Jau Tang

Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Jau Tang serves as a Research Fellow of the Research Center for Applied Sciences (RCAS) in Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan. He serves also as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Photonics of National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan. He also served as an Associate Director of RCAS from 2007 to 2010. He received his B.S. degree from National Taiwan University (1974), an M.S. degree from National Tsing Hua University (1976) and a Ph.D. degree from UC-Berkley (1981). All his degrees are in physics. In the past, he has worked for Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois, Bell Laboratories in New Jersey, and California Institute of Technology in California until he retuned to Taiwan to join RCAS in 2007. He has broad research interest in multidisciplinary areas in physics, chemistry, and electrical engineering, including nanoscience, single-molecule spectroscopy, ultrafast phenomena using femtosecond laser, photochemistry, electron transfer, solid-state NMR, pulsed EPR, and nonlinear fiber optics. He is an APS Fellow (2010), a recipient of R&D 100 Award (1988) and several Argonne awards from Argonne National Laboratory in USA, and he is a recipient of the Outstanding Scholar Award (2007-2012) from Taiwan. In addition to his appointment as an Editor of ISRN Physical Chemistry, he serves currently as a Senior Editor of Nano Reviews, a Board Director of Asian Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Association, now serving six countries in southeast Asia and the Chairman of Taiwan Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Association. He has organized and chaired several international symposiums and domestic workshops on nanoscience. His personal website: http://www.rcas.sinica.edu.tw/faculty/jautang.html

Biography Updated on 19 September 2011

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