Faculty Profiles

Jie Liu
George Barth Geller Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
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

Cho, J., et al. “Sulfur-doped zinc oxide (ZnO) Nanostars: Synthesis and simulation of growth mechanism.” Nano Research, vol. 5, no. 1, 2012, pp. 20–26. Scival, doi:10.1007/s12274-011-0180-3. Full Text

Yang, Xinyu, et al. “Mechanism of silver nanoparticle toxicity is dependent on dissolved silver and surface coating in Caenorhabditis elegans.Environmental Science & Technology, vol. 46, no. 2, Jan. 2012, pp. 1119–27. Epmc, doi:10.1021/es202417t. Full Text

Ma, Rui, et al. “Size-controlled dissolution of organic-coated silver nanoparticles.Environmental Science & Technology, vol. 46, no. 2, Jan. 2012, pp. 752–59. Epmc, doi:10.1021/es201686j. Full Text

Wiesner, Mark R., et al. “Meditations on the ubiquity and mutability of nano-sized materials in the environment.Acs Nano, vol. 5, no. 11, Nov. 2011, pp. 8466–70. Epmc, doi:10.1021/nn204118p. Full Text

Yang, Sungwoo, et al. “Photoluminescence from inner walls in double-walled carbon nanotubes: some do, some do not.Nano Letters, vol. 11, no. 10, Oct. 2011, pp. 4405–10. Epmc, doi:10.1021/nl2025745. Full Text

Qin, H. B., et al. “Diode-pumped passively Q-switched Nd:YVO4 laser with a carbon nanotube saturable absorber.” Laser Physics, vol. 21, no. 9, Sept. 2011, pp. 1562–65. Scopus, doi:10.1134/S1054660X11150400. Full Text

Song, Jee Eun, et al. “Hydrophobic interactions increase attachment of gum Arabic- and PVP-coated Ag nanoparticles to hydrophobic surfaces.Environmental Science & Technology, vol. 45, no. 14, July 2011, pp. 5988–95. Epmc, doi:10.1021/es200547c. Full Text

Lin, Shihong, et al. “Deposition of silver nanoparticles in geochemically heterogeneous porous media: predicting affinity from surface composition analysis.Environmental Science & Technology, vol. 45, no. 12, June 2011, pp. 5209–15. Epmc, doi:10.1021/es2002327. Full Text

Zhou, Weiwei, et al. “Synthesis of high-density, large-diameter, and aligned single-walled carbon nanotubes by multiple-cycle growth methods.Acs Nano, vol. 5, no. 5, May 2011, pp. 3849–57. Epmc, doi:10.1021/nn200198b. Full Text

Cheng, Y., et al. “Toxicity reduction of polymer-stabilized silver nanoparticles by sunlight.” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 115, no. 11, Mar. 2011, pp. 4425–32. Scopus, doi:10.1021/jp109789j. Full Text