Principal Investigator

Chong Liu

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor

Postdoc, Stanford University (with Steven Chu and Yi Cui)
Ph.D. MSE, Stanford University (with Yi Cui)
B.S. Chemistry, Fudan University

Selected Honors and Awards

DOE Early Career Award (2022), MIT TR 35 (2020)

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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

Mingzhan Wang

Ph.D. Chemistry, Peking University

Ge Zhang

Ph.D. Chemistry, Peking University

Co-advised with Prof. Matt Tirrell

Graduate Students

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

Eli Hoenig

Ph.D. PME, 2018

Grant Hill

Ph.D. PME, 2018

Adarsh Suresh

Ph.D. PME, 2018

Ian (Gangbin) Yan

Ph.D. PME, 2019

Yu Han

Ph.D. PME, 2019

Siqi Zou

Ph.D. PME, 2019

Leeann Sun

Ph.D. PME, 2021

Dongchen Yin

Ph.D. Chemistry, 2021


Guiming Peng, Postdoc

Jiaqi Wang, Visiting Student

An Li

Keda Song

Julia Radhakrishnan

Jiawen Wu

Our Research

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