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

Li, X, Zhang, X, Everitt, HO, and Liu, J. "Light-Induced Thermal Gradients in Ruthenium Catalysts Significantly Enhance Ammonia Production." Nano Letters (February 11, 2019). 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 17 (February 1, 2019): 260-265. Full Text

Novello, P, Varanasi, CV, and Liu, J. "Effects of Light on Catalytic Activities and Lifetime of Plasmonic Au Catalysts in the CO Oxidation Reaction." Acs Catalysis 9.1 (January 4, 2019): 578-586. Full Text

Li, J, Zhao, H, Qi, H, Sun, X, Song, X, Guo, Z, Tamirat, AG, Liu, J, Wang, L, and Feng, S. "Drawing a Pencil-Trace Cathode for a High-Performance Polymer-Based Li–CO2 Battery with Redox Mediator(Accepted)." Advanced Functional Materials (January 1, 2019). Full Text

Wang, H, Wang, P, Feng, Y, Liu, J, Wang, J, Hu, M, Wei, J, and Huang, Y. "Recent Advances on Self-Healing Materials and Batteries(Accepted)." Chemelectrochem (January 1, 2019). Full Text

Chen, T, Kong, W, Zhang, Z, Wang, L, Hu, Y, Zhu, G, Chen, R, Ma, L, Yan, W, Wang, Y, Liu, J, and Jin, Z. "Ionic liquid-immobilized polymer gel electrolyte with self-healing capability, high ionic conductivity and heat resistance for dendrite-free lithium metal batteries." Nano Energy 54 (December 1, 2018): 17-25. Full Text

Ma, L, Zhu, G, Zhang, W, Zhao, P, Hu, Y, Wang, Y, Wang, L, Chen, R, Chen, T, Tie, Z, Liu, J, and Jin, Z. "Three-dimensional spongy framework as superlyophilic, strongly absorbing, and electrocatalytic polysulfide reservoir layer for high-rate and long-cycling lithium-sulfur batteries." Nano Research 11.12 (December 1, 2018): 6436-6446. Full Text

Ma, L, Lin, H, Zhang, W, Zhao, P, Zhu, G, Hu, Y, Chen, R, Tie, Z, Liu, J, and Jin, Z. "Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanotube Forest Planted on Cobalt Nanoflower as Polysulfide Mediator for Ultralow Self-Discharge and High Areal-Capacity Lithium-Sulfur Batteries." Nano Letters (November 30, 2018). Full Text

Wang, Y, Xue, X, Liu, P, Wang, C, Yi, X, Hu, Y, Ma, L, Zhu, G, Chen, R, Chen, T, Ma, J, Liu, J, and Jin, Z. "Atomic Substitution Enabled Synthesis of Vacancy-Rich Two-Dimensional Black TiO2- x Nanoflakes for High-Performance Rechargeable Magnesium Batteries." Acs Nano (November 28, 2018). Full Text

Xue, X, Chen, R, Chen, H, Hu, Y, Ding, Q, Liu, Z, Ma, L, Zhu, G, Zhang, W, Yu, Q, Liu, J, Ma, J, and Jin, Z. "Oxygen Vacancy Engineering Promoted Photocatalytic Ammonia Synthesis on Ultrathin Two-Dimensional Bismuth Oxybromide Nanosheets." Nano Letters 18.11 (November 2018): 7372-7377. 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.