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

Hu, Z., et al. “Trifluoropropylene Carbonate-Driven Interface Regulation Enabling Greatly Enhanced Lithium Storage Durability of Silicon-Based Anodes.” Advanced Functional Materials, Jan. 2019. Scopus, doi:10.1002/adfm.201906548. Full Text

Ma, Lianbo, et al. “Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanotube Forests Planted on Cobalt Nanoflowers as Polysulfide Mediator for Ultralow Self-Discharge and High Areal-Capacity Lithium-Sulfur Batteries..” Nano Letters, vol. 18, no. 12, Dec. 2018, pp. 7949–54. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b03906. Full Text

Wang, Yanrong, et al. “Atomic Substitution Enabled Synthesis of Vacancy-Rich Two-Dimensional Black TiO2- x Nanoflakes for High-Performance Rechargeable Magnesium Batteries..” Acs Nano, vol. 12, no. 12, Dec. 2018, pp. 12492–502. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acsnano.8b06917. Full Text

Xue, Xiaolan, et al. “Oxygen Vacancy Engineering Promoted Photocatalytic Ammonia Synthesis on Ultrathin Two-Dimensional Bismuth Oxybromide Nanosheets..” Nano Letters, vol. 18, no. 11, Nov. 2018, pp. 7372–77. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b03655. Full Text

Ma, L., et al. “Ultrahigh rate capability and ultralong cycling stability of sodium-ion batteries enabled by wrinkled black titania nanosheets with abundant oxygen vacancies.” Nano Energy, vol. 53, Nov. 2018, pp. 91–96. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.08.043. Full Text

Zhang, W., et al. “Liquid-phase exfoliated ultrathin Bi nanosheets: Uncovering the origins of enhanced electrocatalytic CO2 reduction on two-dimensional metal nanostructure.” Nano Energy, vol. 53, Nov. 2018, pp. 808–16. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.09.053. Full Text

Wang, C., et al. “High-Performance Alkaline Organic Redox Flow Batteries Based on 2-Hydroxy-3-carboxy-1,4-naphthoquinone.” Acs Energy Letters, vol. 3, no. 10, Oct. 2018, pp. 2404–09. Scopus, doi:10.1021/acsenergylett.8b01296. Full Text


Peng, Q., et al. “Core-shell photoelectrochemical electrodes for water splitting.” Environmental Division 2013  Core Programming Area at the 2013 Aiche Annual Meeting: Global Challenges for Engineering a Sustainable Future, 2013.

Lin, Shihong, et al. “Polymeric coatings on nanoparticles prevent auto-aggregation but enhance attachment to uncoated surfaces.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 242, 2011.

Hou, Ye, et al. “INOR 621-Few walled carbon nanotubes in the mechanical reinforcement of poly vinyl alcohol.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 236, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2008.

Liu, Jie. “Few-walled carbon nanotubes for bulk applications.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 234, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2007.

Liu, J. “Growth of ultralong and aligned single walled carbon nanotubes using a "fast heating" chemical vapor deposition method.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 227, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2004, pp. U273–U273.

Miller, M. M., and A. A. Lazarides. “Controlling the sensing volume of metal nanosphere molecular sensors.” Nanoengineered Assemblies and Advanced Micro/Nanosystems, edited by D. P. Taylor et al., vol. 820, MATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY, 2004, pp. 407–13.