Actual research project

Fabricate TiO2 inverse opals for use as photocatalyst and study the effect of slow photons on the amplification of the photocatalytic efficiency

Contact

Work: Dept. of Chemistry
University of Toronto
Lash Miller Building
80, St. George Street
M5S3H6 Toronto , Canada
Office: Room LM 328
Phone: 416-978-4735
Email: jchen@chem.utoronto.ca

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2004.9 ~ present Ph. D. (Inorganic Chemistry, Prof. Geoff. A. Ozin)
          Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

  • 1999.9 ~ 2004.6 B.Sc. and Co-operative Education
          Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada

Awards and Scholarship

  • 2006-2008

    NSERC - Postgraduate Scholarship – Doctoral’s

    2006

    Chorafas Foundation Prize

    2006

    Materials Research Society Graduate Student Silver Award

    2006

    F. E. Beamish Prize in Inorganic Chemistry

    2004-2006

    NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship – Master’s

    2004

    University of Toronto Fellowship

    2004

    Society of Chemical Industry Merit Award

    2004

    Research Education for Undergraduates Award, National Science Foundation

    2003

    Simon Fraser University Chemistry Award

    2002, 2003

    NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award

    2002

    Chemical Institute of Canada Achievement Award

    2002-2004

    Simon Fraser University Open Scholarship

    1999-2001

    Simon Fraser University Dean’s Scholarship in Faculty of Science

List of publications

  • J. I. L. Chen, G. von Freymann, V. Kitaev, and G. A. Ozin, “Effect of Disorder on the Optically Amplified Photocatalytic Efficiency of TiO2 Inverse Opals” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 1196-1202.
  • J. I. L. Chen, G. von Freymann, S. Y. Choi, V. Kitaev, and G. A. Ozin, “Amplified Photochemistry with Slow Photons” Adv. Mater. 2006, 18, 1915-1919.
  • A. C. Arsenault, D. A. Rider, N. Tetrault, J. I. L. Chen, N. Coombs, G. A. Ozin, and I. Manners, “Block Copolymers under Periodic, Strong Three-Dimensional Confinement” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 9954-9955.
  • H.-Y. Guo, J. I. L. Chen, A. S. Arrott and Z.-G. Ye, “Enhanced ferroelectricity and ferromagnetism in La1-xBixCrO3 by Bi3+- substitution” J. Mater. Res. In press (2007).
  • J. I. L. Chen, and Z.-G. Ye, “Citrate-Nitrate Combustion Route to the Synthesis of LaCrO3 – BiCrO3 Solid Solution” J. Mater. Sci. In press. (2007).
  • J. T. McCann, J. I. L. Chen, D. Li, Z.-G. Ye, and Y. Xia, “Electrospinning of Polycrystalline Barium Titanate Nanofibers with Controllable Morphology and Alignment” Chem. Phys. Lett. 2006, 424, 162-166.
  • J. I. L. Chen, M. Mahesh Kumar, and Z. –G. Ye, “A New Ferroelectric Solid Solution System of LaCrO3-BiCrO3” J. Solid State Chem. 2004, 177, 1501-1507.
  • J. I. L. Chen, and Z.-G. Ye, “Ferroelectricity in La1-xBixCrO3 Solid Solutions” Ferroelectrics: Proceedings of the 10th European Meeting on Ferroelectricity 2004, 301, 175-177.

Extracurricular Activities

Piano, badminton and skiing

 

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