Academic Profile : Faculty

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Prof Yan Qingyu
Professor, School of Materials Science & Engineering
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Dr. Yan obtained his BA from Materials Science and Engineering Department of Nanjing University, China, in 1999. He finished his Phd from Materials Science and Engineering Department of State University of New York at Stony Brook in 2004. After that, He joined the Materials Science and Engineering Department of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as a postdoctoral research associate until joining Nanyang Technological University in 2007.
(1) semiconductor nanocrystals
(2) magnetic nanoparticle assembly
(3) thermoelectric materials
  • Advanced high-entropy thermoelectric materials: design principle and physical transport property
  • Advanced Repair and Materials (IAF-ICP)
  • Advanced Repair and Materials (RR)
  • Efficient electrocatalytic urea production at ambient conditions from N-integrated CO2 reduction
  • Improving the flow battery performance by reducing the various losses in development of multi kW to MW flow batteries
  • Investigate into mechanisms of Li Ion battery aging and degradation. Develop degradation models based on lump circuit and data driven deep learning.
  • Lubrizol Specialty Polymers for Advanced Battery Manufacturing
  • Optimized physical transport of black phosphorus with improved thermoelectric performance
  • Physics and Knowledge Transfer-based Cognitive Digital Twin for Advanced Battery Analytics
  • SCARCE Phase 2: RT3 Recycling and Recovery of strategic metals and rare earth from PCBs and beyond
  • WP1 - Project 1.1: In-situ/Ex-situ Characterization (PI: Alex Yan)