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Dr. LIU Junyi

Scientist I


Structural Materials (STR) Department


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

Research Details

Nanomaterials and thin films

Functional Materials for energy and environment applications

Corrosion evaluation and protection

Growth of metal oxide/hydroxide thin films using chemical bath deposition (CBD), electrochemical deposition, dip coating, evaporation and DC/RF sputtering

Growth of layered materials

Corrosion evaluation using ZRA, EIS, linear polarization

Material analysis and characterization

Galvanic Isolation of Aluminum and CFRP Interfaces

April 2018 - present, Scientist I, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR,
Jan 2016 - Mar 2018, Research Fellow, National University of Singapore 

Ph.D. (Chemistry), National University of Singapore (2012-2016) 
B. Sc. (Chemistry), East China Normal University, P. R. China (2006-2010)                     

Best poster award, 16th Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Microscale Separations and Analysis, Malaysia, 2016                                                                                                                    

NUS research scholarship (Jan 12 – Jan 16)

J. Liu, S. Y. Chiam, J. Pan, L. M. Wong, S. F. Y. Li, Y. Ren, Solution layer-by-layer uniform thin film dip coating of nickel hydroxide and metal incorporated nickel hydroxide and its improved electrochromic performance, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 185, 318-324, 2018

X. Lin, X. Yin, J. Liu, S. F. Y. Li, “Elucidation of structures of surface sulfate species on sulfated titania and mechanism of improved activity”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 203, 731-739, 2017

L. Zhang, J. Ong, J. Liu, S. F. Y. Li,  Enzymatic electrosynthesis of formate from CO2 reduction in a hybrid biofuel cell system, Renewable Energy, 108, 581-588, 2017

J. Liu, L. M. Wong, Gurudayal, L. H. Wong, S. Y. Chiam, S. F. Y. Li, Y. Ren, “Immobilization of dye pollutant on iron hydroxide coated substrates: kinetics, efficiency and adsorption mechanism”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 4, 13280-13288, 2016

L. Zhang, J. Liu, J. Ong, S. F. Y. Li, “Specific and sustainable bioelectro-reduction of carbon dioxide to formate on a novel enzymatic cathode”, Chemosphere, 162, 228-234, 2016

L. Guo, Y. Ren, J. Liu, S. Y. Chiam, W. K. Chim, “Nanostructuring of nickel hydroxide via a template solution approach for efficient electrochemical devices”, Small, 10, 2611-2617, 2014

J. Liu, Y. Ren, B. Dasgupta, H. Tanoto, H. L. Seng, W. K. Chim, S. F. Y. Li, S. Y. Chiam, “The role of ions and reaction sites for electrochemical reversible charge cycling in mesoporous nickel hydroxides”, Jounal of Materials Chemistry A, 1, 15095-15101, 2013

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