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See Wee Chee

  • PhD
  • Group Leader
  • Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
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I received my PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the Fall of 2008. Subsequently, I completed postdoctoral stints at the Leroy Eyring Center of Solid State Science at Arizona State University and in the department of Materials Science and Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The research projects that I was involved in ranged from growing carbon nanotubes from catalysts fabricated in situ in an environmental TEM to studying corrosion processes using liquid cell TEM. Currently, I am with the Center for BioImaging Sciences at the National University of Singapore. My research interests include the characterization of nanomaterials using TEM, nanofabrication using charged particle beams in situ techniques for studying materials in gases and liquids, and capturing the dynamic behavior of nanoscale catalysts under reaction conditions.

Recent publications

  • Nanoscale Elastocapillary Effect Induced by Thin-Liquid-Film Instability

    • Vrancken N
    • Ghosh T
    • Anand U
    • et al.
  • Structural changes in noble metal nanoparticles during CO oxidation and their impact on catalyst activity

    • Chee S
    • Arce-Ramos J
    • Li W
    • et al.

Professional experience

Group Leader

Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

August 2019 - Present

Senior Research Fellow

National University of Singapore

October 2014 - July 2019(5 years)

Visiting Scholar

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

February 2014 - September 2014(7 months)

Applications Scientist

Hummingbird Scientific

January 2013 - February 2014(a year)

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

July 2010 - December 2012(2 years)

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Arizona State University

July 2008 - July 2010(2 years)

Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant

University of Illinios at Urbana-Champaign

July 2002 - June 2008(6 years)

Research Assistant

National University of Singapore

May 2002 - June 2002(a month)



University of Illinios at Urbana-Champaign

August 2002 - July 2008(6 years)


National University of Singapore

August 1998 - June 2002(4 years)


Co-authors (86)