LIU Xiao Gang

LIU Xiao Gang

LIU Xiao Gang

Principal Investigator

chmlx@nus.edu.sg

Education

1992-1996 Chemical Engineering, Beijing Technology and Business University, B.S.

1997-1999 Chemistry, East Carolina University, M.S.          

1999-2004 Inorganic Chemistry, Northwestern University, Ph.D.


Work Experience

2004-2006 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Post-doctoral

2006-2011 Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, Assistant Professor

2011-2016 Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, Associate Professor

2011-2018 Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Associate Professor

2013-Present National University of Singapore Suzhou Research Institute, Senior Investigator

2017-Present Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, Professor

2018-Present TJU-NUS Joint Institute, Professor        

2020-Present Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Associate Professor


Research Interests

Supermolecular coordination chemistry, catalysis, nanomaterials synthesis and nanostructure patterning, chemical sensors and biosensors, nanophotonics, scanning probe microscopes.


Honor & Award

2017 Outstanding Researcher Award (NUS)

2016 President’s Science Award (Singapore)

2014 Faculty of Science Outstanding Scientist Award (NUS)

2014 41st International Conference on Coordination Chemistry Rising Stars Lectureship Award (Singapore)

2013 15th Asian Chemical Congress Asian Rising Stars Lectureship Award (Singapore)

2012 Department of Chemistry Outstanding Chemist Award (NUS)

2012 Chemical Society Reviews Emerging Investigator Lectureship Award (RSC)

2012 Taiwan National Science Council Lectureship Award (Taiwan)

2011 Young Researcher Award (NUS)

2011 BASF-SNIC Award in Materials Chemistry (Singapore National Institute of Chemistry)

2010 JSPS Scientist Exchange Program (Japan)

2009 Department of Chemistry Young Chemist Award (NUS)

2008 Faculty of Science Young Scientist Award (NUS)

2006 Young Investigator Award (NUS)

2006 Materials Day Best Poster Presentation (MIT)

2002 Materials Research Society Outstanding Graduate Student Award (Northwestern University)

1999 Omicron Delta Kappa (East Carolina University)

1998 Burroughs Welcome Fund Fellowship in Synthetic Organic Chemistry (East Carolina University)


Representative Publications

[1] Wu, Y., Xu, J., Poh, E. T., Liang, L., Liu, H., Yang, J. K. W., Qiu, C.-W., Vallée, R. A. L., Liu, X.Upconversion Superburst with Sub-2 μs Lifetime”. Nature Nanotechnology 2019, 14, 1110.

[2] Q. Chen, J. Wu, X. Ou, B. Huang, J. Almutlaq, A. A. Zhumekenov, X. Guan, S. Han, L. Liang, Z. Yi, J. Li, X. Xie, Y. Wang, Y. Li, D. Fan, D. B. L. The, A. H. All, O. F. Mohammed, O. M. Bakr, T. Wu, M. Bettinelli, H. Yang, W. Huang, X. Liu, “All-Inorganic Perovskite Nanocrystal Scintillators”. Nature 2018, 561, 88.

[3] S. Chen, Z. W. Adam, X. Zeng, L. He, X. Wang, Y. Tao, A. J. Huang, Y. Hashimotodani, M. Kano, H. Iwasaki, L. K. Parajuli, S. Okabe., D. B. L. Teh, A. H. All, I. Tsutsui-Kimura, K. F. Tanaka, X. Liu, T. J. McHugh, “Near-Infrared Deep Brain Stimulation via Upconversion Nanoparticle-Mediated Optogenetics”. Science 2018, 359, 679-684.

[4] C. D. S. Brites, X. Xie, M. L. Debasu, X. Qin, R. Chen, W. Huang, J. Rocha, X. Liu, L. D. Carlos, “Instantaneous Ballistic Velocity of Suspended Brownian Nanocrystals Measured by Upconversion Nanothermometry”. Nature Nanotechnology 2016, 11, 851-856.

[5] Z. An, C. Zheng, Y. Tao, R. Chen, H. Shi, T. Chen, Z. Wang, H. Li, R. Deng, X. Liu, W. Huang, “Stabilizing excited triplet state for ultralong organic phosphorescence”. Nature Materials 2015, 14, 685-690.


Website

http://www.chemistry.nus.edu.sg/people/academic_staff/liuxg.htm 

http://liuxg.science.nus.edu.sg/


Other Investigators

GUO Yongxin
GUO Yongxin

Principal Investigator
Centre Director

yongxin.guo@nus.edu.sg
KAM Pooi-Yuen
KAM Pooi-Yuen

Principal Investigator

py.kam@nus.edu.sg
LIAN Yong
LIAN Yong

Principal Investigator

yong.lian@nusri.cn
LIN Fujiang
LIN Fujiang

Adjunct Principal Investigator

QIU Cheng Wei
QIU Cheng Wei

Senior Investigator

chengwei.qiu@nusri.cn
YANG Shining
YANG Shining

Adjunct Principal Investigator

Yung C. LIANG
Yung C. LIANG

Senior Investigator

yc.Liang@nusri.cn
YU Haoyong
YU Haoyong

Senior Investigator

bieyhy@nus.edu.sg
ZHANG Naiqian
ZHANG Naiqian

Adjunct Principal Investigator

ZHOU Meisheng
ZHOU Meisheng

Adjunct Principal Investigator

HUANG Zhiyong
HUANG Zhiyong

Senior Investigator

dcshuang@nus.edu.sg
ZHOU Zhiying
ZHOU Zhiying

Senior Investigator

zhiying.zhou@nusri.cn
CHEN Jingsheng
CHEN Jingsheng

Principal Investigator

msecj@nus.edu.sg
CHIN Wee Shong
CHIN Wee Shong

Senior Investigator

chmcws@nus.edu.sg
LU Yixin
LU Yixin

Principal Investigator

chmlyx@nus.edu.sg