“New Nanostructured Electrodes for Li-ion and Li-S Batteries with Long Cycle Life”
Dr. Jun Liu is a Laboratory Fellow at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. He is also the Leader for the Transformational Materials Science Initiative, and in this capacity, he provides oversight of the scientific directions for the large integrated energy storage program at PNNL. Dr. Liu is a Fellow for the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In the past he has served as senior research staff for Sandia National Laboratories and Lucent Bell Laboratories, Department Manager for the Synthesis and Nanomaterials, and Thrust Leader for Complex Functional Nanomaterials for the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, Sandia National Laboratories. His main research is in self-assembled, functional nanomaterials, oriented nanostructures, and the application of these materials for large scale energy storage, catalysis, environment cleanup and human health. He has received a R&D 100 Award, two Basic Energy Science Materials Science Awards for Materials Chemistry: Significant Implication for DOE-Related Technologies, and was named 2007 Distinguished Inventor of Battelle. He has over 280 publications and many invited review or feature articles in leading technical journals. His research has been widely reported by Science, Nature, Scientific America, Chemical & Engr News, Discover, Wall Street Journals, and many other leading professional and trade journals.