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Chih-Yen Chen

Chih-Yen Chen

Postdoctoral Fellow

Office: 276N PTB Building
Fax: 404-894-9140
Mailing Address: PTB building 280
Georgia Institute of Technology
500 10th street N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30318-5794


  • Postdoctoral Researcher in Department of Materials Science & Engineering and Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA 2014-2016
  • Postdoctoral Researcher in Department of Materials Science & Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan 2013-2014
  • One-year Compulsory Military Service in Taiwan 2012-2013
  • Ph.D. of Materials Science & Engineering National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan 2006-2012
  • Master of Environmental Science & Engineering National Chung Hsing University; ‚ÄčTeacher's Certificate Issued by the Ministry of Education, Taiwan 2004-2006
  • Double Bachelor of Chemistry and Environmental Science & Engineering; Minor Degree of Chemical Engineering National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan 2000-2006

Research Area

  • Applications and Theories of Energy Storage with Renewable Electricity Generation
  • Catalytic and Electrochemical Processes in 2D/thin-film Materials
  • Environmental Electron Microscopy Technology

Selected Publications

1. Moonkang Choi#, Chih-Yen Chen#,*, Gonzalo Murillo, Sungmin Hwang, Minbaek Lee, “Mechanical and Electrical Characterization of PVDF-ZnO Hybrid Structure for Application to Nanogenerator.” Nano Energy, 2017, NANOEN1776, online (#equal contribution, * corresponding author)

2. Chih-Yen Chen, Guang Zhou, Youfan Hu, Jeng-Wei Yu, Jinghui Song, Lung-Han Peng, Li-Jen Chou, Zhong Lin Wang, “Gallium Nitride Nanowires Based Nanogenerators and Light-Emitting Diodes.” ACS Nano, 2012, 6 (6), 5687-5692. The Cover of June Issue

3. Chih-Yen Chen, Yu-Kai Lin, Chia-Wei Hsu, Yu-Lun Chueh, Lih-Juann Chen, Shen-Chuan Lo, and Li-Jen Chou, “Coaxial Metal-Silicide Ni2Si/C54-TiSi2 Nanowires.” Nano Letters, 2012, 12 (5), 2254-2259.

4. Minbaek Lee#, Chih-Yen Chen#, Sihong Wang, Seung Nam Cha, Jong Min Kim, Li-Jen Chou, and Zhong Lin Wang, “A Hybrid Piezoelectric Structure for Wearable Nanogenerator.” Advanced Materials, 2012, 24 (13), 1759-1764. (#equal contribution)

5. Mufan Li, Zipeng Zhao, Tao Cheng, Alessandro Fortunelli, Chih-Yen Chen, Rong Yu, Miquel Salmeron, William A. Goddard III, Yu Huang, and Xiangfeng Duan, “Ultrafine Jagged Platinum Nanowires Enable Record-High Platinum Mass Activity for Oxygen Reduction Reaction.” Science, 2016, 354 (6318), 1414-1419

6. Dehui Li, Gongming Wang, Hung-Chieh Cheng, Chih-Yen Chen, Hao Wu, Yuan Liu, Yu Huang, and Xiangfeng Duan, “Size dependent solid-solid phase transition in methylammonium lead iodide perovskite microplate crystals.” Nature Communication, 2016, 7, 11330.

7. Zhaoyang Lin, Anxiang Yin, Jun Mao, Yi Xia, Qiyuan He, Chih-Yen Chen, Yanliang Zhang, Vidvuds Ozolins, Zhifeng Ren, Yu Huang, and Xiangfeng Duan, “Scalable Solution Phase Epitaxial Growth of Symmetry-mismatched Heterostructures on Twodimensional Crystal Soft Template.” Science Advances, 2016, 2(10), e1600993.

8. Gongming Wang, Dehui Li, Hung-Chieh Cheng, Chih-Yen Chen, Anxiang Yin, Zipeng Zhao, Zhaoyang Lin, Hao Wu, Qiyuan He, Mengning Ding, Yuan Liu, Yu Huang, and Xiangfeng Duan, “Wafer Scale Growth of Large Arrays of Perovskite Micro-plate Crystals for Functional Electronics and Optoelectronics” Science Advances, 2015, 1:e1500613