Shih, Chih-Jen, Prof. Dr.

Prof. Dr. Chih-Jen Shih

Professur für Technische Chemie

HCI  E 137 

Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 1-5/10

8093 Zürich


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Research area

Professor Chih-Jen Shih's research focuses on the surface and interface engineering of nanomaterials. He is focused on uncovering fundamental physics and chemistry at nanomaterials surfaces and interfaces, and utilizing the gained knowledge to develop new engineering strategies that integrate nanomaterials into existing devices and technologies.

Curriculum Vitae

Chih-Jen Shih joined the Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering as a tenure-track assistant professor in May 2015.

He was born in Taiwan in 1980.

He completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Chemical Engineering at National Taiwan University. In 2009 he obtained a position as Graduate Research Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, where he earned his PhD in 2014. From 2014 to 2015, he held a postdoctoral position at the Department of Chemical Engineering at Stanford University.


Year Distinction
2013 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2011 Chyn Duog Shiah Memorial Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2009 David H. Koch Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2008 Taiwan Government Fellowship for Studying Abroad, Ministry of Education, Taiwan
2005 Outstanding Poster Paper Award, International Display Workshop IDW’05, Society for Information Display
2004 Honorary Member of Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Society, National Taiwan University
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