Yen-Hao Hsu

Doctoral Student 

Phone: 330-396-1816


M.S., Chemistry: 2014
National Taiwan University, Taiwan

B.S., Chemistry: 2012
Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan

Current Research

Synthesis and Characterization of Functional Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU)


ZK Zander, P Chen, Y-H Hsu, N Dreger, L Savariau†, A Olivero†, A Chiari, S Chambers, HA Barton, ML Becker* “Post polymerization functionalization of polyurethanes with QACs for imparting multispectral antimicrobial properties” Biomaterials, 2018, accepted. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2018.05.010.

Zhang, Z.Y., Chen, Y.A., Hung, W.Y.*, Tanh, W.F., Hsu, Y.H., Chen, C.L., Meng, F.Y., Chou, P.T.* “Control of the Reversibility of Excited-State Intramolecular Proton Transfer (ESIPT) Reaction; The Host-Polarity Tuning WOLED on a New Thiazolo [5,4-d] thiazole ESIPT System”, Chem. Mater., 2016, 28, 8815-8824.

2. Chen, Y.A., Meng, F.Y., Hsu, Y.H., Hung, C.H., Chen, C.L., Chung, K.Y., Tang, W.F., Hung, W.Y.*, Chou, P.T.* “N−H-Type Excited-State Proton Transfer in Compounds Possessing a Seven-Membered-Ring Intramolecular Hydrogen Bond”, Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 14688-14695.

3. Lu.C., Chen, H.C. *, Chuang, W.T., Hsu, Y.H., Chen, W.C.*, Chou, P.T.* “Interplay of Molecular Orientation, Film Formation, and Optoelectronic Properties on Isoindigo- and Thienoisoindigo-Based Copolymers for OFET and OPV Applications”, Chem. Mater., 2015, 27, 6837-6847.

4. Hsu, Y.H., Chen, Y.A., Tseng, H.W., Zhang, Z.Y., Shen, J.Y., Chuang, W.T., Lin, T.C., Lee, C.S., Hung, W.Y.*, Hong, B.C., Liu, S.H., Chou, P.T.* “Locked ortho- and para-Core Chromophores of Green Fluorescent Protein; Dramatic Emission Enhancement via Structural Constraint”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 11805-11812.

5. Zhang, Z.Y., Hsu, Y.H., Chen, Y.A., Chen, C.L., Lin, T.C., Shen, J.Y., Chou, P.T.* “New six- and seven-membered ring pyrrole–pyridine hydrogen bond systems undergoing excited-state intramolecular proton transfer” Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 15026-15029.

6. Chen, H.C.*, Chen, Y.H., Liu, C.H., Hsu, Y.H., Chien, Y.C., Chuang, W.T., Cheng, C.Y., Liu, C.L., Chou, S.W., Tung, S.H., Chou, P.T.* “Fluorinated thienyl-quinoxaline-based D–p–A-type copolymer toward efficient polymer solar cells: synthesis, characterization, and photovoltaic properties”, Polym. Chem., 2013, 4, 3411-3418.

7. Chou, S.S.P.*, Lu, C.L., Hsu, Y.H. “Synthesis of Triazolyl-Substituted Quinolizidine Imides”, J. Chin. Chem. Soc., 2012, 59, 365-372.

8. Hsu, H.Y., Zhang, Z.Y., Chen, Y.A., Shen, J.Y., Chuang, W.T., Chou, P.T.* “Searching for the pyrrolic hydrogen bonding systems undergoing excited-state intramolecular proton transfer”, 2014, 248th ACS National Meeting in San Francisco, California, August 10.