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

Zhang, W, Hu, Y, Ma, L, Zhu, G, Zhao, P, Xue, X, Chen, R, Yang, S, Ma, J, Liu, J, and Jin, Z. "Liquid-phase exfoliated ultrathin Bi nanosheets: Uncovering the origins of enhanced electrocatalytic CO2reduction on two-dimensional metal nanostructure(Accepted)." Nano Energy 53 (November 1, 2018): 808-816. Full Text

Liu, J, Wang, M, Xu, N, Qian, T, and Yan, C. "Progress and perspective of organosulfur polymers as cathode materials for advanced lithium-sulfur batteries(Accepted)." Energy Storage Materials 15 (November 2018): 53-64. Full Text

Ma, L, Gao, X, Zhang, W, Yuan, H, Hu, Y, Zhu, G, Chen, R, Chen, T, Tie, Z, Liu, J, Wu, T, and Jin, Z. "Ultrahigh rate capability and ultralong cycling stability of sodium-ion batteries enabled by wrinkled black titania nanosheets with abundant oxygen vacancies(Accepted)." Nano Energy 53 (November 1, 2018): 91-96. Full Text

Liang, J, Zhu, G, Wang, C, Zhao, P, Wang, Y, Hu, Y, Ma, L, Tie, Z, Liu, J, and Jin, Z. "An all-inorganic perovskite solar capacitor for efficient and stable spontaneous photocharging." Nano Energy 52 (October 1, 2018): 239-245. Full Text

He, S, Ji, D, Novello, P, Li, X, and Liu, J. "Partial Surface Oxidation of Manganese Oxides as an Effective Treatment to Improve Their Activity in Electrochemical Oxygen Reduction Reaction." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 122.37 (September 20, 2018): 21366-21374. Full Text

Shen, X, Qian, T, Chen, P, Liu, J, Wang, M, and Yan, C. "Bioinspired Polysulfiphobic Artificial Interphase Layer on Lithium Metal Anodes for Lithium Sulfur Batteries." Acs Applied Materials and Interfaces 10.36 (September 12, 2018): 30058-30064. Full Text

Ma, L, Chen, R, Hu, Y, Zhang, W, Zhu, G, Zhao, P, Chen, T, Wang, C, Yan, W, Wang, Y, Wang, L, Tie, Z, Liu, J, and Jin, Z. "Nanoporous and lyophilic battery separator from regenerated eggshell membrane with effective suppression of dendritic lithium growth." Energy Storage Materials 14 (September 2018): 258-266. Full Text

Zhu, G, Chen, T, Wang, L, Ma, L, Hu, Y, Chen, R, Wang, Y, Wang, C, Yan, W, Tie, Z, Liu, J, and Jin, Z. "High energy density hybrid lithium-ion capacitor enabled by Co 3 ZnC@N-doped carbon nanopolyhedra anode and microporous carbon cathode." Energy Storage Materials 14 (September 2018): 246-252. Full Text

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


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

Gorka, D, Geitner, N, Wiesner, M, and Liu, J. "Mechanistic studies on the shape-based phytotoxicity of silver nanomaterials.": AMER CHEMICAL SOC, March 13, 2016.

Zhang, X, Gutierrez, Y, Li, P, Barreda, AI, Watson, AM, Alcaraz De La Osa, R, Finkelstein, G, Gonzalez, F, Ortiz, D, Saiz, JM, Sanz, JM, Everitt, HO, Liu, J, and Moreno, F. "Plasmonics in the UV range with Rhodium nanocubes." January 1, 2016. Full Text

Gorka, D, Marsh, K, Flowers, P, Wiley, B, and Liu, J. "Phytotoxicity of copper nanowires in environmentally relevant species.": AMER CHEMICAL SOC, August 16, 2015.

Gorka, D, Arifuzzaman, M, Timmerman, J, Widenhoefer, R, Abraham, S, and Liu, J. "Novel antibiotic/silver nanomaterial hybrid as a surface coating on medical devices.": AMER CHEMICAL SOC, August 16, 2015.

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.