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Fuqiang Liu

Fiqiang Liu
Fuqiang Liu Associate Professor

Expertise

Electrochemical energy generation and storage, Solar energy conversion through photo-electrochemical reactions, Ion-conductive membranes for electrochemical systems, Nanostructured materials, CFD simulation of energy conversion devices

Research Interests

Electrochemical energy generation and storage, Solar energy conversion through photo-electrochemical reactions, Ion-conductive membranes for electrochemical systems, Nanostructured materials

Education

  • PhD: Materials Science and Engineering, (2006), Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA
  • MS: Chemical Engineering, (2002), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics - Dalian, China
  • BS: Polymer Science and Engineering, (1997), Beijing University of Chemical Technologies - Beijing, China

Biosketch

Fuqiang Liu is currently an Associate Professor and leads the Electrochemical Energy Lab in Mechanical Engineering department at UMass Lowell. Upon receiving his PhD degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Penn State in 2006, he worked at United Technologies Research Center as a senior researcher (2006-2009). Prior to his current position, he was an Assistant Professor (2009-2015) and then Associate Professor (2015-2016) at University of Texas at Arlington.

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Early CAREER Award (2015) - UTA College of Engineering
  • NSF Career Award (2013) - NSF