Tianquan (Tim) Lian

William Henry Emerson Professor of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry

Office: 408 Atwood Hall

Phone: 404-727-6649

Fax: 404-727-6586

Email: tlian@emory.edu

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  • PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1993
  • MS, Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1988
  • BS, Xiamen University, 1985
Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California at Berkeley, 1994-1996

Specific Research Area

  • Experimental physical chemistry,  Ultrafast Spectroscopy, Solar Energy Conversion, Nanomaterials, Interfacial Dynamics

  • CHEM 535: Physical Methods in Experimental Chemistry
  • CHEM 531: Intro Molecular Quantum Mechanics (grad)
Awards and Honors
  • NSF Career Award (1998-2001)
  • Sloan Fellowship (2001-2003)
  •  Kavli Frontiers of Science Fellow (2012- )

  • American Physical Society Fellow (2015)