Molecular Science and Technology Program   TIGP


The faculty of MST program are composed of researchers from two institutes of Academia Sinica (Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, and Institute of Chemistry), researchers from Center for Condensed Matter Sciences of National Taiwan University, and faculty from Chemistry Department of National Tsing Hua University and Physics Department of National Central University.?There are more than 40 outstanding faculty members and researchers (includes Nobel prize winner Dr.Yuan-Tseh Lee) with expertise covering chemical dynamics and molecular spectroscopy, functional materials, nanomaterials and nanodevices, biomolecular structures and dynamics, ultrafast laser technology and high-field physics, light-matter interactions and optical controlling, molecular electronics,and theoretical and computational chemistry.


Academia Sinica                              

National Tsing Hua University

National Taiwan University

National Central University

National Chiao Tung University



Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences , Academia Sinica

Dr. Huan-Cheng Chang
Ph.D. in Chemistry,Indiana Univ., U.S.A
Biophysical chemistry and bioanalytics

Dr. King -Chuen Lin
Ph.D. in Chemistry,Michigan State Univ., USA
Reaction dynamics of 1A and 2A metal atoms with H2, CH4 and rare gases, Photodissociation of small molecules studied by velocity-mapping image and FTIR, State selection and orientation of small molecules by hexapole state selector, Cavity ring down spectroscopy in gas and condensed phase, Single molecule detection and related studies

Dr. Ming-Shien Chang
Ph.D. in Physics,Georgia Tech., U.S.A
Experimental ultracold atomic physics, quantum gas, quantum information

Dr. Kopin Liu
Ph.D. in Chemistry,Ohio State Univ., U.S.A.
Chemical dynamics

Dr. Ta-Chau Chang
Ph.D. in Chemistry,Iowa State Univ., U.S.A.
Biological applications of laser spectroscopy

Dr. Shang-Bin Liu
Ph.D. in Physics,College of William and Mary, U.S.A.
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, porous materials, and catalysis

Dr. Kuei-Hsien Chen
Ph.D. in Applied Sci.,Harvard Univ., U.S.A.
Optoelectronic materials and nanosciences

Dr. Chi-Kung Ni
Ph.D. in Chemistry,Columbia Univ., U.S.A.
Molecular dynamics

Dr. Szu-Yuan Chen
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Univ. Michigan, U.S.A.
laser-plasma-based light source / material growth and characteriztion by light pulse /  application in energy, quatum computing, and medicine

Dr. Ker-Jar Song
Ph.D. in Physics Univ. of Pennsylvania
Surface Science

Dr. Ying-Cheng Chen
Ph.D. in Physics,National Tsing Hua Univ., Taiwan
Laser cooling of atom, ultra-cold atom and molecule sciences, quantum optics

Dr. Kaito Takahashi
Ph.D in Chemistry Keio Univ. Japan
Theoretical chemical reaction dynamics

Dr. Yit-Tsong Chen
Ph.D. in Chemistry,Univ. of Chicago, U.S.A.
Physical chemistry and Bioanalytical chemistry

Dr. Wen-Bih Tzeng
Ph.D. in Chemistry,Iowa State Univ., U.S.A.
Mass spectrometry and molecular ion spectroscopy

Dr. Chau-Chung Han
Ph.D. in Chemistry,Stanford Univ., U.S.A.
Biological mass spectrometry and chromatography
Dr. Jyhpyng Wang
Ph.D. in Applied Sci.,Harvard Univ., U.S.A
Ultrafast optics, high-power lasers, and high-field sciences
Dr. Chia-Lung Hsieh
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, U.S.A
Nanoscopic diffusion in biological membranes, Bio-imaging with linear scattering and nonlinear scattering nano-materials, High-speed single-particle tracking, Single-molecule fluorescence microscopy

Dr. Wei-Hua Wang
Ph.D. in Physics,Pennsylvania State Univ., U.S.A.
Spin-dependent phenomena in nanodevices

Dr. Yen-Chu Hsu
Ph.D. in Chemistry,Univ. of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Molecular spectroscopy and laser spectroscopy

Dr. Yuh-Lin Wang
Ph.D. in Physics,Univ. of Chicago, U.S.A.
Scanning tunneling spectroscopy

Dr. Jer-Lai Kuo
Ph.D. in Chemical Physics, Ohio State University, USA
Computational Physics/Chemistry, Multi-scale Simulation

Dr. Ching-Ming Wei
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Surface Science/ Electron Holography/ Ab initio total energy calculation

Dr. Yuan-Tseh Lee
Ph.D. in Chemistry,Univ. of California at Berkeley, U.S.A.
Reaction dynamics

Dr. Dah-Yen Yang
Ph.D. in Chemistry,Michigan State Univ., U.S.A

Dr. Jung-Chi Liao
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A. Biophysics,AdvancedMicroscopy, Drug Development

Dr. Tsyr-Yan Yu
Ph.D. in Chemistry, Washington University in St. Louis, U.S.A.
Membrane Protein Research, NMR spectroscopy

Dr. Jim Jr-Min Lin
Ph.D. in Chemistry,National Taiwan Univ., Taiwan
Reaction dynamics and photochemistry
Institute of Chemistry,Academia Sinica
Dr. Ding-Kwo Chang
Ph. D. in Chemistry, Univ. of Wisconsin at Madison, U.S.A.
Molecular biophysics

Dr. Hsien--Ming Lee
Ph. D. in Chemistry,
Purdue University , U.S.A.
Development of fluorescence-reporting biosensors, Protein chemical modifications for novel protein functions, Cellular drug delivery using peptides, liposomes, and nanoparticles, Development of cell-penetrating / organelle-targeting peptides as cellular delivery vesicles

Dr. Wei-Hau Chang
Ph. D. in Biophysics,Stanford Univ., U.S.A.
Cryo-electron microscopy, image processing, single molecule imaging, biochemistry

Dr. Wen-Shan Li
Ph. D. in Chemistry,Case Western Reserve Univ., U.S.A.
Bioorganic chemistry

Dr. Ito Chao
Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles
Computational Chemistry and Molecular Design

Dr. Jiann-T¡¦suen Lin
Ph. D. in Chemistry,Univ. of Minnesota at Minneapolis, U.S.A.
Organometalic chemistry and material chemistry

Dr. Rong-Jie Chein
Ph.D. in Chemistry,National Chiao Tung University
Organic Synthesis,Natural Products Synthesis

Dr. Ling-Kang Liu
Ph. D. in Chemistry, Univ. of Texas at Austin, U.S.A.
Structural chemistry

Dr. Chin-Ti Chen
Ph.D. in Chemistry,Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A.
Material chemistry

Dr. Kuang-Lieh Lu
Ph. D. in Chemistry,National Taiwan Univ., Taiwan
Supramolecular chemistry and nanomaterials

Dr. Yu-Ju Chen
Ph. D. in Chemistry,Iowa State Univ., U.S.A.
Biological Mass Spectrometry and Protoemics

Dr. Tiow-Gan Ong
Ph.D. in Chemistry. University of Kentucky
Organometallic and Organic Catalysis

Dr. Mimg-Hsi J. Chiang
Ph. D. in Chemistry, Indiana University, U.S.A.
Inorganic, Bioinorganic and Biocatalysis

Dr. Shin-Guang Shyu
Ph. D. in Chemistry,
The Ohio State University, USA
Inorganic Chemistry and Materials Science

Dr. Tahsin J. Chow
Ph. D. in Chemistry, Univ. of Cincinnati, U.S.A.
Organic chemistry

Dr. Shih-Sheng Sun
Ph.D. in Chemistry,State University of New York at Binghamton., U.S.A
Molecular recognition chemical sensing, supramolecular assemblies of p-conjugated systems, Light-harvesting materials for dye-sensitized solar cells

Dr. Joseph Jen-Tse Huang
Ph.D. in Chemistry, National Taiwan University
Biophysical Chemistry, Fluorescence-based Spectroscopy, Drug Development for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Dr. Yu-Tai Tao
Ph. D. in Chemistry,Univ. of Rochester, U.S.A.
Organic materials chemistry and surface chemistry

Dr. Chen-Hsiung Hung
Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Wyoming, U.S.A.
Bioinorganic chemistry, porphyrin synthesis and heme model studies, and single crystal X-ray structure determination

Dr. Der-Lii Tzou
Ph. D. in Chemistry,Georgia Institute of Technology, U.S.A.
NMR Spectroscopy and Protein structural and functional relationship

Dr. Chao-Ping Hsu
Ph. D. in Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, U.S.A.
Theoretical chemistry

Dr.Steve Sheng-Fa Yu
Ph.D. in Chemistry,National Tsing Hua Univ., Taiwan
Bio-organic Chemistry and Bio-Inorganic Chemistry

Chemistry Department
,National Tsing Hua University
Dr. Po-Yuan Cheng
Ph.D. in Chemistry,Univ. of Georgia, U.S.A.
Ultrafast chemistry

Dr. Chia-Min Yang
Ph.D. in Chemistry,National Tsing Hua Univ., Taiwan
Physical chemistry and materials chemistry of mesoporous materials, organic-inorganic hybrid materials, and colloidal crystals

Dr. Chin-Hui Yu
Ph.D. in Chemistry,Ohio State Univ., U.S.A.
Theoretical chemistry, computational chemistry, electronic structure, and high-performance computing



Physics Department,National Central University
Dr. S.K. Lai
Ph.D. in Physics,University of Waterloo, Canada
Colloidal dispersion (structures, phase diagrams, phase transition), Metallic pure and alloy clusters (structures, thermal properties), Time series clustering analysis

Dr. Y.R. Lin-Liu
Ph.D. in PhysicsNorthwestern University, USA
Plasma Physics, Computational Physics, Condensed Matter Physics

Dr. Pik-Yin Lai
Ph.D. in Physics,University of Pittsburgh, USA
Biophysics,Soft-matter,nonlininear physics

Dr. Jan B. Nee
Ph.D. in physics, University of Michigan
Synchrotron radiation spectroscopy, remote sensing of atmosphere, atmospheric physics and chemistry


Center for Condensed Matter Sciences
,National Taiwan University
Dr. Li-Chyong Chen
Ph.D. in Applied Physics,Harvard Univ., U.S.A.
Material Science
Dr. Michitoshi Hayashi
Ph.D. in Chemistry,Tohoku Univ., Japan
Theoretical, computational, and physical chemistry
  Dr. Juen-Kai Wang
Ph.D. in Applied Physics, Harvard University
Innovative Spectroscopic Studies of Nanomaterials and Nanostructures
The Department of Applied Chemistry National Chiao Tung University
Dr. Sheng Hsien Lin
Ph.D. in Chemistry,Univ. of Utah, U.S.A.
Spectroscopy and dynamics of molecules, protein folding, and nonlinear optics


AAAddress: Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences,Academia Sinica     P.O. Box 23-166,Taipei,Taiwan 106,ROC