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 Repair and Materials (IAF-ICP)
  • Advanced Repair and Materials (RR)
  • 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
  • Sustainable Hybrid Lighting System for Controlled Environment Agriculture