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Meet the Team

We are strongly committed to collectively creating an inclusive, welcoming, supportive, and collaborative group culture. We believe a diversity of race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual identity and orientation, ability, etc. helps us to effectively solve new and complex problems.

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Yayuan Liu

Assistant Professor  

Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Johns Hopkins University


Postdoctoral Training: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019-2021

Ph.D. Stanford University, 2019

B.S. Nanyang Technological University, 2014



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Xing Li


Ph.D. National University of Singapore


Hongang Du

M.S. Student
B.S. University of Wisconsin, 2020


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Anmol Mathur

Ph.D.  Student
B.S. Georgia Tech, 2020



Lingyu Zhang

M.S. Student
B.S. Beijing University of Chemical Technology, 2020


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Yu Xu

M.S. Student
B.S. Cooper Union, 2021


Andong Liu

Ph.D.  Student
B.S. USTC, 2022


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Soumit Roy

M.S. Student
B.S. Johns Hopkins, 2022


Adam Watson

M.S. Student
B.S. Yale, 2019


Undergraduate researchers

Alexandra Mo (class of 2023)                        
Tae Jeong (TJ) Kim (class of 2023)   

Tiara Safaei (class of 2024)   

Krish Jayarapu (class of 2026)   

John Liu (class of 2024)

Nathaniel Sheps (class of 2026) 


Your name here!

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Join Us!

The Liu Group is actively seeking creative, dedicated, and enthusiastic scientists and engineers! Prospective researchers should have a strong interest in electrochemistry, materials synthesis & processing, chemical separations, and/or advanced materials characterizations. 

For most inquiries, Yayuan can be reached at yayuanliu {at} jhu {dot} edu.

Prospective graduate students should apply directly to the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at JHU. You can email Yayuan with a CV and a brief summary of your research experience and interests when applying. 

Admitted graduate students from relevant JHU graduate programs are welcome to join our group! Contact Yayuan by e-mail to arrange a meeting. 


Postdoctoral candidates should contact Yayuan by e-mail with a CV, a 1-page summary of research experience and interests, and contact information of at least 2 references. (openings available immediately)

Undergraduate Students should contact Yayuan by e-mail with a resume (1 page) and a brief statement of interest (<500 words). Need help with a resume? Explore resources at MIT Communication Lab.

Cherease Lamm  (Undergraduate Researcher, 2022)
Jerry Zhang (M.S. Student, 2022)
James Clarke (M.S. Student, 2022), current position: KeyLogic, Life Cycle Analyst