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Professor Alex Yan Qingyu

Phone: (+65) 6790 4583
Office: ABN-B2c-19
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Current Research Interests

Materials for energy storage, thermoelectric materials, electrocatalyst.

Biographical Information

Qingyu Yan is currently a professor in School of Materials Science and Engineering in Nanyang Technology University. He obtained his BS in Materials Science and Engineering, Nanjing University. He finished his PhD from Materials Science and Engineering Department of State University of New York at Stony Brook. After that, He joined the Materials Science and Engineering Department of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as a postdoctoral research associate. He joined School of Materials Science and Engineering of Nanyang Technological University as an assistant professor in early 2008 and became an associate Professor in 2013.


Selected Publications

Xianhong Rui, Wenping Sun, Chao Wu, Yan Yu, Qingyu Yan, High-Performance and Highly Recyclable Na3V2(PO4)3 Cathodes,  Advanced Materials, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201502864 (2015).

J. Wu­­, X. Rui, W. Chen, Qingyu Yan, Qichun Zhang, Pushing Up Lithium Storage through Using Nanostructured Polyazaacene Analogues as Anodes, Angewandte Chemie 127 (25), p7462-7466 (2015).

Dan Yang, Ziyang Lu, Xianhong Rui, Xiao Huang, Hai Li, Jixin Zhu, Wenyu Zhang, Yeng Ming Lam, Huey Hoon Hng, Hua Zhang, Qingyu Yan, Synthesis of two-dimensional transition metal phosphates with highly ordered mesoporous structures for lithium-ion battery application,  Angewandte Chemie 53 (35), p9352-9355 (2014).

Jixin Zhu, Zongyou Yin, Dan Yang, Ting Sun, Hong Yu, Harry E. Hoster, Huey Hoon Hng, Hua Zhang, Qingyu Yan, Hierarchical hollow spheres composed of ultrathin Fe2O3 nanosheets for lithium storage and photocatalytic water oxidation, Energy & Environmental Science 6 (3),  987 - 993 (2013).

Wenwen Zhou, Jixin Zhu, Di Li, Huey Hoon Hng, Freddy Yin Chiang Boey, Jan Ma, Hua Zhang, Qingyu Yan, Binary-phased nanoparticles for enhanced thermoelectric properties, Advanced Materials, 21, 31, p3196 (2009).