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.

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Group Photo

Group photo taken on Jun 11 2021 at Promontory Point


Postdoctoral Researchers

The Liu Group seeks motivated and talented scientists and engineers to join the group. Candidates with background in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, and other related fields are encouraged to apply. 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.