Faculty Profile

Oliver M Chyan

Title
Professor
Department
Chemistry
College
College of Science

    

Education

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989.
Major: Chemistry
Degree Specialization: Materials Chemistry
Dissertation Title: Electrochemical Characterization of Conducting Polymers and Fabrication of Microelectrochemical Transistor with Sub-micron Dimensions
MS, University of Texas at Arlington, 1984.
Major: Chemistry
Degree Specialization: Analytical Chemistry
Dissertation Title: Electrochemistry and Photoelectrochemistry at Sn-doped Indium Oxide/Aqueous Electrolyte Interface
MS, National Taiwan University, 1982.
Major: Chemistry
Degree Specialization: Analytical Chemistry
Dissertation Title: Determination of P, Ge and Si Species by Reductive Molybdate Colorimetry using Flow Injection Analysis
BS, National Chung-Hsing University, 1980.
Major: Chemistry

Current Scheduled Teaching*

CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2023
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2023

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2022
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2022
CHEM 3451.001, Quantitative Analysis, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
CHEM 3452.301, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2022 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.302, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2022 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.303, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2022 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.304, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2022 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.305, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2022 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.306, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2022 Syllabus
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2022
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 5W1 2022
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2022
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2022
CHEM 4900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2022
CHEM 5460.001, Surveys of Modern Analytical Chemistry, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2021
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2021
CHEM 3451.001, Quantitative Analysis, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
CHEM 3452.301, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2021 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.302, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2021 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.303, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2021 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.304, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2021 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.305, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2021 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.306, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2021 Syllabus
CHEM 4900.726, Special Problems, Fall 2021
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 5W1 2021
CHEM 4900.726, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2021
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2021
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2021
CHEM 4900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2021
CHEM 5460.001, Surveys of Modern Analytical Chemistry, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2020
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2020
CHEM 3451.001, Quantitative Analysis, Fall 2020 SPOT
CHEM 3452.301, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2020
CHEM 3452.302, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2020
CHEM 3452.303, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2020
CHEM 3452.304, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2020
CHEM 3452.305, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2020
CHEM 3452.306, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2020
CHEM 4900.726, Special Problems, Fall 2020
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W2 2020
CHEM 2900.726, Introduction to Chemical Research, Summer 10W 2020
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2020
CHEM 6950.800, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2020
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2020
CHEM 4900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2020
CHEM 5460.001, Surveys of Modern Analytical Chemistry, Spring 2020 Syllabus
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2019
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2019
CHEM 3451.001, Quantitative Analysis, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
CHEM 3452.301, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2019 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.302, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2019 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.303, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2019 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.304, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2019 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.305, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2019 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.306, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2019 Syllabus
CHEM 4900.726, Special Problems, Fall 2019
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 5W1 2019
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2019
CHEM 6950.800, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2019
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2019
CHEM 3996.703, Honors College Mentored Research Experience, Fall 2018
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2018
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 8W2 2018
CHEM 3451.001, Quantitative Analysis, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
CHEM 3452.301, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2018 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.302, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2018 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.303, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2018 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.304, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2018 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.305, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2018 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.306, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2018 Syllabus
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2018
CHEM 4900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2018
CHEM 5460.001, Surveys of Modern Analytical Chemistry, Spring 2018 SPOT
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2017
CHEM 4900.726, Special Problems, Fall 2017
CHEM 4900.726, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2017
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2017
CHEM 5950.776, Master's Thesis, Spring 2017
CHEM 4900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2017
CHEM 5460.001, Surveys of Modern Analytical Chemistry, Spring 2017 SPOT
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2016
CHEM 5950.776, Master's Thesis, Fall 2016
CHEM 3451.001, Quantitative Analysis, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
CHEM 3452.301, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2016
CHEM 3452.302, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2016
CHEM 3452.303, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2016
CHEM 3452.304, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2016
CHEM 3452.305, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2016
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2016
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2016
CHEM 4900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2016
CHEM 5460.001, Surveys of Modern Analytical Chemistry, Spring 2016 SPOT
CHEM 4912.726, Undergraduate Research Capstone Experience, Spring 2016
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2015
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2015
CHEM 3451.001, Quantitative Analysis, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
CHEM 3452.301, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2015
CHEM 3452.302, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2015
CHEM 3452.303, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2015
CHEM 3452.304, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2015
CHEM 3452.305, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2015
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W2 2015
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 5W1 2015
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2015
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2015
CHEM 5460.001, Surveys of Modern Analytical Chemistry, Spring 2015
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2014
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2014
CHEM 3451.001, Quantitative Analysis, Fall 2014 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.301, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2014
CHEM 3452.302, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2014
CHEM 3452.303, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2014
CHEM 3452.304, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2014
CHEM 3452.305, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2014
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2014
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2014
CHEM 5460.001, Surveys of Modern Analytical Chemistry, Spring 2014
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2013
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2013
CHEM 3451.001, Quantitative Analysis, Fall 2013 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.301, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2013
CHEM 3452.302, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2013
CHEM 3452.303, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2013
CHEM 3452.304, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2013
CHEM 3452.305, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2013
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2013
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2013
CHEM 5460.001, Surveys of Modern Analytical Chemistry, Spring 2013
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2012
CHEM 3451.001, Quantitative Analysis, Fall 2012 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.301, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2012
CHEM 3452.302, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2012
CHEM 3452.303, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2012
CHEM 3452.304, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2012
CHEM 3452.305, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2012
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 5W1 2012
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 5W2 2012
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2012
CHEM 5460.001, Surveys of Modern Analytical Chemistry, Spring 2012
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2011
CHEM 5950.776, Master's Thesis, Fall 2011
CHEM 3451.001, Quantitative Analysis, Fall 2011 Syllabus
CHEM 3452.301, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2011
CHEM 3452.302, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2011
CHEM 3452.303, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2011
CHEM 3452.304, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2011
CHEM 3452.305, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2011
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2011
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 5W2 2011
CHEM 5950.776, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2011
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2011
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2011
CHEM 5950.776, Master's Thesis, Spring 2011
CHEM 5460.001, Surveys of Modern Analytical Chemistry, Spring 2011
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2010
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2010
CHEM 5950.776, Master's Thesis, Fall 2010
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2010
CHEM 5950.776, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2010
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2010
CHEM 5950.776, Master's Thesis, Spring 2010
CHEM 5460.001, Surveys of Modern Analytical Chemistry, Spring 2010
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2009
CHEM 3451.001, Quantitative Analysis, Fall 2009
CHEM 3452.301, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2009
CHEM 3452.302, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2009
CHEM 3452.303, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2009
CHEM 3452.304, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2009
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 5W1 2009
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 5W2 2009
CHEM 5950.776, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2009
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2009
CHEM 5950.776, Master's Thesis, Spring 2009
CHEM 4900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2009
CHEM 5460.001, Surveys of Modern Analytical Chemistry, Spring 2009
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2008
CHEM 5950.776, Master's Thesis, Fall 2008
CHEM 3451.001, Quantitative Analysis, Fall 2008
CHEM 3452.301, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2008
CHEM 3452.302, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2008
CHEM 3452.303, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2008
CHEM 3452.304, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2008
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 5W1 2008
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2008
CHEM 5460.001, Surveys of Modern Analytical Chemistry, Spring 2008
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2007
CHEM 5950.776, Master's Thesis, Fall 2007
CHEM 3451.001, Quantitative Analysis, Fall 2007
CHEM 3452.301, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2007
CHEM 3452.302, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2007
CHEM 3452.303, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2007
CHEM 3452.304, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2007
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 5W1 2007
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 5W2 2007
CHEM 5950.776, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2007
CHEM 5950.776, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2007
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2007
CHEM 5950.776, Master's Thesis, Spring 2007
CHEM 4900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2007
CHEM 5460.001, Surveys of Modern Analytical Chemistry, Spring 2007
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2006
CHEM 5950.776, Master's Thesis, Fall 2006
CHEM 3451.001, Quantitative Analysis, Fall 2006
CHEM 3452.301, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2006
CHEM 3452.302, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2006
CHEM 3452.303, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2006
CHEM 3452.304, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2006
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 5W2 2006
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 5W1 2006
CHEM 5950.776, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2006
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2006
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2006
CHEM 4900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2006
CHEM 5900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2006
CHEM 5460.001, Surveys of Modern Analytical Chemistry, Spring 2006
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2005
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2005
CHEM 5950.776, Master's Thesis, Fall 2005
CHEM 3451.001, Quantitative Analysis, Fall 2005
CHEM 3452.301, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2005
CHEM 3452.302, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2005
CHEM 3452.303, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2005
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2005
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W2 2005
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 5W1 2005
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Summer 5W2 2005
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2005
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Spring 2005
CHEM 5950.776, Master's Thesis, Spring 2005
CHEM 4900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2005
CHEM 4910.726, Special Problems, Spring 2005
CHEM 5460.001, Surveys of Modern Analytical Chemistry, Spring 2005
CHEM 6950.776, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2004
CHEM 6940.776, Individual Research, Fall 2004
CHEM 5950.776, Master's Thesis, Fall 2004
CHEM 3451.001, Quantitative Analysis, Fall 2004
CHEM 3452.301, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2004
CHEM 3452.302, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2004
CHEM 3452.303, Quantitative Analysis Laboratory, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Abstracts and Proceedings
Chyan, O. (2015). removed. .International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society.
Chyan, O. R., Chan, R., Arunagiri, T., Wallace, R. W., Kim, M., Hurd, T. (2004). Ruthenium-based Copper Diffusion Barrier :Studied by Electrochemistry, SIMS Depth Profiling and Sheet Resistance Measurements. Proceeding of 204th International Meeting of the Electrochemical Society.
Chyan, O. R., Chan, R., Arunagiri, T., Zhang, Y., Hurd, T. (2003). Interfacial Characterization of Copper Thin Film on Ruthenium: a Potential Diffusion Barrier for Cu Interconnects. Proceeding of 4th AVS International Conference on Microelectronics and Interface.
Arunagiri, T., Chen, J., Gao, J., Goodwill, P., Chyan, O. R. (2001). Deposition of Metal Nanoparticles on Diamond Surface Via a Solution Route. Proceeding for the Electrochemical Society National Meeting.
Conference Proceeding
Chyan, O. (2022). "Investigation of CuAl IMCs Corrosion in Chloride Environment and its Prevention Strategy". International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society, IMAPS-2022 proceeding, 2018.
Chyan, O. (2022). "Prevention of Cu Electrolytic Migration Defects on RDL by a Cu-selective Passivation to Enhance Reliability ". International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society, IMAPS-2022 proceeding, 2018.
Chyan, O. (2018). "Explore High Bonding Reliability of Cu Wire Bonded Devices under Extreme Halide Contaminated Environments". International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society, IMAPS-2018 proceeding, 2018.
Chyan, O. R. (2018). Novel Corrosion Prevention Treatments for Cu Wire Bonded Device to Improve Bonding Reliability. IEEE Electronic Components and Technology Conference, ECTC-2018 Proceeding, 2018.
Chyan, O. (2018). Optimization of Cupric Chloride Subtractive Etching for Cu High Density Interconnects. International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society, IMAPS-2018 proceeding, 2018..
Chyan, O. (2017). Aluminum Bond Pad Corrosion in Copper Wire Bonded Assembly – Defectivity characterization and Prevention Strategy. 2017 TECHCON Proceeding, sponsored by Semiconductor Research Corporation, 2017.
Chyan, O. (2017). Mechanistic Investigation and Prevention of Al Bond Pad Corrosion in Cu Wire-bonded Device Assembly. IEEE Electronic Components and Technology Conference, ECTC-2017 Proceeding, 2017.
Chyan, O. (2016). Aluminum Bond Pad Corrosion of Wirebond Packages. 2016, . International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society, iMAPS-2016 proceeding, 2016..
Yu, K., Chyan, O. R. (2008). Developing a Rapid Screening Metrology for Cu Corrosion in CMP Relevant Chemical Environments. International Conference on Planarization/CMP Technology.
Gorman, B. P., Mueller, D. W., Chyan, O. R., Reidy, R. F. (2006). Analytical TEM characterization of metal penetration and supercritical pore-sealing of ash-damaged porous low-k dielectrics. Advanced Metallization Conference.
Journal Article
Ashok Kumar, G., Alptekin, J., Caperton, J., Salunke, A. S., Chyan, O. M. (2021). Accelerated Reliability Testing of Cu-Al Bimetallic Contact by a Micropattern Corrosion Testing Platform for Wire Bond Device Application. MethodsX. 8, 101320. Denton: Elsevier.
Ashok Kumar, G., Lambert, A., Caperton, J., Asokan, M., Yi, W., Chyan, O. M. (2021). Comparative Study of Chloride and Fluoride Induced Aluminum Pad Corrosion in Wire-Bonded Device Packaging Assembly. 2, 447–460. Denton: MDPI Corrosion and Materials Degradation.
Ross, N., Asokan, M., Ashok Kumar, G., Caperton, J., Alptekin, J., Salunke, A. S., Chyan, O. M. (2020). Mechanistic study of copper wire-bonding failures on packaging devices in acidic chloride environments. Microelectronic Engineering. 113, 113917. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier.
Chyan, O. R. (2017). Thin-Film UV-Vis Spectroscopy as a Chemically-Sensitive Monitoring Tool for Copper Etching Bath. 51, 44-48. Amsterdam: Elsevier. https://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-industrial-and-engineering-chemistry/
Chyan, O. R. (2016). Micro-pattern Corrosion Screening on Bimetallic Corrosion for Microelectronic Application. 210, 512-519. Amsterdam: Elsevier. https://www.journals.elsevier.com/electrochimica-acta/
Chyan, O. R. (2015). Exploration of Chemical Bonding Transformation Mapping to Assist Low-k Dielectric Nanostructure Fabrication. ECS Transactions. 66, 1-13. http://ecst.ecsdl.org/
Chyan, O. R. (2015). UV-assisted Modification and Removal Mechanism of a Fluorocarbon Polymer Film on Low-k Dielectric Trench Structure. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 7, 5051-5055. http://pubs.acs.org/journal/aamick
Chyan, Y., Chyan, O. R. (2008). Metal Electrodeposition on an Integrated Screen-Printed Electrode Assembly. Journal of Chemical Education.
Bhattacharyya, D., Pillai, K., Chyan, O. R., Tang, L., Timmons, R. B. (2007). A New Class of Thin Film Hydrogels Produced by Plasma Polymerization. Chemistry of Materials.
Fang, W., Chyan, O. R., Sun, C., Wu, C., Chen, C., Chen, K., Chen, L., Huang, J. (2007). Arrayed CNx NT–RuO2 nanocomposites directly grown on Ti-buffered Si substrate for supercapacitor applications. Other.
Fang, W., Huang, J., Sun, C., Chen, L., Chyan, O. R., Chen, K., Papakonstantinou, P. (2006). Enhanced electrochemical properties of arrayed CNx nanotubes directly grown on Ti-buffered silicon substrates. Journal of Electrochemical Society.
Arunagiri, T., Zhang, Y., Chyan, O. R., El-Bounani, M., Kim, M., Wu, C. T., Chen, K. H., Chen, L. C. (2005). A 5 nm Ruthenium Thin Film as a Directly Plate-able Copper Diffusion Barrier. Applied Physics Letters.
Arunagiri, T., Zhang, Y., Chyan, O. R., Kim, M., Hurd, Q. T. (2005). Interfacial Diffusion Studies of Cu/(5 nm Ru)/Si Structures: Physical Vapor Deposited vs. Electrochemically Deposited Cu. Journal of Electrochemical Society.
Nalla, P., Huang, S., Zhang, Y., Chyan, O. R., Richmond, M., El Bouanani, M. (2005). Photochemically Induced Metallization of Surface Silicon Using Dinuclear Metal Carbonyl Compounds. Anchoring of Ruthenium to a Si(111) Surface Through Covalent Ru-Si Bond Formation. Chemistry of Materials.
Arunagiri, T., Misra, A., Chyan, O. R. (2005). Ruthenium: a Promisingly New Diffusion Barrier for Copper Interconnects for 65 and 45 nm Integrated Circuits Technology Nodes. Other.
Arunagiri, T., Golden, T. D., Chyan, O. R. (2005). Study of Palladium Metal Particle Deposition on the Conductive Diamond Surface by XRD, XPS and Electrochemistry. Materials Chemistry and Physics.
Sun, C., Chen, L., Su, M. C., Hong, L. S., Chyan, O. R., Hsu, C. Y., Chen, K., Chang, T., Chang, L. (2005). Ultrafine Platinum Nanoparticles Uniformly Dispersed on Arrayed CNx Nanotubes with High Electrochemical Activity. Chemistry of Materials.
Chan, R., Arunagiri, T., Zhang, Y., Chyan, O. R., Wallace, R., Kim, M. (2004). Diffusion Studies of Copper on Ruthenium Thin Film: a Plate-able Copper Diffusion Barrier. Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters.
Zhang, Y., Long, L., Arunagiri, T., Ojeda, O., Flores, S., Chyan, O. R., Wallace, R. (2004). Underpotential Deposition of Copper on Electrochemically Prepared Conductive Ruthenium Oxide Surface. Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters.
Chyan, O. R., Ponnuswamy, T., Arunagiri, T. (2003). Electrodeposition of Copper Thin Film on Ruthenium: a Potential Diffusion Barrier for Cu Interconnects. Journal of Electrochemical Society.
Cheng, C., Arunagiri, T., Chyan, O. R. (2003). Electrodeposition of Silver and Copper/Silver Multilayer on Ruthenium Substrate as a Potential New Metal Interconnects for Integrated Circuits. American Journal of Undergraduate Research.
Ponnuswamy, T., Chyan, O. R. (2002). Preparation and Characterization of a Novel Infrared Sensor for Nickel Detection. Analytical Sciences.
Liang, V., Chan, R., Chyan, O. R. (2002). Preparation and Characterization of Electrolessly Deposited Platinum and Palladium Nanoparticles on Pyrolyzed Photoresist Films on Silicon Substrates. American Journal of Undergraduate Research.
Chyan, O. R., Peng, H., Brooks, B., Chan, R. (2002). Response of Ceriodaphnia Dubia to Ionic Silver: Discrepancies Among Model Predictions, Measured Concentrations and Mortality. Chemosphere.
Ponnuswamy, T., Chen, J., Xu, F., Chyan, O. R. (2001). Monitoring Metal Ion Contamination Onset in Hydrofluoric Acid Using Silicon/Diamond and Dual Silicon Sensing Electrode Assembly. Analyst.
Gao, J., Arunagiri, T., Chen, J., Goodwill, P., Chyan, O. R., Perez, J., Golden, D. (2000). Preparation and Characterization of Metal Nanoparticles on a Diamond Surface. Chemistry of Materials.
Gao, J., Arunagiri, T., Chen, J., Goodwill, P., Chyan, O. R., Perez, J., Golden, D. (2000). Preparation and characterization of metal nanoparticles on a diamond surface. Chemistry of Materials. 12(11), 3495--3500. American Chemical Society.
Chen, J., Xu, F., Ponnuswamy, T., Chan, R., Wu, J., Prasad, A., Chyan, O. R., Sees, J. A., Hall, L. H. (2000). Qualitative and Quantitative Study of Silicon Wafer Surfaces Using ATR/FTIR Spectroscopy. Other.
Chyan, O. R., Chen, J., Xu, F., Wu, J., Sees, J., Hall, L. (2000). Ultrapure Water Quality Monitoring by a Silicon-based Potentiometric Sensor. The Analyst.
Popular Press Article
Bhattacharyya, D., Pillai, K., Chyan, O. R., Tang, L., Timmons, R. B. (2007). Immobilization of biomolecules on pulsed plasma polymerized poly(vinylacetic acid) thin films. ACS Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering Preprints.
Chyan, O. R., Ponnuswamy, T. (2007). Method of Making Integrated Circuits Using Ruthenium and Its Oxides as Cu Diffusion Barrier. U.S. Patent No. 7247554.
Ponnuswamy, T., Chyan, O. R. (2007). Method of Making Integrated Circuits Using Ruthenium and Its Oxides as Cu Diffusion Barrier. U.S. Patent No. 7247554.
Chyan, O. R., Ponnuswamy, T. (2004). Method of Using Materials Based on Ruthenium and Iridium and Their Oxides, As a Cu Diffusion Barrier, and Integrated Circuits Incorporating Same. U.S. Pat. Appl..
Ponnusswamy, T., Chyan, O. R. (2001). New Cu-diffusion Barrier Materials Based on Ruthenium, Iridium and Its Oxides. UNT Invention Disclosure.
Hall, L., Sees, J., Chyan, O. R. (2000). An Apparatus and Method for Detecting Impurities in Wet Chemicals. US Patent, 6,145,372.
Hall, L., Sees, J., Chyan, O. R. (2000). An Apparatus and Method for Detecting Impurities in Wet Chemicals. U.S. Patent.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Contract
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Licensed Chyan’s IC packaging technology covered by US Provisional Patent # 62/511,863," Sponsored by Changzhou Ruize Microelectronics Co, International, $220000 Funded. (September 2017December 31, 2022).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Tech Transfer Agreement on US Patent # 9366601: Licensing fee, Service Agreement and Instrumentation Purchase," Sponsored by Intel, Private, $690847 Funded. (May 1, 2018September 1, 2021).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Characterization of UV-radiated Post-etch Residue MIR-IR Spectroscopy," Sponsored by TEL Inc., Private, $60000 Funded. (20152017).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Characterization UV treatments for TTCA integrated wafer BEOL polymer removal using MIR-IR Spectroscopy," Sponsored by TEL Inc., Private, $60000 Funded. (20152017).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Characterization of Plasma Processed Patterned Wafers by MIR-IR Spectroscopy," Sponsored by Intel, Private, $21420 Funded. (September 1, 2016August 31, 2017).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Mechanistic Investigation and Prevention of Al Bond Pad Corrosion in Cu Wire Bonded Device Assembly," Sponsored by Semiconductor Research Corporation, Private, $163333 Funded. (December 1, 2015March 31, 2017).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Characterization of Plasma Processed Patterned Wafers by MIR-IR Spectroscopy," Sponsored by Intel, Private, $14193 Funded. (20152016).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Characterization of Plasma Processed Patterned Wafers by MIR-IR Spectroscopy," Sponsored by Lam Research Inc., Private, $12500 Funded. (20152016).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Characterization of Carbon Nanotubes Coating on Wafers using MIR-IR Spectroscopy," Sponsored by Nantero Company, Private, $3000 Funded. (October 2015October 2016).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Characterization of Chemical Equilibriums of Cu Etch Bath Samples," Sponsored by Intel, Private, $7200 Funded. (October 1, 2015August 31, 2016).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Investigation of Al Pad Corrosion in the Cu Wire Bonded Semiconductor Device Assembly," Sponsored by Semiconductor Research Corporation, Private, $85000 Funded. (20142015).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Study of Chemical Bonding Structure of PECVD Amorphous Silicon Micobolometer," Sponsored by L3 Communication, Private, $10000 Funded. (20142015).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Characterization of Plasma-etched SiC wafers by MIR-IR Spectroscopy," Sponsored by Lam Research Inc., Private, $6000 Funded. (20122013).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Characterization of Plasma-etched ULK Patterned wafers by MIR-IR Spectroscopy," Sponsored by ATMI, Private, $15000 Funded. (20122013).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Characterization of ULK Damages wafers by MIR-IR Spectroscopy," Sponsored by TEL Inc., Private, $6000 Funded. (20122013).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Study of Chemical Bonding Structure of PECVD Amorphous Silicon Micobolometer," Sponsored by L3 Communication, Private, $35000 Funded. (20122013).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Electrochemical Investigation of Cu Corrosion in Cu-CMP and Post-CMP Solution Environments," Sponsored by Semiconductor Research Corporation, Private, $150000 Funded. (20102013).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Characterization of Cu/W/Co Bimetallic Corrosion and Inhibition IC Cleaning Solution Environments," Sponsored by ATMI, Private, $48000 Funded. (20112012).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Characterization of Cu/W/Co Bimetallic Corrosion and Inhibition IC Cleaning Solution Environments," Sponsored by ATMI, Private, $48000 Funded. (20112012).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Characterization of Plasma-etch-polymers using MIR-IR Spectroscopy," Sponsored by Semiconductor Research Corporation, Private, $135000 Funded. (20112012).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Interfacial Study of Cu Bimetallic Corrosion and Inhibition IC Cleaning Solution Environments," Sponsored by ATMI, Private, $123000 Funded. (20102012).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "" Electrochemical Investigation of Cu Corrosion in Cu-CMP and Post-CMP Solution Environments "," Sponsored by Semiconductor Research Corporation, Private, $100000 Funded. (20072010).
Chyan, O. (Principal), Richmond, M. (Co-Principal), ""Study of Organometallic Chemistry and Its Applications to ALD TaN Barrier"," Sponsored by Lam Research Inc., Private, $40000 Funded. (20072008).
Chyan, O. R. (Other), ""Study of Semiconductor Surface Chemistry and Its Applications to Advanced Interconnects"," Sponsored by LAM research, Private, $40000 Funded. (20062007).
Grant - Research
Chyan, O. R. (Co-Principal), "Tunable Biobased Molding Compounds and Die-Attach Adhesives," Sponsored by Semiconductor Research Corporation, National, $285000 Funded. (January 1, 2023December 31, 2024).
Chyan, O. R. (Principal), "Tunable Low-cost Passivation Coating for Facilitating Copper Wafer-level Bonding," Sponsored by Semiconductor Research Corporation, International, $289547 Funded. (January 1, 2022December 31, 2024).
Chyan, O. M. (Principal), "Optimization of Corrosion Prevention Treatments for Cu Wire- Bonded Devices to Achieve High Bonding Reliability," Sponsored by NXP Semiconductors, International, $394400 Funded. (June 1, 2020December 31, 2023).
Chyan, O. M. (Principal), "Optimization of Cu-Selective Repassivation Treatments on Cu Redistribution Lines to Achieve Enhanced Reliability," Sponsored by Texas Instruments, Local, $88850 Funded. (June 1, 2019May 31, 2020).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Novel Chemical Approaches to Enhance Etch Anisotropy," Sponsored by Intel, Private, $176000 Funded. (January 2018December 2019).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Protection of Aluminum Oxide and Cobalt Microstructures in Ammonium Fluoride Solution," Sponsored by JSR-Micro, Private, $75000 Funded. (June 2017June 2018).
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Characterization of Plasma-etch-polymers using MIR-IR Spectroscopy," Sponsored by Intel MSR grant- Semiconductor Research Corporation, Private, $252000 Funded. (20122014).
Chyan, O. (Supporting), Littler, C. (Principal), "Characterization of Plasma-etch-polymers using MIR-IR Spectroscopy," Sponsored by Army - subcontract, Private, $45000 Funded. (20122013).
Sponsored Research
Chyan, O. (Principal), "Hybrid Nanocomposite High-k Dielectric Flexible Films for Semiconductor Applications," Sponsored by Norman Hackerman Advanced Research Program (NHARP), State, $48000 Funded. (20102012).
Chyan, O. R. (Other), "" Investigation of Cu Electrodeposition and Patination on Metallic Oxide "," Sponsored by The Robert A. Welch Foundation, Private, $150000 Funded. (20072010).
Chyan, O. R. (Other), ""Corrosion Investigation in a Dynamic Environments for the Next Generation Cu Interconnect Microstructure "," Sponsored by Semiconductor Research Corporation, Private, $30000 Funded. (20042007).
Chyan, O. R. (Other), "Interfacial Study of Metal Deposition on Metallic Oxide Surfaces "," Sponsored by The Robert A. Welch Foundation, Private, $150000 Funded. (20042007).
Chyan, O. R. (Other), ""Scanning Probe Microscopic Studies of Metal Depositions on," Sponsored by The Robert A.Welch Foundation, Private, $103200 Funded. (19971998).
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    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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