Prof. Zhongfan Liu
Prof. Zhongfan Liu graduated from Changchun Institute of Technology in 1983 and received his PhD from University of Tokyo in 1990. After a postdoctoral fellowship at Institute for Molecular Science, Japan, he became an associate professor (1993), full professor (1993) and Cheung Kong Chair professor (1999) of Peking University. He was elected as the member of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2011 and as one of the six outstanding scientists in Ten-Thousand-Talents Program in 2013. He is now the directors of Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology and Beijing Science and Engineering Center for Nanocarbons. He is the chairman of nanochemistry committee in Chinese Chemical Society. He also serves as advisory/editorial board member of Adv. Mater., Small, Nano Res and NPG Asia Mater, and Editor-in-Chief of ACTA PHYSICO-CHIMICA SINICA and the associate editor of APL Materials, Chinese Science Bullentin, Acta Chimica Sinica. Prof. Liu’s research interest focusses on low dimensional carbon materials and novel 2D atomic crystals targeting nanoelectronic and energy conversion devices together with the exploration of fundamental phenomena in nanoscale systems. He has published over 420 peer reviewed articles and 26 Chinese patents. He is now the Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry and the Fellow of Institute of Physics, UK.