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

Novello, P., et al. “Effects of Light on Catalytic Activities and Lifetime of Plasmonic Au Catalysts in the CO Oxidation Reaction.” Acs Catalysis, vol. 9, no. 1, Jan. 2019, pp. 578–86. Scopus, doi:10.1021/acscatal.8b03166. Full Text

Li, D., et al. “Stabilizing cathodes of lithium-sulfur batteries by the chemical binding of sulfur and their discharge products to carbon nanofibers.” New Journal of Chemistry, vol. 43, no. 38, Jan. 2019, pp. 15267–74. Scopus, doi:10.1039/c9nj03031j. Full Text

Shen, X., et al. “Super lithiophilic SEI derived from quinones electrolyte to guide Li uniform deposition.” Energy Storage Materials, Jan. 2019. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.ensm.2019.07.020. Full Text

Liu, J., et al. “Dendrite–free and Ultra–High energy lithium sulfur battery enabled by dimethyl polysulfide intermediates.” Energy Storage Materials, Jan. 2019. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.ensm.2019.08.010. 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

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


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.