The University of Chicago

Liu Group

Welcome to Liu Group! We are an interdisciplinary research group in the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago. Our research focuses on design and synthesis of functional materials as well as development of advanced tools to address the challenges in water-energy nexus.

We have two postdoc openings. Please send your CV to

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Group photo taken on Oct 6 2023 in front of Kovler


Postdoctoral Researchers

The Liu Group is currently seeking two motivated and talented scientists and engineers to join the group immediately. Candidates with backgrounds in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, and other related fields are encouraged to apply.

Desirable research experience:

First position:

  • Semiconductor or 2D materials research
  • Clean room fabrication
  • TEM
  • Single pore ion transport measurement

Second position:

  • Electrochemistry
  • Battery
  • Synchrotron characterization

Please send your CV to

Graduate Students

Prospective graduate students from U Chicago’s graduate programs are welcome to join our group.

Our Research

We study and solve issues in energy, environment, and health.