Academic Profile

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.
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Prof Yan Qingyu
Professor, School of Materials Science & Engineering

(1) semiconductor nanocrystals
(2) magnetic nanoparticle assembly
(3) thermoelectric materials
  • Advanced Repair and Materials (IAF-ICP)

  • Advanced Repair and Materials (RR)

  • From Oriented 2D Structures To Pellets For Advanced Thermoelectric Applications

  • Photochemistry enabled highly efficient Li-O cells

  • Sustainable Hybrid Lighting System for Controlled Environment Agriculture
  • Tan, Li Ping; Lu, Ziyang; Tan, Hui Teng; Zhu, Jixin; Rui, Xianhong; Yan, Qingyu; Hng, Huey Hoon. (2012). Germanium nanowires-based carbon composite as anodes for lithium-ion batteries. Journal of Power Sources, 206, 253.

  • Chen Xu, Yi Zeng, Xianhong Rui, Ni Xiao, Jixin Zhu, Wenyu Zhang, Jing Chen, Weiling Liu, Huiteng Tan, Huey Hoon Hng, and Qingyu Yan. (2012). Controlled Soft-Template Synthesis of Ultra-thin C@FeS Nanosheets with High Li Storage Performance. ACS Nano, .

  • Fan Shufen, Sun Ting, Rui Xianhong, Yan Qingyu, Hng huey Hoon. (2012). Cooperative enhancement of capacities in nanostructured SnSb/carbon nanotube network nanocomposite as anode for lithium ion batteries. Journal of Power Sources, 201, 288-293.

  • Sun T, Hng HH, Yan QY, Ma J. (2012). Effect of Ag-doping on crystal structure and high temperature thermoelectric properties of c-axis oriented Ca3Co4O9 thin films by pulsed laser deposition.. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 511, 133-138.

  • Xiaojun Zhang, Ziyang Lu, Daohao Sim, Shuzhou Li, Yuhua Feng, Jan Ma, Hongyu Chen, Freddy Boey, Huey Hoon Hng, Qingyu Yan. (2012). Controlled Synthesis of Ag/Ag/Carbon Hybrid Nanostructures and Their Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Properties. Chemistry - A European Journal, 17, 13386.