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Assoc. Prof I-Jui Hsu

Dr. I-Jui Hsu

Research Laboratory

Molecular and Material Structure Lab


Ph. D National Taiwan University

M. Sc. National Taiwan University

B. Sc. National Taiwan University


Floor 4th, Molecular Science Building (02)27712171#2420


Floor 1st, Molecular Science Building (02)27712171#2445





02/2014- 07/2014  Visiting scientist in Department of Chemistry in University of

Tsukuba, Japan. ( This sabbatical leave was granted through NSC

103-2918- I-027- 006 grant. )

08/2012- present  Associate Professor in Department of Molecular Science and

Engineering, NTUT

11/2010- 12/2010  Invited Visiting Professor in Department of Physical Science in

Osaka Prefecture University, Japan

02/2009- 07/2012  Assistant Professor in Department of Molecular Science and

Engineering, NTUT

08/2007- 07/2009  Adjunct Assistant Professor in Department of Chemistry, NTU

11/2006- 01/2009  Postdoc in Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University

10/2005- 10/2006  Postdoc in Laboratory of Crystallography, Department of Material

Science, ETH, Switzerland.

8/2003 – 9/2005   Postdoc in Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University


Educational Qualification

8/1999- 7/2003  Ph. D. Thesis: Electron Density and Electronic Configuration Studies of Ni and Fe complexes

2/2002- 3/2002  HERCULES 2002 Course (Grenoble, France)

8/1996- 7/1998  M.S. Thesis: Characterization of Bi2Sr2(Ca1-xYx)Cu2O8+ High-Tc  Superconductors by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy

8/1989- 7/1993  B.S. (Chemistry), National Taiwan University


Research Specialty

1.  Application of x-ray absorption spectroscopy ( EXAFS, XANES), small angle x-ray scattering (SXAS) to determine the local/global structure and electronic configuration of material or metalloprotein.

2.  Charge density and theoretical analysis of single crystal or powder diffraction data.

3.  Geometric and electronic structures study on spin transition or charge transfer complexes with external stimuli of temperature, light, or pressure. 




11/2007           AsCA’07 Third Best Poster Award ( The 8th Conference of the Asian Crystallographic Association)

6/2004             Yen Thesis Award (The highest honor in department of chemistry, NTU)

7/2001             Young Scientist Award of Gordon Research Conference on Electron Distribution and Chemical Bonding





(A)  Journal paper : 

1.  Hydrogen-bonded cyanide-bridged [Co2Fe2] square exhibiting three-step spin transition

  Masayuki Nihei,* Yuta Yanai, I-Jui Hsu, Yoshihiro Sekine, and Hiroki Oshio*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, DOI10.1002/anie.201610268R1

2.  Wide blue phase range observed in simple binary mixture systems containing rodlike racemic biphenyl mesogens with 2-octyloxy tail

Chiung-Cheng Huang,* Chang-Yi Guo, Wei-Cheng Hsieh, Chih-Yi Fang,Jian-Fu Chiou, Ming-Jiun Shyu, Bo-Hao Chen, I-Jui Hsu* and Jey-Jau Lee

RSC Advances 2016, DOI10.1039/C6RA20799E

3.  Broad temperature range of cubic blue phase present in simple binary mixture systems containing rodlike Schiff base mesogens with tolane moiety

Chiung-Cheng Huang,* Yu-Hao Chen, Sheng-Yen Chen,aYi-Zeng Sun, Zong-Ye Wu, Mei-Ching Yu, Bo-Hao Chen, I-Jui Hsu,* Lai-Chin Wu and Jey-Jau Lee

Soft Mater 2016, 12, 21130-3120.

4.  Novel Highly Sensitive and Reversible Electrospun Nanofiberous Chemosensor-Filters Composed of Poly(HEMA-co-MNA) and bpy-F-bpy with Metal-Ion-Modulated Multicolor Fluorescence Emission

Chih-Chien Hung, Chi-Ching Kuo,* Nian-Kuan Weng, Wen-Chung Wu, Bo-Yu Chen, Chia-Jung Cho, I-Jui Hsu,* Yu-Cheng Chiu and Wen-Chang Chen*

Polymer J. 2016, 48, 439-449.

5.  Ligand free copper(I)-catalyzed synthesis of diaryl ether with Cs2CO3 via a free radical path

Hong-Jie Chen, Mei-Chun Tseng, I-Jui Hsu, Wei-Ting Chen, Chien-Chung Han*, and Shin-Guang Shyu*   

Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 12086-12090.  

6.  Insight into the Reactivity and Electronic Structure of Dinuclear Dinitrosyl Iron Complexes

Feng-Chun Lo, Ya-Wen Li, I-Jui Hsu*, Chien-Hong Chen, and Wen-Feng Liaw

Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 10881-10892.  

7.  Possible intermediates of Cu(phen)-catalyzed C–O cross-coupling of phenol with an aryl bromide by in situ ESI-MS and EPR studies

Hong-Jie Chen, I-Jui Hsu, Mei-Chun Tseng, and Shin-Guang Shyu*

Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 11410-11417.

8.  Study of the nano-morphological versatility by self-assembly of a peptide mimetic molecule in response to physical and chemical stimuli

Sudeshna Kar, Kung-Wei Wu, I-Jui Hsu, Chi-Rung Lee, and Yian Tai* 

ChemComm 2014, 50, 2638-2641.             

9.  Chemical Bond Characterization of a Mixed-valence tri-Cobalt Complex, Co3(m-admtrz)4(m-OH)2(CN)6 2(H2O)

Lai-Chin Wu, Tsu-Chien Weng, I-Jui Hsu,* Yi-Hung Liu, Gene-Hsiang Lee, Jyh-Fu Lee, and Yu Wang*

Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 11023-11033. 

10.      Bond Characterization of a Unique Thiathiophthene Derivative: A Combined Charge Density Study and X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy

Yu-Chun Chuang, Ya-Wen Li, I-Jui Hsu, Gene-Hsiang Lee and Yu Wang*

Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 10958-10967.   

11.      Theoretical Analysis of Fe K-edge XANES on Mononitrosyl Iron Complex [(NO)Fe(S2C6H4)2][PPN]

Ya-Wen Lee and I-Jui Hsu*

J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 2013, 60, 935-941. 

12.      Efficient Oxidation of Methane to Methanol by Dioxygen Mediated by Tricopper Clusters

Sunney I. Chan,* Yu-Jhang Lu, Penumaka Nagababu, Suman Maji, Mu-Cheng Hung, Marianne M. Lee, I-Jui Hsu, Pham Dinh Minh, Jeff C.-H. Lai, Kok Yoah Ng, Sridevi Ramalingam, Steve, S.-F. Yu,* and Michael K. Chan*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 3731-3735.

13.      A Flourescent Organic Nanotube Assembled from Novel p-Phenylene Ethynylene-Based Dicationic Amphiphiles

Ai-Jan Chen, I-Jui Hsu, Wei-Yi Wu, Yu-Tse Su, Fu-Yu Tsai,* and Chung-Yuan Mou*

Langmuir 2013, 29, 2580-2587.  (13.46%)

14.      Insight into One-Electron Oxidation of the {Fe(NO)2}9 Dinitrosyl Iron Complex (DNIC): Aminyl Radical Stabilized by [Fe(NO)2] Motif

Chih-Chin Tsou, Fu-Te Tsai, Huang-Yeh Chen, I-Jui Hsu,* and Wen-Feng Liaw*

Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 1631.         

15.      Insight into the Dinuclear {Fe(NO)2}10{Fe(NO)2}10 and Mononuclear {Fe(NO)2}10 Dinitrosyliron Complexes

Shih-Wey Yeh, Chih-Wei Lin, Ya-Wen Li, I-Jui Hsu*, Chien-Hong Chen, Ling-Yun Jang, Jyh-Fu Lee, and Wen-Feng Liaw*

Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 4076.   

16.      The Metal Core Structures in the Recombinant Escherichia coli Transcriptional Factor SoxR

Feng-Chun Lo, Jyh-Fu Lee, Wen-Feng Liaw, I-Jui Hsu*, Yi-Fang Tsai, Sunney I. Chan, Steve S..-F. Yu*

Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 2565.

17.      Charge density studies on [(NO)Fe(S2C6H4)2][PPN] and [(NO)3Fe3(S2C6H4)3] complexes

Chi-rung Lee*, I-Jui Hsu*, Hsu-Teng Chen, Gene-Hsiang Lee, Yu Wang*

C. R. Chimie 2012, 15, 237. 

18.      Bioinspired Design of a Cu-Zn-Imidazolate Mesoporous Silica Catalyst System for Superoxide Dismutation

Ya-Cheng Fang, Han-Chou Lin, I-Jui Hsu, Tien-Sung Lin*, and Chung-Yuan Mou*

J. Phys. Chem. C 2011, 115, 20639.

19.      Peptide-Bound Dinitrosyliron Compleses (DNICs) and Neural/Reduced-Form Roussin’s Red Esters (RREs/rRREs) : Understanding Nitrosylation of [Fe-S] Clusters Leading to the Formation of DNICs and RREs Using a De Novo Design Strategy

Zong-Sian Lin, Feng-Chun Lo, Chih-Hsiang Li, Chih-Hao Chen, Wei-Ning Huang, I-Jui Hsu, Jyh-Fu Lee, Jia-Cherng Horng, and Wen-Feng Liaw*

Inorg. Chem. 2011. 50. 10417.          

20.      Discrimination of Mononuclear and Dinuclear Dinitrosyl Iron Complexes (DNICs) by S K-Edge X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy: Insight into the Electronic Structure and Reactivity of DNICs

Tsai-Te Lu, Szu-Hsueh Lai, Ya-Wen Li, I-Jui Hsu*, Ling-Yun Jang, Jyh-Fu Lee, I-Chia Chen*, and Wen-Feng Liaw*

Inorg. Chem. 2011. 50. 5396.                  

21.      Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene (HBC)-Incorporated Single-and Double-Stranded Polynorbornenes

Chi-Wei Chen, Hong-Yi Chang, Shern-Long Lee, I-Jui Hsu,* Jey-Jau Lee,     Chun-hsien Chen,* and Tien-Yau Luh*

Macromolecules, 2010, 43, 8741.              

22.      Mechanistic Studies of the Reaction of Ir(III) Porphyrin Hydride with 2,2,6,6,-Tetramethylpiperidine-1-oxyl to an Unsupported Ir-Ir Porphyrin Dimer

  Siu-Yin Lee, Chi Cheung, I-Jui Hsu,* Kin-Shing Chan*

  Inorg. Chem. 2010. 49. 9636.               

23.      Relative Binding Affinity of Thiolate, Imidazolate, Phenoxide, and Nitrite Toward the {Fe(NO)2} Motif of Dinitrosyl Iron Complexes (DNICs): The Characteristic Pre-Edge Energy of {Fe(NO)2}9 DNICs

Ming-Che Tsai, Fu-Te Tsai, Tsai-Te Lu, Ming-Li Tsai, Yin-Ching Wei, I-Jui Hsu,* Jyh-Fu Lee, and Wen-Feng Liaw*

Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 9579-9591.           

24.      Resonant X-ray Scattering and Absorption for the Global and Local Structures of Cu-modified Metallothioneins in Solution

Meiyi Li, Yu-Shan Huang, U-Ser Jeng,* I-Jui Hsu,* YewChung Sermon Wu,* Ying-Huang Lai, Chiu-Hun Su, Jyh-Fu Lee, Yu Wang, and Chia-Ching Chang

Biophys. J. 2009, 97, 609-617.