Multivalent Energy Storage for a Sustainable Future: A Quest beyond Lithium-Ion Technologies

APR 2013 – 2016
Dept. of Chemistry, National University of Singapore – Research Fellow
Funded by Singapore-Peking-Oxford research enterprise (2013-2015), NUS Chemistry (2015-2016), Singapore-Berkeley Research Initiative for Sustainable Energy 
Project: (1) CO2 electroreduction to valuable chemicals, (2) Operando spectroscopy for electrochemical reactions

NOV 2010 – DEC 2012
Dept. of Chemical Engineering, University College London – Post Doctoral Research Associate
Funded by UK EPSRC grand challenge project consortium for CO2 conversion to fuels

AUG 2005 – SEP 2010
Design and Growth Group, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (A*Star, Singapore) – Research Officer
Project: (1) Hydrothermal synthesis of lead-free piezoelectrics, (2) Hydrothermal synthesis of ZnO based transparent conductive oxides

JUL 2003 - JAN 2004
Hewlett-Packard (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. – Industrial Attachment
Development of a new hermetic package design for an upcoming MEMS device.

AUG 2005 – OCT 2011 Doctor of Philosophy (Materials), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Thesis: Hydrothermal Synthesis of Lead-free Piezoelectric Materials 
(Thesis advisors: Prof. Ma Jan, Dr. Gregory Goh)

JUL 2001 – JUL 2005
Bachelor of Engineering (Materials), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Thesis: Oxide thin films high-k gate dielectrics for nano/microelectronics

Awarded NTU Industrial Attachment Book Prize (2004)
1. Huang, Y.; Handoko, A. D.; Hirunsit, P.; Yeo, B. S., Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 Using Copper Single-Crystal Surfaces: Effects of CO* Coverage on the Selective Formation of Ethylene. ACS Catal. 2017, 1749-1756.

2. Ren, D.; Wong, N. T.; Handoko, A. D.; Huang, Y.; Yeo, B. S., Mechanistic Insights into the Enhanced Activity and Stability of Agglomerated Cu Nanocrystals for the Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide to n-Propanol. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2016, 7, (1), 20-24.

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