Associate Professor Tzu-Chien  Wei
Green Technology
Supervisor

Associate Professor Tzu-Chien Wei 衛子健 副教授

  • Principal Investigator, Electrochemical Engineering Laboratory
 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Dye Sensitized Solar Cell 

  • Perovskite Solar Cell 

  • Electrochemical Metallization

PERSONAL INTRODUCTION AND HONORS

 

EDUCATION

1993-1997 B.A., Dept.of Chemical Engineering, National Tsing-Hua University (Taiwan)

1997-1999 M.S., Dept.of Chemical Engineering, National Tsing-Hua University (Taiwan)

2003-2007 PhD, Dept.of Chemical Engineering, National Tsing-Hua University (Taiwan)

WORK EXPERIENCE

1999-2003 Specialist: Electric Energy Section, Materials & Electro-Optics Research Division, Chung-shan Institute of Science & Technology (Ministry of National Defense)

2006 Visiting Scholar: Toin Yokohama Univerity, Japan

2007-2011 Director of Hsin-Chu Laboratory: Tripod Technology Corporation

2011-2012 Assistant Professor: Toin Yokohama University, Japan

2012 Research Associate: The Hong Kong University

2012-present Assistant Professor: Department of Chemical Engineering, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsnichu

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING & SKILLS

1. Dye-sensitized solar cell: from materials to device, cell to module and theory to application

2. Perovskite photovoltaic: developing on environmental-friendly process and material

3. Surface modification, catalysis and metallization on non-conductive substrate

AWARDS

NTHU Outstanding Teaching Award (2014/2017)

NTHU New Faculty Research Award(2016)

NTHU College of Engineering Outstanding Teaching Award(2014)

NTHU College of Engineering New Faculty Research Award(2016)

NTHU College of Engineering Outstanding Mentor Award(2014)

Ta-You Wu Memorial Award from National Science Council(2016).

 

LAB INTRODUCTION

Practical Technology Developments on Dye Sensitized Solar Cell 

Highly efficient DSSC device design and fabrication, including nano-platinum counter electrode optimization, doping and interface modification on photoanode, co­sensitization of porphyrin and organic dye, module device design & fabrication and device design for low­sun and indoor application.

• Electrochemical Metallization for Silicon Solar Cell

Silicon surface modification by silane derivatives, double-layer metal deposition and interface control, synthesis of nano-Pd catalyst applied on electroless plating for silicon solar cell and flexible printed circuit board.

• Research and development of perovskite solar cell 

Versatile electrodeposition technique for preparing electron and hole transporting layer and developing low-temperature processed flexible devices. Studies on lead-free and non­toxic solvent system processed perovskite solar cells. 

• A room temperature operating chemiresistor gas sensor based on liquid-phase exfoliation graphene

Characterization of high quality water-dispersed exfoliated graphene and its application on chemiresistor gas sensor.

  • Current Number of Student: more than 10 students 

SUPERVISOR PREFERENCE

Laboratory Advise Languages
Mandarin
English
Laboratory Admission Quotas
2 Students
  • Bachelor (Juniors and above)
  • Master
  • PhD.

CONTACT

Email:
[email protected]

Phone:
03-5715-131#33660

Address:
No.101, Sec. 2, Guangfu Rd., East Dist., Hsinchu City 30013, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Electrochemical Engineering Laboratory 
http://wchang.byethost11.com

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