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  • Biography

    Bilu Liu is currently a Full Professor at Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School (Tsinghua SIGS), Tsinghua University, China. He received his bachelor’s degree in Materials Chemistry from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2006, and Ph.D degree in Materials Science from the Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMR, CAS) in 2012. He worked in the University of Southern California (USC) as a Postdoctoral Research Associate and later Research Assistant Professor between 2012 and 2016. His research interests cover the chemistry and materials science of low-dimensional materials with emphasis on carbon nanostructures, two-dimensional materials, and their heterostructures. His work relates to the controlled preparation of these materials and their applications in electronic, optoelectronics, and electrocatalysis. He has published over 100 papers on these topics.


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  • Current Courses

    Materials Chemistry (Fall semester)

    Materials Characterization: Fundamental and new developments (Spring semester)

    Master’s & Ph.D. Advising

  • Research Interests

    Mass-production of two-dimensional materials and their applications in energy conversion, electronics, and optoelectronics.


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    Published more than 160 papers in prestigious journals with total citations >21000 and H-index of 64.


    10 selected publications.


    (1)Xu, H.; Ding, B.*; Xu, Y. A.; Huang, Z. Y.; Wei, D. H.; Chen, S. H.; Lan, T. S.; Pan, Y. K.; Cheng, H. M.*; Liu, B. L.*, Magnetically tunable and stable deep-ultraviolet birefringent optics using 2D h-BN material. Nature Nanotechnology, 2022, 17, 1091.


    Research Highlight 1#: Young Hee Lee (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea), 2D material inorganic liquid crystals for tunable deep UV light modulation. National Science Review, 2022, 9, nwac252.


    Research Highlight 2#: Alberto Moscatelli (Chief Editor of Nature Nanotechnology), A 2D material-based liquid crystal for deep-ultraviolet light modulation (Research Briefing). Nature Nanotechnology, 2022, 17, 1050-1051.


    (2)Ding, B. F.+; Zeng, P. Y.+; Huang, Z. Y.; Lan, T. S.; Xu, H.; Pan, Y. K.; Luo, Y. T.; Yu, Q. M.; Cheng, H. M.; Liu, B. L.*, A 2D material–based transparent hydrogel with engineerable interference colours, Nature Communications (Editor’s Choice), 2022, 13, 1212.


    (3)Liu, H. M.+; Xie, R. K.+; Luo, Y. T.; Cui, Z.C.; Yu, Q. M.; Gao, Z.; Zhang, Z.; Yang, F.; Kang, X.; Ge, S. Y.; Li, S. H.; Gao, X. F.; Chai, G. L.; Liu, L.; Liu, B. L.*, Dual interfacial engineering towards superior and stable hydrogen evolution at 2500 mA cm-2, Nature Communications, 2022, 13, 6382.


    (4)Huang, Z. Y.; Lan, T. S.; Dai, L. X.; Zhao, X. T.; Wang, Z. Y.; Zhang, Z. H.; Li, B.; Li, J. L.; Liu, J. G.; Ding, B. F.*; Geim, A. K.; Cheng, H. M.; Liu, B. L.*, Two-Dimensional Functional Minerals as Sustainable Materials for Optics. Advanced Materials (Back Cover), 2022, 34, 2110464.


    (5)Yu, Q. M.; Zhang, Z. Y.; Qiu, S. Y.; Luo, Y. T.; Liu, Z. B.; Yang, F. N.; Liu, H. M.; Ge, S. Y.; Zou, X. L.; Ding, B. F.; Ren, W. C.; Cheng, H. M.; Sun, C. H.*; Liu, B. L.*, A Ta-TaS2 monolith catalyst with robust and metallic interface for superior hydrogen evolution. Nature Communications, 2021, 12, 6051.


    (6)Cai, Z. Y.+; Lai, Y. J.+; Zhao, S. L.; Zhang, R. J.; Tan, J. Y.; Feng, S. M.; Zou, J. Y.; Tang, L.; Lin, J. H.; Liu, B. L.*; Cheng, H. M.*, Dissolution-Precipitation Growth of Uniform and Clean Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Dichalcogenides. National Science Review, 2021, 8, nwaa115.

    Reported by EurekAlert! (AAAS), etc.


    (7) Yang, L. S.; Wang, D. S.; Liu, M. S.; Liu, H. M.; Tan, J. Y.; Wang, Z. Y.; Zhou, H. Y.; Yu, Q. M.; Wang, J. Y.; Lin, J. H.; Zou, X. L.; Qiu, L.; Cheng, H. M.; Liu, B. L., Glue-Assisted Grinding Exfoliation of Large-Size 2D Materials for Insulating Thermal Conduction and Large-Current-Density Hydrogen Evolution (Inner Cover). Materials Today 2021, 51, 145-154.


    (8)Zhang, C.+; Tan, J. Y.+; Pan, Y. K.; Cai, X. K.; Zou, X. L.; Cheng, H. M.*; Liu, B. L.*, Mass Production of Two-Dimensional Materials by Intermediate-Assisted Grinding Exfoliation. National Science Review, 2020, 7, 324-332.


    Research Highlight 1#: Kostya Novoselov (2010 Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics), Grinding exfoliation for scalable production of 2D materials, National Science Review, 2020, 7, 559-560.

    Reported by the EurekAlert! (AAAS), Nanowerk, Physorg, Tsinghua News, etc.


    (9)Zhang, C.+; Luo, Y. T.+; Tan, J. Y.; Yu, Q. M.; Yang, F. N.; Zhang, Z. Y.; Yang, L. S.; Cheng, H. M.; Liu, B. L.*, High-Throughput Production of Cheap Mineral-Based Two-Dimensional Electrocatalysts for High-Current-Density Hydrogen Evolution. Nature Communications, 2020, 11, 3724.


    (10) Luo, Y. T.; Tang, L.; Khan, U.; Yu, Q. M.; Cheng, H. M.; Zou, X. L.*; Liu, B. L.*, Morphology and Surface Chemistry Engineering for pH-Universal Catalysts toward Hydrogen Evolution at Large Current Density, Nature Communications (Editor’s Choice), 2019, 10, 269.


    Research Highlight 1#: Science Foundation in China, 2019, 27, 1.

    Reported by NSFC website, Tsinghua news, etc.




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