Honorary Fellows

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Dr. Lee Yuan Tseh

Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1986

Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences (IAMS), Academia Sinica

Education
  • B.S., 1959, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  • M.S., 1961, National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan
  • Ph.D., 1965, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley (Professor Bruce Mahan), USA
Experience
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley (Professor Bruce Mahan) (1965–1967)
  • Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Harvard University (Professor Dudley Herschbach) (1967–1968)
  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry (1968–1971), The James Franck Institute and Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago
  • Associate Professor of Chemistry (1971–1972), The James Franck Institute and Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago
  • Professor of Chemistry (1973–1974), The James Franck Institute and Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago
  • Professor of Chemistry (1974–1991)), Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
  • University Professor (1991–1994)), Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
  • Professor Emeritus (1994)), Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
  • Graduate Professor (1994–1997), Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
  • Principal Investigator, Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (1974–1994)
  • Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Academia Sinica (1994–2015)
  • President, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan (1994–2006)
Research Interests
  • Structure and chemical behavior of highly reactive polyatomic radicals and unusual transient species
  • Mechanisms and dynamics for elementary chemical reactions and primary photodissociation processes
  • The nature of intra- and intermolecular energy relaxation.
  • Bond-selective, regio-selective or mode-selective means to modify and manipulate chemical reactivity
  • Radical intermediates that are critical in combustion and atmospheric processes

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