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林立強 副教授 / Li-Chiang Lin Associate Professor

林立強 副教授
Li-Chiang Lin
PHONE. (02)3366-7211
FAX. (02)2362-1748
OFFICE . 化工一館304
LOCATION. 化工一館229
PHONE. (02)3366-3046
    • Education Background
      • National Taiwan University, B.S., Chemical Engineering, 2006
      • National Taiwan University, M.S., Chemical Engineering, 2007
      • University of California – Berkeley, Ph.D., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 2014


    • Research Topic
      • Recently, nanoporous materials (e.g., zeolites, metal-organic frameworks, graphene-based materials, etc.) have drawn considerable attention in the scientific community for their potential in energy- and environmental-related applications. To accelerate the development of novel materials, our group applies and develops state-of-the-art computational approaches, including molecular simulations, quantum chemical calculations, and machine learning, to study a large number of possible materials at an atomic level. We are interested in applications highlighted as follows:
      • Separation applications including, but not limited to, carbon capture, natural gas purifications, water desalination, and ethanol extraction.
      • Storage applications such as natural gas storage and heat pumps.
      • Catalysis.
    1. I&EC Research 2021 Class of Influential Researchers – The Americas (2021)
    2. World’s Top 2% of Scientists List, Elsevier (2021)
    3. AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) Futures (2021)
    4. Yushan Young Scholar Award, Ministry of Education, Taiwan (2021)
    5. Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching, The Ohio State University, USA(The highest teaching honor at OSU, 2021)
    6. Early Career Editorial Board, Separation and Purification Technology (Elsevier, 2021 – present)
    7. World’s Top 2% of Scientists List, Elsevier (2020)
    8. Charles E. MacQuigg Award for Outstanding Teaching, College of Engineering, The Ohio State University, USA (2020)
    9. Lumley Research Award, College of Engineering, The Ohio State University, USA (2020)
    10. Scialog Fellow for Negative Emissions Science (2020)
    11. Inaugural Holder of the Umit S. Ozkan Professorship, The Ohio State University, USA (2019-2021)
    12. Excellence in Publications Award (triennial), International Adsorption Society (IAS) (2019)
    13. DOW Excellence in Teaching Award, University of California – Berkeley, USA
    14. Chevron Fellowship, USA (2012)
    15. Graduate Student Research Award, AIChE Separation Division, USA (2012)
    16. 教育部留學獎學金, 台灣 (2012)
    17. Power Top-off Award, University of California–Berkeley, USA (2010)
    1. Cho, E.H.; Lin, L.-C.* Nanoporous Material Recognition via 3D Convolutional Neural Networks: Prediction of Adsorption Properties, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 12 (9), 2279-2285, 2021.
    2. Datar, A.; Witman, M.; Lin, L.-C.* Improving Computational Assessment of Porous Materials for Water Adsorption Applications via Flat Histogram Methods, J. Phys. Chem. C, 125 (7), 4253-4266, 2021.
    3. Chiou, D.-S.; Yu, H. J.; Hung, T.-H.; Lyu, Q.; Chang, C.-K.; Lee, J. S.*; Lin, L.-C.*; Kang, D.-Y.* Highly CO2 Selective Metal-Organic Framework Membranes with Favorable Coulombic Effect, Adv. Funct. Mater., 31 (4), 2006924, 2021.
    4. Datar, A.; Chung, Y. G.*; Lin, L.-C.* Beyond the BET Analysis: the Surface Area Prediction of Nanoporous Materials Using a Machine Learning Method, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 11 (14), 5412–5417, 2020.
    5. Lyu, Q.; Kang, D.-Y.; Hu, S.; Lin, L.-C.* Exploiting interior surface functionalization in reverse osmosis desalination membranes to mitigate permeability−selectivity trade-off: molecular simulations of nanotube-based membranes, Desalination, 491, 114537, 2020.
    6. Su, C.-Y.; Lyu, Q.; Kang, D.-Y.*; Yang, Z.-H.; Lam, C. H.; Chen, Y.-H.; Lo, S.-C.; Hua, C.-C.*; Lin, L.-C.* Hexagonal superalignment of nano-objects with tunable separation in a dilute and spacer-free solution, Phys. Rev. Lett., 123, 238002, 2019.
    7. Cho, E. H.; Lin, L.-C.* Electrostatic Potential Optimized Molecular Models for Molecular Simulations: CO, CO2, COS, H2S, N2, N2O, and SO2, J. Chem. Theory Comput., 15 (11), 6323-6332, 2019.
    8. Kan, M.-Y.; Shin, J. H.; Yang, C.-T.; Chang, C.-K.; Lee, L.-W.; Chen, B.-H.; Lu, K.-L.; Lee, J. S.*; Lin, L.-C.*; Kang, D.-Y.* Activation-Controlled Structure Deformation of Pillared-Bilayer Metal-Organic Framework Membranes for Gas Separations, Chem. Mater., 31 (18), 7666-7677, 2019.
    9. Yu, Y.; Chien, S.-C.; Sun, J.; Hettiaratchy, E.; Myers, R. Lin, L.-C.*; Wu, Y.* Excimer-Mediated Intermolecular Charge Transfer in Self-Assembled Donor-Acceptor Dyes on Metal Oxides, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 141 (22), 8727-8731, 2019.
    10. Zou, C.; Lin, L.-C.* Exploring the Potential and Design of Zeolite Nanosheets as Pervaporation Membranes for Ethanol Extraction, Chem. Commun., 54, 13200-13203, 2018.
    11. Cho, E.H.; Lin, L.-C.* Systematic molecular model development with reliable charge distributions for gaseous adsorption in nanoporous materials, J. Mater. Chem. A, 6, 16029-16042, 2018.
    12. Lyu, Q.; Sun, S.; Li, C.; Hu, S.; Lin, L.-C.* Rational Design of Two-diemnsional Hydrocarbon Polymer as Ultrathin-film Nanoporous Membranes for Water Desalination, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 10, 18778–18786, 2018.
    13. Yang, C.-T.; Janda, A.; Bell, A.T.* & Lin, L.-C.* Atomistic Investigations of the Effects of Si/Al Ratio and Al Distribution on the Adsorption Selectivity of n-Alkanes in Brønsted-Acid Zeolites, J. Phys. Chem. C, 122, 9397-9410, 2018.
    14. Jamali, S.H.; Vlugt, T.J.H & Lin, L.-C.* Atomistic Understandingㄊ of Zeolite Nanosheets for Water Desalination, J. Phys. Chem. C 121, 11273-11280, 2017.
    15. (*Contributed equally) *Cohen-Tanugi, D.; *Lin, L.-C. & Grossman, J.C. Multilayer Nanoporous Graphene Membranes for Water Desalination, Nano Lett. 16, 1027-1033, 2016.
    16. Lin, L.-C. & Grossman, J.C. Atomistic Understandings of Reduced Graphene Oxide as an Ultrathin-Film Nanoporous Membrane for Separations, Nature Communications 6, 8335, 2015.
    17. Lin, L.-C.; Lee, K, Gagliardi; L., Neaton, J.B. & Smit, B. Force Field Development from Electronic Structure Calculations with Periodic Boundary Conditions: Applications to Gaseous Adsorption and Transport in Metal-Organic Frameworks, J. Chem. Theory Comput. 10, 1477-1488, 2014.
    18. Lin, L.-C.; Kim, J.; Kong, X.; Scott, E.; McDonald, T.M.; Long, J.R.; Reimer, J.A. & Smit, B. Understanding CO2 Dynamics in Metal-Organic Frameworks with Open Metal Sites, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 52, 4410-4413, 2013, ***Selected as the inside cover of the issue
    19. Lin, L.-C.; Berger, A.H.; Martin, R.L.; Kim, J.; Swisher, J.A.; Jariwala, K.; Rycroft, C.H.; Bhown, A.S.; Deem, M.W.; Haranczyk, M. & Smit, B. In Silico Screening of Carbon-Capture Materials, Nature Materials 11, 633-641, 2012.
    20. (*Contributed equally) *Dzubak, A.L.; *Lin, L.C.; Kim, J.; Swisher, J.A.; Poloni, R.; Maximoff, S.N.; Smit, B. & Gagliardi, L. Ab Initio Carbon Capture in Open-site Metal-Organic Frameworks, Nature Chemistry 4, 810-816, 2012.