Our department is one of the leading institutions in engineering education and renowned for its world-class researches. We offer a comprehensive curriculum, uniquely merging the core chemical engineering courses with the essences of materials science/engineering. Our diverse research and teaching interests include: Biochemical & biomedical engineering, catalysis & reactor design, thermodynamics (chemical, solid-state, fluid-phase equilibrium), colloid & interface science, electrochemistry, packaging of electronic materials, novel material synthesis, polymer science & engineering, and soft matter physics & materials.

Dr. Shao-Liang ChengProfessor Office Phone: +886-3-4227151#34233 E-mail: slcheng@ncu.edu.tw Office: E3-402 Lab: E3-402 Education: Research Interests: Microelectronic thin film materials, Nanomaterials, Micro- and nano-structures analysis , Thin film interfacial reactions
Research Background
Thesis Publications
◦S. L. Cheng and W. C. Hsiao, "Electroless Synthesis of Pure Nickel Metal Nanotubes using Silicon Oxide Nanowires as Removable Templates," Electrochem. Solid-State Lett. 10 (2007) D142. 
◦S. L. Cheng, S. L. Wong, S. W. Lu, and H. Chen, "Large-Area Co-Silicide Nanodot Arrays Produced by Colloidal Nanosphere Lithography and Thermal Annealing," Ultramicroscopy 108 (2008) 1200. 
◦Y. C. Chou, W. W. Wu, S. L. Cheng, B. Y. Yoo, N. V. Myung, L. J. Chen, and K. N. Tu, "In-Situ TEM Observation of Repeating Events of Nucleation in Epitaxial Growth of Nano CoSi2 in Nanowires of Si," Nano Lett. 8 (2008) 2194. 
◦S. L. Cheng, C. H. Chung, and H. C. Lee, "A Study of the Synthesis, Characterization, and Kinetics of Vertical Silicon Nanowire Arrays on (001)Si Substrates," J. Electrochem. Soc. 155 (2008) D711. 
◦S. L. Cheng, C. H. Wang, and H. Chen "Formation and Characterization of Periodic Arrays of Nickel Silicide Nanodots on Si(111) Substrates," Jpn. J Appl. Phys. 48 (2009) 06FE06. 
◦F. M. Chang, S. L. Cheng, S. J. Hong, Y. J. Sheng, and H. K. Tsao, "Superhydrophilicity to Superhydrophobicity Transition of CuO Nanowire Films," Appl. Phys. Lett. 96 (2010) 114101.
◦S. L. Cheng, C. Y. Chen, and S. W. Lee, "Kinetic Investigation of the Electrochemical Synthesis of Vertically-Aligned Periodic Arrays of Silicon Nanorods on (001)Si Substrate," Thin Solid Films 518 (2010) S190.
◦S. L. Cheng and H. C. Peng, "Characterization and Growth Kinetics of Electroless Pure Nickel Thin Films on Si(001) Substrates," J. Electrochem. Soc. 157 (2010) D81.
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