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Dr. ENG Yong Sheng Alex

Scientist I


Electronic Materials (ELE) Department


2 Fusionopolis Way Innovis, #08-03 Singapore 138634

Research Details

Synthesis and application of carbon-materials, graphenes, and 2D-layered nanomaterials (e.g. transition metal chalcogenides) for supercapacitors, lithium-sulfur batteries, and sodium batteries

In-situ and ex-situ mechanistic studies of electrochemical reactions in sodium batteries, lithium-sulfur batteries

Materials analysis and characterization

Fundamental electrochemical analyses

Battery testing and analysis

Multivalent Energy Storage for a Sustainable Future


Mar 2018 to date: Scientist I, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR

Feb 2017 Mar 2018: Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, A*STAR

Ph.D., School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2016

B. Sc. (Hons), Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2012

Nanyang President’s Graduate Scholarship, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2012

(1) A.Y.S. Eng, Z. Sofer, D. Sedmidubský, M. Pumera. Synthesis of Carboxylated-Graphenes by the Kolbe-Schmitt Process. ACS Nano 2017, 11, 1789.

(2) A.Y.S. Eng, C.K. Chua, M. Pumera. Facile Labelling of Graphene Oxide for Superior Capacitive Energy Storage and Fluorescence Applications. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016, 18, 9673.

(3) A.Y.S. Eng, C.K. Chua, M. Pumera. Refinements to The Structure of Graphite Oxide: Absolute Quantification of Functional Groups via Selective Labelling. Nanoscale 2015, 7, 20256.

(4) X. Chia, A.Y.S. Eng, A. Ambrosi, S. M. Tan, M. Pumera. Electrochemistry of Nanostructured Layered Transition-Metal Dichalcogenides. Chemical Reviews 2015, 115, 11941.

(5) A.Y.S. Eng, A. Ambrosi, Z. Sofer, P. Simek, M. Pumera. Electrochemistry of Transition Metal Dichalcogenides: Strong Dependence on the Metal-to-Chalcogen Composition and Exfoliation Method. ACS Nano 2014, 8, 12185.

(6) A.Y.S. Eng, M. Pumera. Direct Voltammetry of Colloidal Graphene Oxides. Electrochemistry Communications 2014, 43, 87.

(7) A.Y.S. Eng, A. Ambrosi, C.K. Chua, F. Šaněk, Z. Sofer, M. Pumera. Unusual Inherent Electrochemistry of Graphene Oxides Prepared Using Permanganate Oxidants. Chemistry – A European Journal 2013, 19, 12673.

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