Jia Min Chin

Lecturer / Seminar Organiser

Faculty of Science and Engineering

School of Mathematics and Physical Sciences

j.chin@hull.ac.uk

01482 466408

Jia Min obtained her PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), training under 2005 Nobel Laureate Professor Richard R Schrock.

In 2013, she set up and headed the Laboratory of Advanced Porous Materials at the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) in Singapore.

Jia Min was awarded the 2013 L’Oréal Singapore For Women In Science National Fellowship.

Her current research interests are bio-inspired materials exhibiting special properties such as structural colour, high strength and toughness, as well as self-healing capabilities.

Research

Research Interests

  • Bio-inspired materials exhibiting special properties such as structural colour, high strength and toughness as well as self-healing capabilities

Publications

Young A J, Serpell C J, Chin J M, Reithofer M R, 'Optically active histidin-2-ylidene stabilised gold nanoparticles', Chemical Communications, 53, 12426 (2017)

Cheng F, Marshall E S, Young A J, Robinson P J, Bouillard J-S G, Adawi A M, Vermeulen N A, Farha O K, Reithoferl M R, Chin J M, 'Magnetic Control of MOF Crystal Orientation and Alignment', Chemistry - A European Journal, 23, 15578 (2017)

Tan T T Y, Cham J T M, Reithofer M R, Hor T S A; Chin J M, 'Motorised Janus metal organic framework crystals', Chemical Communications, 50,15175 (2014)

Tan T T Y, Reithofer M R, Chen E Y, Menon A G, Hor T S A, Xu J, Chin J M, 'Tuning Omniphobicity via Morphological Control of Metal-Organic Framework Functionalised Surfaces', Journal of the American Chemical Society, 135, 16272 (2013)

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Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Awards and accolades

  • Hauser C A E, Reithofer M R, Chin J M, 'Nanoparticle-containing Hydrogels', PCT international patent application 2015, WO 2015057170 A1 20150423, licensed 2016

  • Chin J M, Tay S W, Tan Y X A, Xu J, 'Method for purifying gas using liquid marbles', PCT international patent application 2014, WO 2014189470 A1 20141127, licensed 2015

  • Chin J M, Tay S W, Wang X B, Xu J, Hor T S A, 'Photo-responsive macro- and micro- liquid marbles', PCT international patent application 2014, WO 2014126536 A1 20140821, licensed 2015