Lecturer CHONG Yuan Yi

B.Sc. (Hons) 1st Class, National University of Singapore (2009); Ph.D., National University of Singapore (2014)

Contact Information

Office: S5-04-09
Tel: (65)-6601-7392 | Fax: (65)-6779-1691
Email: chmcyyi@nus.edu.sg

Research Interests

Educational research: To promote students’ intrinsic motivation in learning

  • Student-centred experiential design of courses in higher education
  • Technology-enhanced active learning
  • Gamification in education


Teaching Contributions

  • CM1111 Inorganic Chemistry 1
  • CM1191 Experiment in Chemistry 1
  • CM1402 General Chemistry
  • CM3292 Advanced Experiments in Analytical & Physical Chemistry


Representative Publications   

  • Chong, Y. Y.; Fan, W. Y. Facile Synthesis of Single Crystalline Rhenium Trioxide (ReO3) Nanocubes with High Catalytic Efficiency for Photodegradation of Azo Dye. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2013397, 18-23.
  • Chong, Y. Y.; Chow, W. Y.; Fan, W. Y. Preparation of Rhenium Nanoparticles via Pulsed-laser Decomposition and Catalytic Studies. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2012369, 164-169.
  • Chong, Y. Y.; Goh, W. B.; Tan, S. T.; Fan, W. Y. Catalytic Rate Enhancement Observed for Alkyne Hydrocarboxylation using Ruthenium Carbonyl-capped Nanostructures. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2010, 348, 559-564.
  • Kee, J. W.; Chong, C. C.; Toh, C. K.; Chong, Y. Y.; Fan, W. Y. Stoichiometric H2 Production from H2O upon Mn2(CO)10 Photolysis. J. Organomet. Chem. 2012, 724, 1-6.