Principal Investigator

Dr. Yen-Fu Lin

Group Leader

He received a B. Sc. degree in Physics at Tunghai University (Taiwan) in 2005. In 2010, he obtained a Ph. D. degree in Institute of Electrophysics from National Chiao-Tung University (NCTU, Taiwan). He worked in NCTU as a postdoctoral fellow (2010/08-2012/12) and then was a MANA research associate in National Institute for Material Science (NIMS, Japan) from 2013/01 to 2014/01. In Feb. 2014, he joined National Chung Hsing University (NCHU, Taiwan) as an Assistant Professor (Department of Physics).  His fields of experience are fabrication and characterization of nano-devices and his current research interests focus on fundamental electron transport physics as well as applications of low-dimensional electronics.

  • 2017.02-now Associate ProfessorInstitute of Nanoscience and Department of Physics, National Chung-Hsing University, Taiwan

  • 2014.02-2017.01 Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, National Chung-Hsing University, Taiwan

  • 2013.01-2014.01 Researcher, WPI Research Center-Internation Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan

  • 2010.08-2013.01 Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Electrophysics, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan

Awards or Honors:
  • 2019: Ta-You Wu Memorial Award (科技部108年度吳大猷先生紀念獎)​ 

  • 2017: TCUS-Young Researcher Award- an Excellent Work (2017年台灣綜合大學年輕學者選拔-佳作獎)

  • 2017: MOST-College Student Research Creativity Award – Adviser Award (科技部105年度大專學生研究計畫研究創作-導師獎)

  • 2017: Invited to be an Editorial Board Member in Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group) (受邀擔任英國自然雜誌子期刊-科學報導(Scientific Reports)之編輯委員會委員)

  • 2017-2018: NCHU-Excellent Junior Research Investigator Grant (國立中興大學優秀年輕學者獎助計畫-懷璧獎)

  • 2016: MOST-College Student Research Creativity Award – Adviser Award (科技部104年度大專學生研究計畫研究創作-導師獎)

  • 2016: 國立中興大學優秀勞作教育導師

  • 2010: The Physical Society of the Republic of China, Premium Ph. D. Thesis Award (2010) (2010年物理學會優良論文獎)

  • 2010: 15th Lam Research Thesis Contest, First Prize Award; ‘’Electrical Transport of Semiconducting Nanostructures and Impact of Nanocontact on Nanoelectronics’’  (第十五屆科林論文頭等獎)

  • 2008: CTCI Science and Technology Research Scholarship (2008年中技社科技研究論文獎)

  • 2005: Taichung City Academic Model Student (2005年台中市模範學生)


“Semiconductor Physics and Devices (I) and (II)”, “General Physics (I) and (II)”, “Introduction of Nanotechnology”, and “Experiment of General Physics”.

Mailing Address:

Office: 2A01 Science College Building, Department of Physics, NCHU No. 250, Guoguang Rd., Taichung City 402, Taiwan

Contact Information:

Tel: +886-4-2284-0427 ext. 291
Fax: +886-4-2286-2534


Room 3A11 and 512, Science College Building, Department of Physics, NCHU
Lab Phone:  +886-4-2284-0427 ext. 380 or 512




© Research Grants are supported by the Taiwan Ministry of Science of Technology (MOST) and our collaborators. This website was built in Apr. 2019. Copyright 2019 LIN Research Group, National Chung Hsing University (NCHU), Taichung 402, Taiwan.