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Yen-Hao Lin


  • Chemical Science
  • Organic chemistry
  • Separation technologies
  • Chemical synthesis
  • Materials chemistry
  • Photovoltaics
  • Materials
  • Polymer characterization techniques
  • Polymer science
  • Supramolecular chemistry


  • Polymer synthesis
  • Characterization
  • X-ray diffraction/scattering
  • Structure-property analysis
  • Surface modification
  • Organic electronics fabrication


Ph.D., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, Anticipated by May 2014

B.S., Chemical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, 2008


LANL Positions

Graduate Student Research Affiliate, Materials Synthesis and Integrated Devices (MPA-11), September 2013 - present


Professional Societies

President, Taiwanese Student Association, Rice University, 2011.



“Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Symposium,” ACS National Meeting 2013

Research Award from Rice University Shell Center for Sustainability, “High Performance Polymer Photovoltaics,” shared with Dr. Verduzco R., Dr. Darling S., and Smith K., 2012

Outstanding Student Award, National Cheng Kung University, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

Grant Award for Undergraduate summer research, National Science Council, Taiwan, 2007



Y.H. Lin and R. Verduzco, “Synthesis and Process-Dependent Film Structure of All-conjugated Copolymers for Organic Photovoltaics,” book chapter in ACS Symposium of Polymer Composites for Energy Harvesting, Conversion and Storage. Under revision.

Y.H. Lin, K.G. Yager, B. Stewart, R. Verduzco, “Lamellar Structures of Solvent Annealed All-Conjugated Block Copolymers,” Under revision.

Y.H. Lin, K.A. Smith, C.N. Kempf, R. Verduzco, “Synthesis and Crystallinity of All-Conjugated Poly(3- hexylthiophene) Block Copolymers,” Polymer Chemistry, 2013, 4(2), 229-232 with inside cover feature.

K.A. Smith, Y.H. Lin, D.B. Dement, J. Strzalka, S.B. Darling, D.L. Pickel, R. Verduzco, “Synthesis and Crystallinity of All-Conjugated Block Copolymers Prepared by Click Chemistry,” Macromolecules, 2013, 46(7), 2636-2645.

Y.H. Lin, C. Guo, , M.D. Witman, K.A. Smith, C. Wang, A. Hexemer, J. Strzalka, E.D. Gomez, R. Verduzco, “Conjugated Block Copolymer Photovoltaics with near 3% Efficiency through Microphase Separation,” Nano Letters, 2013, 13 (6), 2957-2963.

Y.H. Lin, S.B. Darling, M.P. Nikiforov, J. Strzalka, R. Verduzco, “Supramolecular Conjugated Block Copolymers,” Macromolecules, 2012, 45, 6571-6579. C.H. Liu, Y.H. Lin, C.Y. Chen, J.S. Chang, “Characterization of Burkholderia lipase Immobilized on Celite Carriers,” Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 2009, 40(4): 359-363.


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