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Zhi Liu


Email: liuzhi@shanghaitech.edu.cn
Surface and Interface Science. Particularly, phenomena at gas-solid interface and liquid-solid interface. Synchrotron base in-situ characterization techniques and instrumentation.

B.S. 1989-1994 Peking University Geophysics/ Physics
M.S. 2003 Stanford University Electronical engineering
Ph.D. 1998-2005 Stanford University Physics
  Work Experience  
Research Assistant 1994-1997 China CSSAR, CAS
Research Assistant 1999-2005 US Stanford University
Research Associate 2005-2007 US SSRL/ Stanford University
Research Associate 2006-2007 US Stanford University
Scientist, Staff Scientist
Career Staff Scientist 2007-2014 US ALS, LBNL
Professor 2013-now China SIMIT, CAS

Recipient of One Thousand Talents Program


1. Stephanus Axnanda, Marcus Scheele, Ethan Crumlin, Baohua Mao, Rui Chang, Sana Rani,, Mohamed Faiz, Suidong Wang, A. Paul Alivisatos, and Zhi Liu*, Direct Work Function Measurement by Gas Phase Photoelectron Spectroscopy and its Application on PbS Nanoparticles,Nano Letters, 2013

2. Chunjuan Zhang, Yi Yu, Michael E. Grass, Catherine Dejoie, Wuchen Ding, Karen Gaskell, Naila Jabeen, Young Pyo Hong, Andrey Shavorskiy, Hendrik Bluhm, Wei-Xue Li, Gregory S. Jackson, Zahid Hussain, Zhi Liu* and Bryan W. Eichhorn*, Mechanistic Studies of Water Electrolysis and Hydrogen Electro-Oxidation on High Temperature Ceria-Based Solid Oxide Electrochemical Cells, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2013

3. Xiaosong Liu, Wanli Yang,* and Zhi Liu*, Recent Progress on Synchrotron-Based In Situ Soft X-ray Spectroscopy for Energy Materials, Adv. Materials, 2014

4. Michael F. Lichterman, Shu Hu, Matthias H. Richter, Ethan J. Crumlin, Stephanus Axnanda, Marco Favaro, Walter Drisdell, Zahid Hussain, Thomas Mayer, Bruce S. Brunschwig, Nathan S. Lewis,* Zhi Liu* and Hans-Joachim Lewerenz*, Direct observation of the energetics at a semiconductor/liquid junction by operando X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, Energy & Environmental Science, 2015

5. Stephanus Axnanda, Ethan J. Crumlin, Baohua Mao, Sana Rani, Rui Chang, Patrik G. Karlsson, Mrten O. M. Edwards, Mns Lundqvist, Robert Moberg, Phil Ross, Zahid Hussain & Zhi Liu*, Using “Tender” X-ray Ambient Pressure X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy as A Direct Probe of Solid-Liquid Interface, Scientific Reports, 2015