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Pingsheng Liu Professor

Research Interests: 
Controlled Radical Polymerizations, Surface Molecular Engineering, Tissue Engineering, Zwitterionic Biomaterials


Research Projects

National Natural Science Foundation of China [No. 21504046, 2016-2018]

Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province [No. BK20150970, 2015-2018]

University Science Research Project of Jiangsu Province [No.15KJB430020, 2015-2017]

Start-up Funding from Nanjing Normal University [No.184080H20192, 2015-2017]


Journal Articles

[13] Huang, T.; Liu, H.; Liu, P.*; Liu, P.; Li, L.*; Shen, J., Zwitterionic copolymers bearing phosphonate or phosphonic motifs as novel metal-anchorable anti-fouling coatings. J. Mater. Chem. B 2017, 5, 5380 - 5389.

[12] Liu, P.; Huang, T.;  Liu, P.*; Shi, S.; Chen, Q.; Li, L.; Shen, J.,* Zwitterionic modification of polyurethane membranes for enhancing the anti-fouling property. J. Colloid. Interface Sci. 2016; 480:91-101.

[11] Liu, P.; Song, J., Well-controlled ATRP of 2-(2-(2-azidoethyoxy)ethoxy)ethyl methacrylate for high-density click functionalization of polymers and metallic substrates. J. Polym. Sci. Part A-Polym. Chem. 2016; 54:1268-77.

[10] Youssefian, S.; Liu, P.; Askarinejad, S.; Shalchy, F.; Song, J.; Rahbar, N., Experimental and numerical measurements of adhesion energies between PHEMA and PGLYMA with hydroxyapatite crystal. Bioinspir. Biomim. 2015; 10:046011.

[9] Liu, P., Emmons, E., Song, J.. A comparative study of zwitterionic ligands-mediated mineralization and the potential of mineralized zwitterionic matrices for bone tissue engineering. J. Mater. Chem. B 2014; 2:7524-33.

[8] Liu, P.; Domingue, E.; Ayers, D. C.; Song, J.,. Modification of Ti6Al4V Substrates with Well-defined Zwitterionic Polysulfobetaine Brushes for Improved Surface Mineralization. ACS Appl. Mater. Inter. 2014; 6:7141-52.

[7] Liu, P.; Skelly, J. D.; Song, J., Three-dimensionally presented anti-fouling zwitterionic motifs sequester and enable high-efficiency delivery of therapeutic proteins. Acta Biomater. 2014; 10:4296-303.

[6] Liu, P.; Song, J., Sulfobetaine as a zwitterionic mediator for 3D hydroxyapatite mineralization. Biomaterials 2013; 34:2442-54.

[5] Liu, P.; Chen, Q.; Yuan, B.; Chen, M.; Wu, S.; Lin, S.; Shen, J., Facile surface modification of silicone rubber with zwitterionic polymers for improving blood compatibility. Mater. Sci. Eng. C, 2013;33:3865-74.

[4] Yuan, B.; Chen, Q.; Ding, W.-Q.; Liu, P.-S.; Wu, S.-S.; Lin, S.-C.; Shen, J.; Gai, Y., Copolymer Coatings Consisting of 2-Methacryloyloxyethyl Phosphorylcholine and 3-Methacryloxypropyl Trimethoxysilane via ATRP to Improve Cellulose Biocompatibility. ACS Appl. Mater. Inter. 2012;4:4031-9.

[3] Liu, P.; Smits, J.; Ayers, D. C.; Song, J., Surface mineralization of Ti6Al4V substrates with calcium apatites for the retention and local delivery of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2. Acta Biomater. 2011; 7:3488-95.

[2] Liu, P.-S.; Chen, Q.; Wu, S.-S.; Shen, J.; Lin, S.-C., Surface modification of cellulose membranes with zwitterionic polymers for resistance to protein adsorption and platelet adhesion. J. Membrane Sci. 2010; 350:387-94.

[1] Liu, P.-S.; Chen, Q.; Liu, X.; Yuan, B.; Wu, S.-S.; Shen, J.; Lin, S.-C., Grafting of Zwitterion from Cellulose Membranes via ATRP for Improving Blood Compatibility. Biomacromolecules 2009; 10:2809-16.



[8] Jie Song, Pingsheng Liu, David Ayers. Compositions and methods for surface mineralization. US Patent 20,170,028,103

[7] Jie Song, Pingsheng LiuZwitterionic hydrogels for delivery of biomolecules. US Patent 20,170,209,625

[6] Jie Song, Pingsheng Liu. Compositions and methods for templating three-dimensional mineralization. US Patent 20,150,335,790

[5] Jie Song, Pingsheng Liu, David Ayers. Multi-functional surface coating of implants. US Patent 20,150,320,913

[4] Jian Shen, Qiang Chen, Pingsheng Liu, Sicong Lin. An anti-coagulation cellulose membrane and the preparation method. Chinese Patent: CN 101429287 B

[3] Li Li, Pingsheng Liu, Jian Shen, Ninglin Zhou, Jun Zhang, Shaohua Wei. Polyurethane-based superabsorbent materials and the preparation method. Chinese Patent: CN 100352846C

[2] Li Li, Pingsheng Liu, Jian Shen, Ninglin Zhou, Jun Zhang, Shaohua Wei. Polyetheylene/acrylic acid/montmorillonite superabsorbent composites and the preparation method. Chinese Patent: CN 10048898 C

[1] Li Li, Pingsheng Liu, Jian Shen, Ninglin Zhou, Jun Zhang, Shaohua Wei. Rubberpowder/ acrylic acid/montmorillonite superabsorbent composites and the preparation method. Chinese Patent: CN 100549053 C