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Dr. Ya-Mi Chuang

Office: C108A

+32 (11) 26 8255

Brief Curriculum Vitae

Since 10/2013 Postdoctoral Researcher, prof. dr. T. Junkers, Polymer Reaction Design Group, Hasselt University, Hasselt (Belgium).

05/2013 -

Postdoctoral Researcher, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland (Australia).
03/2010 -

PhD in Chemistry, Polymer Science, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland (Australia).
  • Certificate (06/2012 - 07/2012): Entrepreneurship, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon (South-Korea).
  • Certificate (07/2011 - 12-2012): Graduate in Research Commercialisation 2012, University of Queensland, Queensland (Australia).
11/2008 -

Research Assistant: The Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, University of Queensland, Queensland (Australia).
02/2005 - 

 Bachelor of Science: Chemistry (Honours), University of Queensland, Queensland  (Australia).
  • Exchange Program (02/2006 - 12/2006): University of Toronto, Toronto (Canada).


(8) Ligand Switch in Photoinduced Copper-Mediated Polymerization: Synthesis of acrylate-methacrylate block copolymers
  Y. Chuang, B. Wenn, S. Gielen, A. Ethirajan T. Junkers, Polym. Chem. 2015, 6, 6488-6497.

Photoinduced Sequence-Controlled Copper-Mediated Polymerization: Synthesis of Decablock Copolymers 
Y-M. Chuang, A. Ethirajan T. Junkers, ACS Macro Lett., 2014, 3, 732-737.

Using Directed Self-Assembly of Block Copolymer Nanostructures to Modulate Nanoscale Surface Roughness: Towards a Novel Lithographic Process 
Y-M. Chuang, K.S. Jack, H-H. Cheng, A.K. Whittaker, I. Blakey, Advanced Functional Material 2013, 23 (2), 179-183.

(5) Healing LER Using Directed Self Assembly: Treatment of EUVL Resists With Aqueous Solutions of Block Copolymers 
Y-M. Chuang, H-H. Cheng, K.S. Jack, A.K. Whittaker, I. Blakey, Proceedings of SPIE 2013, 8680, in press.

(4) Electron-Beam Induced Freezing of an Aromatic Based EUV Resist: A Robust Template for Directed Self Assembly of Block Copolymers
H-H. Cheng, A. Yu, I. Keen, Y-M. Chuang, K.S. Jack, M.J. Leeson, T.R. Younkin, I. BlakeyA.K. Whittaker, IEEE Transactions 2012, 11 (6), 1140.

(3) EUVL Compatible LER Solutions using Functional Block Copolymers
H-H. Cheng, I. Keen, A. Yu, Y-M. Chuang, I. Blakey, K.S. Jack, M.J. Leeson, T.R. Younkin, K.W. Andrew, Proceedings of SPIE 2012, 8323, 10-11.

(2) Interactions of Iodoperfluorobenzene Compounds with Gold Nanoparticles
I. Blakey, Z. Merican, L. Rintoul, Y-M. Chuang, K.S. Jack, A.S. Micallef, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2012, 14 (10), 3604-3611. 

(1) Polysulfone based Non-CA Resists for 193 nm Immersion Lithography: Effect of Increasing Polymer Absorbance on Sensitivity
L. Chen, Y-K. Goh, K. Lawrie, Y-M. Chuang, E. Piscani, P. Zimmerman, I. Blakey, A.K. Whittaker, Physics and Chemistry 2011, 80 (2), 242-247.

Abstract and Conference Presentations

(8) Annual Meeting of the Belgian Polymer Group 2014, May 2014, Gent (Belgium).

(7)  International Symposium on Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography 2012, September-October 2012, Brussels (Belgium).
(6) 33rd Australian Polymer Symposium 2012, February 2012, Hobart (Australia).

(5) 32nd Australian Polymer Symposium 2011, February 2011, Coffs Harbour (Australia).

(4) International Symposium on Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography 2010, October 2010, Kobe (Japan).

(3) 11th Pacific Polymer Conference 2009, October 2009, Cairns (Australia).

(2) Queensland RACI Student Symposium 2008, 2008, Brisbane (Australia).

(1) 30th Australian Polymer Symposium 2008, November-December 2008, Melbourne (Australia).