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Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM
Speaker: Nian Lin, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Talk Title: 2D Metal-Organic Coordination Frameworks on Surfaces: From Structural Design to Quantum Phases
Location: Chemla Room (67-3111)


Professor Nian Lin obtained his BA degree (1991) from Tongji University and his PhD (1997) degree from HKUST. He was a postdoctoral researcher (1997-1999) at Linkoping University in Sweden. From 2000-2007, he worked in Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Research (Stuttgart), Germany. He joined the Physics Department of HKUST in 2007. In 2011, he received the School of Science Teaching Award of HKUST.

Professor Lin's main research interests are to design, fabricate and characterize 2D supramolecular systems at solid surfaces in ultra-high vacuum, to investigate supramolecular self assembly processes and chemical reactions at single-molecule resolution and to characterize charge transport, energy transfer and signal transduction at single molecules. The major tool used in these studies is scanning tunneling microscopy and spectroscopy.