Yuhlong Oliver Su


Name: Yuhlong Oliver Su  
Nationality: Taiwan
Address: 1, University Road, Puli, Nantou,

54561 Taiwan

Telephone: +886-49-2910272
Fax: +886-49-2912569
E mail: president@ncnu.edu.tw


University Land Department Title
Princeton University


Ohio State University








Research Associate



National Taiwan Normal University Taiwan Chemistry Master
National Taiwan University Taiwan Chemistry Bachelor


Current Position:Professor of Department of Applied Chemistry and President of  National Chi Nan University


  • 2014-present: Member of the Board, Taiwan College Entrance Examination Center
  • 2010-2011 : Secretary-General, Association of National     Universities of Taiwan
  • 2010-2011 : Professor of Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Vice President of National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
  • 2009-2010 : Professor of Department of Chemistry and Vice President of National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
  • 1998-present : Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, National Chi Nan University, Taiwan
  • 1991-2002 : Professor, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University, Taiwan


  • Electroanalytical Chemistry and Electrochemical Simulation
  • Porphyrin Chemistry
  • Organic Synthesis
  • Arylamine Chemistry


  • Metalloporphyrin Synthesis and Their Applications in Electrocatalysis
  • Structural and Functional Investigation of Microperoxidase (MP-8)
  • Theoretical Calculation Studies of the Resonance Effect between Porphyrin Ring and Meso-substituents
  • Investigation and Applications of Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) Materials
  • Electrochemically Induced Hydrogen-bonding and Potential Inversion
  • The Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance (EQCM) Studies of Hydrogen Storage Materials



1        Research Award, Awarded by the National Science Council (國科會優等及甲種研究獎勵)

2        NCNU Research Award (暨大研究績優奬)

3        NSC Special Outstanding Talent Award, Awarded by the National Science Council (國科會獎勵特殊優秀人才)

4        Special Outstanding Talent Award, Awarded by the Ministry of Education (教育部大專院校實施特殊優秀人才彈性薪資方案)


1.          Kuo Yuan Chiu, and Yuhlong Oliver Su* (2009, Feb). Electrochemically Controlled Ligand Shuttling between Zinc Porphyrin and meso-Phenylenediamine Substituent. Chemical Communications, 2884-2886.

2.          Yi-Chun Chung, and Yuhlong Oliver Su* (2009, Feb). Effects of Phenyl- and Methyl- Substituents on p-Phenylenediamine, an Electrochemical and Spectral Study. Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society, 56, 493-503.

3.          Guey-Sheng Liou,* Hui-Wen Chang, Kai-Han Lin,and Yuhlong Oliver Su (2009, Mar). Novel Aromatic Polymers from Benzaldehyde and Triphenylamine Derivatives: Synthesis, Electrochromic, and Photochemical Properties. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 47, 2118-2131.

4.          Chih-Chiang Yang, Chia-Jung Hsu, Pi-Tai Chou,* Hsu Chun Cheng, Yuhlong Oliver Su,* and Man-kit Leung* (2010, Jan). Excited State Luminescence of Multi-(5-phenyl-1,3,4-oxadiazo-2-yl)benzenes in an Electron-Donating Matrix: Exciplex or Electroplex?. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 114, 756-768.

5.          Chih-Yen Huang, and Yuhlong Oliver Su* (2010, Aug). Spectral and Redox Properties of Zinc Porphyrin Core Dendrimers with Triarylamines as Dendron. Dalton Transactions, 39, 8306-8312.

6.          Cheng-Hung Chang, Kun-Li Wang, Jyh-Chiang Jiang, Der-Jang Liaw,* Kueir-Rarn Lee, Juin-Yih Lai, Kuo Yuan Chiu,and Yuhlong Oliver Su (2010, Dec). Synthesis and Computational Oxidation Mechanism Study of Novel Organosoluble Aramids with High Modulus by Lowtemperature Solution Polycondensation. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 48, 5659-5669.

7.          Hsin Yi Wang, Min Li Pan, Yuhlong Oliver Su, Shih Chuan Tsai, Chung Hsien Kao, Shu Shia Sun, and Wan Yu Lin* (2011, Feb). Comparison of Differential Pulse Voltammetry (DPV) – a New Method of Carbamazepine Analysis — with Fluorescence Polarization Immunoassay (FPIA). Journal of Analytical Chemistry, 66, 415-420.

8.          Yi-Chun Chung, Yi-Jung Tu, Shih-Hua Lu, Wan-Chi Hsu, Kuo Yuan Chiu, and Yuhlong Oliver Su* (2011, May). Redox Potential Inversion by Ionic Hydrogen Bonding between Phenylenediamines and Pyridines. Organic Letters, 13(11), 2826-2829.

9.          Yi-Jung Tu, Hsu Chun Cheng, Ito Chao,* Cheng-Ru Cho, Ru-Jen Cheng,* and Yuhlong Oliver Su* (2012, Jan). Intriguing Electrochemical Behavior of Free Base Porphyrins: Effect of Porphyrin–meso-Phenyl Interaction Controlled by Position of Substituents on meso-Phenyls. The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 116, 1632-1637.

10.      Chih-Yen Huang, Chao-Yen Hsu, Luo-Yi Yang, Chia-Jung Lee, Te-Fang Yang, Chia-Chan Hsu, Chung-Hsiu Ke, Yuhlong Oliver Su* (2012, Jan). A Systematic Study of Electrochemical and Spectral Properties for the Electronic Interactions in Porphyrin–Triphenylamine Conjugates. European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, (7), 1038-1047.

11.      Ssu-Kai Chiu, Yi-Chun Chung, Guey-Sheng Liou,* and Yuhlong Oliver Su* (2012, Feb). Electrochemical and Spectral Characterizations of 9-Phenylcarbazoles. Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society, 59, 331-337.

12.      Kuo Yuan Chiu, Yi-Jung Tu, Chia-Jung Lee, Te-Fang Yang,* Long-Li Lai, Ito Chao,* Yuhlong Oliver Su* (2012, Feb). Unusual Spectral and Electrochemical Properties of Azobenzene-substituted Porphyrins. Electrochimica Acta, 62, 51-62.

13.      Te-Fang Yang,* Kuo Yuan Chiu, Hsu-Chun Cheng, Yen Wei Lee, Ming Yu Kuo,* and Yuhlong Oliver Su* (2012, Sep). Studies on the Structure of N-Phenyl-Substituted Hexaaza[16]paracyclophane:Synthesis, Electrochemical Properties, And Theoretical Calculation. The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 77, 8627-8633.

14.      Wan Yu Lin, Min Li Pan, Hsin Yi Wang, Yuhlong Oliver Su, and Ping Wen Huang* (2012, Dec). Analysis of Carbamazepine Serum by Differential Pulse Voltammetry (DPV) and Comparison with Fluorescence Polarization Immunoassay (FPIA): an Animal Study. Medicinal Chemistry Research, 21(12), 4389-4394.

15.      Hsu-Chun Cheng, Kuo Yuan Chiu, Yi-Jung Tu, Te-Fang Yang,* and Yuhlong Oliver Su* (2013, Aug). Electrochemically Controlled Multiple Hydrogen Bonding between Triarylamines and Imidazoles. Organic Letters, 15(15), 3868–3871.

16.      Hsu Chun Cheng, Peter Ping Yu Chen,* and Yuhlong Oliver Su* (2014, Jan). Electron Transfer and Binding Affinities in an Electrochemically Controlled Ligand Transfer System Containing Zinc Porphyrin and a Meso-phenylenediamine Substituent. Dalton Transactions, 43(3), 1424-1433.

17.      M. L. Pan, W. Y. Lin, H. Y. Wang, S. C. Tsai, P. F. Hsieh, Y. L. O. Su, P. W. Huang “Determination of carbamazepine: a comparison of the differential pulse voltammetry (DPV) method and the immunoassay method in a clinical trial” Journal of Analytical Chemistry, 2014, 69, 57-61.

18.      H. C. Cheng, K. Y. Chiu, S. H. Lu, C. C. Chen, Y. W. Lee, T. F. Yang,* M. Y. Kuo,* P. P. Y. Chen,* and Y. O. Su* “Linear Oligoarylamines: Electrochemical, EPR, and computational Studies of Their Oxidative States” The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2015, 119, 1933-1942.

19.      Yu-Sheng Lai, Chao-Yang Tsai, Chin-Kai Chang, Cheng-Yin Huang, Vincent K. S. Hsiao,* Yuhlong Oliver Su “Photothermoelectric Effects in Nanoporous Silicon” Advanced Materials, 2016, 28, 2644-2648.

20.      Thai T. H. Tran, Yan-Ru Chang, Tuan K. A. Hoang, Ming-Yu Kuo,* and Yuhlong O. Su* “Electrochemical Behavior of meso-Substituted Porphyrins: The Role of Cation Radicals to the Half-Wave Oxidation Potential Splitting” The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2016, 120, 5504–5511.

21.      Hung-Ju Yen, Jhe-Huang Lin, Yuhlong O. Su, * Guey-Sheng Liou* “Novel Triarylamine-based Aromatic Polyamides Bearing Secondary amine: Synthesis and Redox Potential Inversion Characteristics by Pyridines” Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2016, 4, 10381-10385.