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Faculty

Yazi Liu Associate Professor

Bio: 

Yazi Liu

Ph. D.

Educational Background

Adjunct Research Associate, School of Molecular and Life Sciences, Curtin University, Australia, (2020.07-2021.07)

Research Fellow, Nanotechnology and Integrated Bioengineering Centre (NIBEC), University of Ulster, UK (2014.03-2014.09)

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Curtin University, Australia (2015.12-2019.06)

M.S. in Environmental Science, Nanjing University, China (2003.09-2006.06)

B.Eng. in Chemical Engineering and Technology (English intensive), Dalian University of Technology, China (1998.09-2003.07)

Research

Research Interests

Water Splitting for hydrogen evolution; Photo(electro)catalytic oxidation technology for contaminants removal

Research projects

  1. Australian Research Council: Engineered and functionalized nanocarbons for clean energy and water, Grant No. DP150103026, Main participant, 2015-2017.
  2. National Natural Science Foundation of China: Non-biotransformation mechanism of typical chloroalkyl organic phosphates in top soil and research on pollution control based on iron and manganese oxides, Grant No. 21777067, main participant; 2018-2021.
  3. National Natural Science Foundation of China: Study on the optimization of in vitro evaluation methods for bioavailability of new flame retardants in indoor dust, Grant No. 21577055, participant; 2016-2019.

Journal Articles

1. Yazi Liu; Xinyuan Xu; Jinqiang Zhang; Huayang Zhang; Wenjie Tian; Xiaojie Li; Moses O Tade; Hongqi Sun; Shaobin Wang. Flower-like MoS2 on Graphitic Carbon Nitride for Enhanced Photocatalytic and Electrochemical Hydrogen Evolutions. Applied Catalysis B:  Environmental. 2018, 239, 334-344.

2. Yazi Liu, Huayang Zhang, Jun Ke, Jinqiang Zhang, Wenjie Tian, Xinyuan Xu, Xiaoguang Duan, Hongqi Sun, Moses O Tade, Shaobin Wang. 0D(MoS2)/2D(g-C3N4) Heterojunctions in Z-scheme for enhanced photocatalytic and Electrochemical Hydrogen Evolution. Applied Catalysis B:  Environmental. 2018, 228, 64-74.

3. Yazi Liu, Jinqiang Zhang, Xiaojie Li, Zhengxin Yao, Li Zhou, Hongqi Sun, Shaobin Wang. Graphitic Carbon Nitride Decorated with CoP Nanocrystals for Enhanced Photocatalytic and Photoelectrochemical H2 evolution. Energy & Fuels. 2019, 33, 11663-11676.

4. Yazi Liu, S Ding, J Xu, H Zhang, S Yang, X Duan, H Sun, S Wang. Preparation of p-n heterojunction photocatalyst BiFeO3@TiO2 with core-shell structure for visible photocatalytic degradation. Chinese Journal of Catalysis. 2017, 38, 1052-1062.

5. Yazi Liu, J Xu, L Wang, H Zhang, P Xu, X Duan, H Sun, S Wang. Three-Dimensional BiOI/BiOX (X= Cl or Br) Nanohybrids for Enhanced Visible-Light Photocatalytic Activity. Nanomaterials. 2017, 7(3) 64.

6. Yazi Liu, Dan Sun, Sadegh Askari, Jenish Patel, Manuel Macias Montero, Somak Mitra, Richao Zhang, Davide Mariotti, Paul Maguire.  Enhanced dispersion of TiO2 nanoparticles in polymer through plasma-liquid interaction. Scientific Reports. 2015, 5, 15765.

7. Yazi Liu, Shaogui Yang, Jun Hong, Cheng Sun. Low-Temperature Preparation and Microwave Photocatalytic Activity Study of TiO2-mounted Activated Carbon. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2007,142, 208-215.

8. Fanpeng Meng, Yazi Liu, Jun Wang, Xiaoyao Tan, Hongqi Sun, Shaomin Liu, Shaobin Wang. Temperature dependent photocatalysis of g-C3N4, TiO2 and ZnO: differences in photoactive mechanism. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 2018, 532, 321-330.

9. Xiaojie Li, Huayang Zhang, Yazi Liu, Xiaoguang Duan, Xinyuan Xu, Shaomin Liu, Hongqi Sun, Shaobin Wang. Synergy of NiO quantum dots and temperature on enhanced photocatalytic and thermophoto hydrogen evolution. Chemical Engineering Journal. 2020, 390, 124634.

10.Weiming Xiang, Qiuyi Ji, Chenmin Xu, Yang Guo, Yazi Liu, Dunyu Sun, Wenwu Zhou, Zhe Xu, Chengdu Qi, Shaogui Yang, Shiyin Li, Cheng Sun, Huan He. Accelerated photocatalytic degradation of iohexol over Co3O4/g-C3N4/Bi2O2CO3 of p-n/n-n dual heterojunction under simulated sunlight by persulfate. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 2021, 285, 119847.

11. Qiuyi Ji, Xinying Cheng, Dunyu Sun, Yijie Wu, Xiangcheng Kong, Huan He, Zhe Xu, Chenmin Xu, Chengdu Qi, Yazi Liu, Shiyin Li, Limin Zhang, Shaogui Yang, Cheng Sun. Persulfate enhanced visible light photocatalytic degradation of iohexol by surface-loaded perylene diimide/acidified biochar. Chemical Engineering Journal. 2021, 414, 128793.

12. Danjun Mao, Anqing Yu, Shanshan Ding, Fei Wang, Shaogui Yang, Cheng Sun, Huan He, Yazi Liu, Kai Yu. One-pot synthesis of BiOCl half-shells using microemulsion droplets as templates with highly photocatalytic performance for the degradation of ciprofloxacin. Applied Surface Science. 2016, 389, 742-75

Contact

Emailyazi.liu@njnu.edu.cn