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Fuqiang Liu

Fiqiang Liu
Fuqiang LiuAssociate Professor

Research Interests

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


  • Ph D: 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


Fuqiang Liu is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at UMass Lowell, where he leads the Electrochemical Energy Lab. 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

Selected Publications

  • Wei, Z., Almakrami, H., Lin, G., Agar, E., Liu, F. (2018) "An organic-inorganic hybrid photoelectrochemical storage cell for improved solar energy storage", Electrochimica Acta 263: pp. 570-575