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Dr. LIU Rong Rong

Scientist I


Advanced Characterisation and Instrumentation (ACI) Department


2 Fusionopolis Way. Innovis, #08-03, Singapore 138634

Research Details

  • Advanced nanomaterials based biosensor
  • Surface modification of nanomaterials
  • Single molecule fluorescence detection
  • Polymeric materials synthesis and characterization
  • Characterization of nanomaterials (TEM, FTIR, SEM, UV-vis, DLS, AFM)
  • Bioconjugation and functionalization of nanomaterials
  • Surface chemistry
  • Single particle imaging (TRIF, WFM)
  • Polymer synthesis and characterization for ICP-MS
  • Synthesis of metal-chelating polymer for mass spectroscopy applications
  • Antimicrobial polymeric surface by in-situ nanoparticles synthesis
  • Single molecule imaging of DNA chains on polymeric surface
  • Nanomaterial based sensor for biomolecules detection
  • 2011- current  Scientist I, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering
  • Ph.D. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2011
  • 2009  Best Poster Award

  1. Du, W.; Wang, T.; Chu, H.-S.; Wu, L.; Liu, R.; Sun, S.; Phua, W.K.; Wang, L.; Nijhuis, C.A.; Tomczak, N. On-chip molecular electronic plasmon sources based on self-assembled monolayer tunnel junctions. Nature Photonics 2016, 10, 274-280.
  2. Liu, R.; Lee, Y.Y.; Karen Chong, S.L.; Tomczak, N. Transparent antimicrobial polymer-coated surface incorporating silver nanoparticles. Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2016, 3, 1500448.
  3. Liu, R.; Wong, S.T.; Lau, P.Z.; Tomczak, N. Stretching and imaging of single DNA chains on a hydrophobic polymer surface made of amphiphilic alternating comb-copolymer. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2014, 6, 2476.
  4. Liu, R.; Li, Y.Q.; Liu, B.; Tomczak, N. Morphologically induced polychromism of MEH-PPV nanoparticles prepared using amphiphilic comb-polymer as encapsulation matrix. European Polymer Journal, 2014, 50, 46.
  5. Tomczak, N.; Liu, R.; Vancso, G. J. Polymer-coated Quantum Dots. Nanoscale 2013, 5, 12018-12032.
  6. Jin, G. R.; Mao, D.; Cai, P. Q.; Liu, R.; Tomczak, N.; Liu, B.; Li, K.;et al. Conjugated polymer nanodots as ultrastable long-term trackers to understand mesenchymal stem cell therapy in skin regeneration. Advanced Functional Materials 2015, 25, 4263.
  7. Liu, J.; Feng, G.; Liu, R.; Tomczak, N. Ma, L.; Gagik, G.; Liu, B. Bright Quantum-Dot-Sized Single-Chain Conjugated Polyelectrolyte Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Characterization and Application for Specific Extracellular Labeling and Imaging. Small 2014, 10, 3110-3118.
  8. Li, K.; Zhu, Z; Cai, P.; Liu, R.; Tomczak, N.; Liu, B.; Tang, B.Z. Organic Dots with Aggregation-Induced Emission (AIE dots) Characteristics for Dual-Color Cell Tracing. Chemistry of Materials 2013, 25, 4181-4187.
  • Transparent antibacterial polymer-coated surface incorporating silver nanoparticles. (SG 10201407608S)
  • Method and substrates for bacterial enzyme identification. (US 8802387B2)

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