Jiawei Liu

Jiawei Liu

Jiawei Liu

Ph.D. Candidate in Polymer Science

E-mail: jl162 [at] zips.uakron.edu

Mailing Address:
Goodyear Polymer Center, RM 803
170 University Ave.,
Akron, OH 44325-3909


  • B.S., Nankai University


  • Study of photocatalytic processes
    • Fundamental study of mechanism during PC processes
    • New catalysts for various applications (CO2 reduction, VOCs removal etc.)
  • Study of photoelectrochemical processes
    • Study of mechanism by state-of-the-art in situ FT-IR technique
    • Production of hydrogen and electricity
    • Removal of aqueous/solid organic pollutants

Electron distribution during photo-catalyticnprocess studied by in situ FT-IR


Ag-TiO2 photo-catalyst for the reduction of CO2 to organics fuels


Photoelectrochemical (PEC) production of Hydrogen and electricity


Prior to the University of Akron

  • A Nitrogen-Doped Ordered Mesoporous Carbon/Graphene Framework as Bifunctional Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction and Evolution Reactions
    Zhang C., Wang B., Shen X., Liu J., Kong X., Chuang S. C., Yang D., Dong A., Peng Z.
    Nano Energy, 2016, 30, pp 503-510. 10.1016/j.nanoen.2016.10.051
  • Synthesis of superhydrophobic fluorinated polystyrene microspheres via distillation precipitation polymerization
    Zhang, D., Liu J., Liu, T., Yang, X
    Colloid and Polymer Science, 2015. 293(6): p. 1799–1807. 10.1007/s00396-015-3569-9

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