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

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 Forests Planted on Cobalt Nanoflowers as Polysulfide Mediator for Ultralow Self-Discharge and High Areal-Capacity Lithium–Sulfur Batteries." Nano Letters 18.12 (December 12, 2018): 7949-7954. 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 2018): 6436-6446. 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 2018): 17-25. 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

Ma, L, Gao, X, Zhang, W, Yuan, H, Hu, Y, Zhu, G, Chen, R, Chen, T, Tie, Z, Liu, J, Wu, T, and Jin, Z. "Ultrahigh rate capability and ultralong cycling stability of sodium-ion batteries enabled by wrinkled black titania nanosheets with abundant oxygen vacancies." Nano Energy 53 (November 2018): 91-96. Full Text

Zhang, W, Hu, Y, Ma, L, Zhu, G, Zhao, P, Xue, X, Chen, R, Yang, S, Ma, J, Liu, J, and Jin, Z. "Liquid-phase exfoliated ultrathin Bi nanosheets: Uncovering the origins of enhanced electrocatalytic CO2 reduction on two-dimensional metal nanostructure." Nano Energy 53 (November 2018): 808-816. 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

Liu, J, Wang, M, Xu, N, Qian, T, and Yan, C. "Progress and perspective of organosulfur polymers as cathode materials for advanced lithium-sulfur batteries." Energy Storage Materials 15 (November 2018): 53-64. Full Text

Wang, C, Yang, Z, Wang, Y, Zhao, P, Yan, W, Zhu, G, Ma, L, Yu, B, Wang, L, Li, G, Liu, J, and Jin, Z. "High-Performance Alkaline Organic Redox Flow Batteries Based on 2-Hydroxy-3-carboxy-1,4-naphthoquinone." Acs Energy Letters 3.10 (October 12, 2018): 2404-2409. Full Text

Liang, J, Zhu, G, Wang, C, Zhao, P, Wang, Y, Hu, Y, Ma, L, Tie, Z, Liu, J, and Jin, Z. "An all-inorganic perovskite solar capacitor for efficient and stable spontaneous photocharging." Nano Energy 52 (October 2018): 239-245. 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

Zhang, X, Gutiérrez, Y, Li, P, Barreda, ÁI, Watson, AM, Alcaraz de la Osa, R, Finkelstein, G, González, F, Ortiz, D, Saiz, JM, Sanz, JM, Everitt, HO, Liu, J, and Moreno, F. "Plasmonics in the UV range with Rhodium nanocubes." SPIE Photonics Europe.: SPIE, April 18, 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.

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.