Hai-Lung Dai

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Hai-Lung Dai
Occupationphysical chemist
TitleLaura H. Carnell Professor of Chemistry
Academic background
Academic work
Disciplinephysical chemistry

Hai-Lung Dai is a physical chemist from Taiwan. He is the Laura H. Carnell Professor of Chemistry and Vice President for International Affairs at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States.


Dai was born in Taiwan. He completed a BSc in chemistry at National Taiwan University in 1974, and in 1976 went to the United States. He obtained his doctorate in chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley in 1981, and then did postdoctoral research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology until 1984. In that year he began teaching in the chemistry department of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he remained for twenty-two years, and where he became departmental chair and the Hirschmann-Makineni Professor, and founded the Penn Science Teacher Institute. In 2007 he became Dean of the College of Science and Technology of Temple University, also in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was Provost[1] of Temple University during 2013 - 2016. In 2017, Dai was appointed Vice President for International Affairs at Temple University.[2]


Dai is editor of books including:

  • Hai-Lung Dai, Robert W. Field (editors) (1995). Molecular dynamics and spectroscopy by stimulated emission pumping. Singapore; New Jersey; London; Hong Kong: World Scientific. ISBN 9789810217495.
  • Hai-Lung Dai, Wilson Ho (editors) (1995). Laser spectroscopy and photochemistry on metal surfaces. Singapore; New Jersey; London; Hong Kong: World Scientific. ISBN 9789810229986.


Dai has received several honors and awards, among them:


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  4. ^ "Penn Notables". archives.upenn.edu.
  5. ^ "Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program" (PDF). Dreyfus.org.
  6. ^ a b c Hai-Lung Dai. Department of Chemistry, Temple University. Archived 19 May 2016.
  7. ^ "APS Physics Fellowships". aps.org.
  8. ^ "Humboldt Network". humboldt-foundation.
  9. ^ "ACS Philadelphia Local Section". acs.org.
  10. ^ "Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellows". gf.org.
  11. ^ "Award winners". .osa.org/.
  12. ^ "ACS Philadelphia Local Section". acs.org.
  13. ^ "2012 ACS Langmuir Lecturers". acs.org.