KEN TSUNG WON
National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Dr. Ken-Tsung Wong obtained his Ph.D. degree from National Taiwan University (supervisor: T.-Y. Luh) in 1993. Ken conducted his postdoctoral researches at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (supervisor: S. E. Denmark) in 1995-1996 and Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg (supervisor: J.-M. Lehn) in 1996-1998 before he joined the Department of Chemistry at National Taiwan University as an assistant professor. Ken was promoted to an associate professor four years later and professor in 2006. Ken established a strong interdisciplinary research program engaging domestic and international collaborations. His research mainly focuses on the molecular design and organic synthesis of novel p-conjugated materials for optoelectronic applications such as OLED, electrogenerated chemiluminescence (ECL), solid-state light-emitting electrochemical cells (LEC), and photovoltaic devices. Ken has published more than 200 SCI papers in these fields.
Ken received MIT Technology Review 100 Young Innovator in 1999. Outstanding Young Chemistry Investigator Award, Chinese Chemical Society in 2002. In 2004, he received Young Scholar Research Publication Award of Academia Sinica, Outstanding Young Scholar Award and Outstanding Research Achievement Award of National Taiwan University. Thompson Scientific Citation Laureate for blue OLED in 2006. He was awarded by National Science Council for Wu Da-You Research Award in 2006 and Outstanding Research Award in 2010. Mr. and Mrs. Sun Chan Memorial Award in Organic Chemistry in 2010. In addition, he was a recipient of Distinguished Teacher in 2006 and Distinguished Chair Professor in 2011 of National Taiwan University.