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., 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

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

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

Han, Q., et al. “Carrier Dynamics Engineering for High-Performance Electron-Transport-Layer-free Perovskite Photovoltaics.” Chem, vol. 4, no. 10, Oct. 2018, pp. 2405–17. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.chempr.2018.08.004. Full Text Open Access Copy

Liang, J., et al. “An all-inorganic perovskite solar capacitor for efficient and stable spontaneous photocharging.” Nano Energy, vol. 52, Oct. 2018, pp. 239–45. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.07.060. Full Text

He, S., et al. “Partial Surface Oxidation of Manganese Oxides as an Effective Treatment to Improve Their Activity in Electrochemical Oxygen Reduction Reaction.” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 122, no. 37, Sept. 2018, pp. 21366–74. Scopus, doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b04977. Full Text

Ma, L., et al. “Nanoporous and lyophilic battery separator from regenerated eggshell membrane with effective suppression of dendritic lithium growth.” Energy Storage Materials, vol. 14, Sept. 2018, pp. 258–66. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.ensm.2018.04.016. Full Text

Zhu, G., et al. “High energy density hybrid lithium-ion capacitor enabled by Co 3 ZnC@N-doped carbon nanopolyhedra anode and microporous carbon cathode.” Energy Storage Materials, vol. 14, Sept. 2018, pp. 246–52. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.ensm.2018.04.009. Full Text

Wang, Yanrong, et al. “Highly Branched VS4 Nanodendrites with 1D Atomic-Chain Structure as a Promising Cathode Material for Long-Cycling Magnesium Batteries..” Advanced Materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.), vol. 30, no. 32, Aug. 2018. Epmc, doi:10.1002/adma.201802563. 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.