Faculty Profiles

Jie Liu
George Barth Geller Professor of Chemistry in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences
2105 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1549
(919) 660-1605



Ph.D., Harvard University 1996

M.S., Shandong University (China) 1990

B.S., Shandong University (China) 1987

Research Areas:
Inorganic, Nanoscience and Materials

Zhu, G, Chen, T, Hu, Y, Ma, L, Chen, R, Lv, H, Wang, Y, Liang, J, Li, X, Yan, C, Zhu, H, Liu, H, Tie, Z, Jin, Z, and Liu, J. "Recycling PM 2.5 carbon nanoparticles generated by diesel vehicles for supercapacitors and oxygen reduction reaction." Nano Energy 33 (March 2017): 229-237. Full Text

Zhu, H, Wang, X, Liang, J, Lv, H, Tong, H, Ma, L, Hu, Y, Zhu, G, Zhang, T, Tie, Z, Liu, Z, Li, Q, Chen, L, Liu, J, and Jin, Z. "Versatile Electronic Skins for Motion Detection of Joints Enabled by Aligned Few-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Flexible Polymer Composites." Advanced Functional Materials (March 2017): 1606604-1606604. Full Text

Zhang, X, Li, X, Zhang, D, Su, NQ, Yang, W, Everitt, HO, and Liu, J. "Product selectivity in plasmonic photocatalysis for carbon dioxide hydrogenation." Nature communications 8 (February 23, 2017): 14542-. Full Text Open Access Copy

Kang, Q, Zhao, J, Li, X, Zhu, G, Feng, X, Ma, Y, Huang, W, and Liu, J. "A single wire as all-inclusive fully functional supercapacitor." Nano Energy 32 (February 2017): 201-208. Full Text

Liang, J, Zhu, G, Wang, C, Wang, Y, Zhu, H, Hu, Y, Lv, H, Chen, R, Ma, L, Chen, T, Jin, Z, and Liu, J. "MoS 2 -Based All-Purpose Fibrous Electrode and Self-Powering Energy Fiber for Efficient Energy Harvesting and Storage." Advanced Energy Materials 7.3 (February 2017): 1601208-1601208. Full Text

Lu, H, Chen, R, Hu, Y, Wang, X, Wang, Y, Ma, L, Zhu, G, Chen, T, Tie, Z, Jin, Z, and Liu, J. "Bottom-up synthesis of nitrogen-doped porous carbon scaffolds for lithium and sodium storage." Nanoscale 9.5 (February 2017): 1972-1977. Full Text

Zhu, G, Ma, L, Lv, H, Hu, Y, Chen, T, Chen, R, Liang, J, Wang, X, Wang, Y, Yan, C, Tie, Z, Jin, Z, and Liu, J. "Pine needle-derived microporous nitrogen-doped carbon frameworks exhibit high performances in electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution reaction and supercapacitors." Nanoscale 9.3 (January 4, 2017): 1237-1243. Full Text

Ma, L, Chen, R, Hu, Y, Zhu, G, Chen, T, Lu, H, Liang, J, Tie, Z, Jin, Z, and Liu, J. "Hierarchical porous nitrogen-rich carbon nanospheres with high and durable capabilities for lithium and sodium storage." Nanoscale 8.41 (October 10, 2016): 17911-17918. Full Text

Chen, T, Cheng, B, Chen, R, Hu, Y, Lv, H, Zhu, G, Wang, Y, Ma, L, Liang, J, Tie, Z, Jin, Z, and Liu, J. "Hierarchical Ternary Carbide Nanoparticle/Carbon Nanotube-Inserted N-Doped Carbon Concave-Polyhedrons for Efficient Lithium and Sodium Storage." ACS applied materials & interfaces 8.40 (October 2016): 26834-26841.

Huang, C, Lv, J-A, Tian, X, Wang, Y, Liu, J, and Yu, Y. "A remotely driven and controlled micro-gripper fabricated from light-induced deformation smart material." Smart Materials and Structures 25.9 (September 1, 2016): 095009-095009. Full Text


Gorka, DE, Jeger, JL, Zhang, H, Ma, Y, Colman, BP, Bernhardt, ES, and Liu, J. "Phytotoxicity of soluble graphitic nanofibers to model plant species." December 2016. Full Text

Peng, Q, Kalanyan, B, Hoertz, P, Miller, A, Kim, DH, Hanson, K, Alibabaei, L, Liu, J, Meyer, T, Parsons, GN, and Glass, JT. "Core-shell photoelectrochemical electrodes for water splitting." January 1, 2014.