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Senior Principal Fellow
Professor LEE Jim Yang

Research Interests
Research Highlights

Lee Jim Yang is Professor and Acting Head of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at NUS. He also holds a concurrent appointment with the NUS Graduate School and an Adjunct Scientist appointment at the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE). He graduated from the then University of Singapore with first class honours, and received his Master and PhD degrees from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. He is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChe), American Chemical Society (ACS) and The Electrochemical Society (ECS).

Home page: http://www.chbe.nus.edu.sg/staff/lee.html

Professor Lee researches on new materials for lithium-ion batteries and room temperature direct alcohol fuel cells for portable applications. He is well cited for his works on carbon-tin composite anode materials for lithium ion batteries, carbon-nanotube supported anode catalysts, fuel-tolerant cathode catalysts and alcohol-blocking polymer electrolyte membranes for direct alcohol fuel cells. He also works on shape- and size-controlled synthesis of nanoparticles and “green synthesis” of metal nanoparticles with simple micro-organisms and small biomolecules. His new interests include photolysis of water and microbial fuel cells. He has coordinated several energy-related initiatives for the Faculty of Engineering at NUS.


Email: cheleejy@nus.edu.sg
Phone: (+65) 6516-2899
Fax: (+65) 6775-1831