Carynn Tan Lling Lling

Assistant Professor

Roles and responsibilities

Carynn Tan Lling Lling is Assistant Professor with the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences.


Carynn's research interests revolve around the design and synthesis of highly efficient graphene-based semiconductor photocatalysts for the conversion of carbon dioxide into energy-rich hydrocarbon fuels. She has also assisted in supervising three undergraduate students in their FYPs. To date, she has published in 8 Tier 1 journals as first author, and co-authored 9 Tier 1 papers as well as two book chapters with an accumulative impact factor of 100.34. She is also currently a co-investigator in an external grant project (FRGS) funded by the Ministry of Education Malaysia.


Tan Lling Lling graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering (First Class Honours) from Monash University Malaysia in 2011. During her undergraduate years, she was included in the Dean’s Honours List and was awarded the Merit Scholarship in recognition of academic excellence. She was also the recipient for the Best Final Year Project (FYP) Award in 2011. In 2012, she joined Monash University Malaysia as a PhD scholar.