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



Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department Of Chemistry, Rice University 1996 - 1999

Ph.D., Harvard University 1996

M.S., Shandong University (China) 1990

B.S., Shandong University (China) 1987

Research Areas:
Inorganic, Nanoscience and Materials

Liu, J, Zhang, Q, and Sun, Y-K. "Recent progress of advanced binders for Li-S batteries." Journal of Power Sources 396 (August 2018): 19-32. Full Text

Liu, X, Qian, T, Liu, J, Wang, M, Chen, H, and Yan, C. "High Coulombic efficiency cathode with nitryl grafted sulfur for Li-S battery." Energy Storage Materials (July 2018). Full Text

Zhu, G, Wang, L, Lin, H, Ma, L, Zhao, P, Hu, Y, Chen, T, Chen, R, Wang, Y, Tie, Z, Liu, J, and Jin, Z. "Walnut-Like Multicore-Shell MnO Encapsulated Nitrogen-Rich Carbon Nanocapsules as Anode Material for Long-Cycling and Soft-Packed Lithium-Ion Batteries." Advanced Functional Materials 28.18 (May 2018): 1800003-1800003. Full Text

Ma, L, Zhang, W, Wang, L, Hu, Y, Zhu, G, Wang, Y, Chen, R, Chen, T, Tie, Z, Liu, J, and Jin, Z. "Strong Capillarity, Chemisorption, and Electrocatalytic Capability of Crisscrossed Nanostraws Enabled Flexible, High-Rate, and Long-Cycling Lithium-Sulfur Batteries." Acs Nano 12.5 (May 2018): 4868-4876. Full Text

Chen, W, Lei, T, Qian, T, Lv, W, He, W, Wu, C, Liu, X, Liu, J, Chen, B, Yan, C, and Xiong, J. "A New Hydrophilic Binder Enabling Strongly Anchoring Polysulfides for High-Performance Sulfur Electrodes in Lithium-Sulfur Battery." Advanced Energy Materials 8.12 (April 2018): 1702889-1702889. Full Text

Zhang, X, Li, X, Reish, ME, Zhang, D, Su, NQ, Gutiérrez, Y, Moreno, F, Yang, W, Everitt, HO, and Liu, J. "Plasmon-Enhanced Catalysis: Distinguishing Thermal and Nonthermal Effects." Nano Letters 18.3 (March 2018): 1714-1723. Full Text

Ni, X, Qian, T, Liu, X, Xu, N, Liu, J, and Yan, C. "High Lithium Ion Conductivity LiF/GO Solid Electrolyte Interphase Inhibiting the Shuttle of Lithium Polysulfides in Long-Life Li-S Batteries." Advanced Functional Materials 28.13 (March 2018): 1706513-1706513. Full Text

Jiang, Z, Liu, T, Yan, L, Liu, J, Dong, F, Ling, M, Liang, C, and Lin, Z. "Metal-organic framework nanosheets-guided uniform lithium deposition for metallic lithium batteries." Energy Storage Materials 11 (March 2018): 267-273. Full Text

Liang, J, Wang, C, Zhao, P, Wang, Y, Ma, L, Zhu, G, Hu, Y, Lu, Z, Xu, Z, Ma, Y, Chen, T, Tie, Z, Liu, J, and Jin, Z. "Interface Engineering of Anchored Ultrathin TiO2/MoS2 Heterolayers for Highly-Efficient Electrochemical Hydrogen Production." Acs Applied Materials & Interfaces 10.7 (February 12, 2018): 6084-6089. Full Text

Kim, CHJ, Varanasi, CV, and Liu, J. "Synergy of polypyrrole and carbon x-aerogel in lithium-oxygen batteries." Nanoscale (February 7, 2018). Full Text


Peng, Q, Kalanyan, B, Hoertz, P, Miller, A, Kim, DH, Hanson, K, Alibabaei, L, Liu, J, Meyer, T, Parsons, GN, Glass, JT, 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 splittingCore-shell photoelectrochemical electrodes for water splitting (PublishedPublished)." January 1, 2013.