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Mechanical Engineering University

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Seattle, Washington, United States
Posted:
October 22, 2016

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LU LIU

***** *** *** **

Seattle, WA *****

206-***-****

acw6r8@r.postjobfree.com

QULIFICATION

1. Expert in Electrochromic Windows and Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

2. Comprehensive Knowledge and Skills of Thin Film Technology

2. Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry and Physics with 14 Years Research Experience

3. Comprehensive Knowledge and Skills of Organic Synthesis

SKILL

Synthetic:

multistep synthesis, method development, scale-up, polymerizations, chemical

modification of polymers

Analytical:

FTIR, UV, NMR, MS, HPLC, fluorescence spectroscopy, GPC/SEC, TEM, AFM

SEM, DSC, TGA, LS, electroanalytical chemistry

Engineering:

Microfabrication (photolithography, alignment, sputtering, e-beam, RIE, PECVD, etc), clean room and glove box operation, thin film electronic device assembly

EXPERIENCE

2010.2-2010.11

Acting Instructor

Center for Intelligent Materials and Systems

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington

2007.8-2010.2

Self-employed/Entrepreneur

2005.3-2007.8

Acting Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington

2002 2005:

Postdoc fellow

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington

Mentor: Professor Minoru Taya

1. Design and fabrication of large size smart window device;

2. Synthesis and characterization of new electrochromic conducting polymers;

3. Design and Fabrication of polypyrrole-based free-standing actuators.

2001--2002:

Postdoc fellow, Department of Material Science and Engineering, University of Washington

Mentor: Professor Alex Jen

1. Synthesis and characterization of nonlinear Optical (NLO) chromophores;

2. Synthesis and characterization of NLO dendrimers.

1997--2001:

Postdoc fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Mentor: Professor James M. Takacs

1. Synthesis and characterization of photorefractive and nonlinear optical

dendrimers;

2. Transition metal mediated organic reactions;

3. Combinatorial chemistry on soluble (dendrimer) support.

1992--1996:

Candidate of Ph.D., Department of Macromolecular Science, Fudan University

Adviser: Professor Ming Jiang

1. Chemical modification of SEBS and PS;

2. Self-organization of SEBS ionomer;

3. Polymer blends containing specific interaction;

4. Conformation analysis of PS chain containing rare attractive units.

1994--1995:

Visiting scholar, Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Beijing, China

Mentor: Professor Deyan Shen

FTIR characterization of polymer blend containing hydrogen bond interaction.

1989---1992:

Undergraduate and Master student, Department of Material Science, Fudan

University;

Adviser: Professor Junlian Huang

1. Water-soluble photoresist of polyvinylpyrrolidone/4,4'-diazidostilbene-2,2'-

disulfonic acid disodium salt;

2. Synthesis of azido photosensitizers;

3. Mechanism of photocrosslinking of polyvinylpyrrolidone/4,4'-diazidostilbene-

2,2'- disulfonic acid disodium salt.

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Polymer Science, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 1996

Thesis title: Syntheses and Properties of Specific Interaction Groups-Containing Polymers.

Adviser: Professor Ming Jiang

M.S., Material Science, Fudan University, 1992

Thesis title: A Study on the Photochemical Properties of the System of Polyvinylpyrrolidone/

4,4'-Diazidostilbene-2,2'-Disulfonic Acid Disodium Salt.

Adviser: Professor Junlian Huang

B.S., Material Science, Fudan University, 1989

PATENTS

1.Liu, L.; Xu, C.; Taya, M. “Green Electrochromic Materials”, US Patent 7,808,691, Oct. 5, 2010

2.Xu, C.; Liu, L.; Taya, M. “Electropolymerization of enhanced electrochromic (EC) polymer film”, US Patent, 7,675,667, March 9, 2010

3.Liu, L.; Xu, C.; Legenski, S., Taya, M. “Switchable window based on electrochromic polymers”, US Patent, 7,547,658, June 16, 2009

4.Liu, L.; Xu, C.; Legenski, S., Taya, M. “Electrochromic monomers and polymers for a switchable window”, US Patent, 7,505,191, March 17, 2009

5.Liu, L.; Xu, C.; Taya, M. “Green Electrochromic (EC) Material and Device”, US Patent, 7,298,541, Nov 20, 2007

6.Liu, L.; Xu, C.; Taya, M.; Dai, N.; Kaneko, C. “Green electrochromic material and device” PCT Int. Appl. (2006), 30 pp Application: WO 2005-US32211 20050909.

7.Xu, C.; Liu, L.; Taya, M. “Electropolymerization of Enhanced Electrochromic Polymer Film via Combined Cyclic Voltammetry and Chronoamperometry” PCT Int.Appl. 2005, 60 pp, WO 200-***-****

PUBLICATIONS

1.Liu, Lu; Jiang, M., "Synthesis of Novel Triblock Copolymers Containing Hydrogen Bond Interaction Groups. Chemical Modification of SEBS by Friedel-Crafts Acetylation Followed by Further Oxidation and Reduction". Macromolecules, 1995, 28, 8702

2.Li, M.; Liu, Lu; Jiang, M., "Fluorospectroscopy Monitoring Aggregation of Block Ionomers in Aqueous Media". Macromol. Rapid Commn.1995, 16, 831

3.Zhu, L.; Liu, Lu; Jiang, M., "Synthesis of Hydroxyl Containing Monodispersed Polystyrene via Chemical Modification". Macromol. Rapid Commn. 1996, 17, 37

4.Jiang, M.; Li, M.; Liu, Lu; Xiang, M.; Zhu, L., "Macromolecular Aggregation: Complexation Due to Hydrogen Bonding and Hydrophobic Association". Macromol.Symp. 1997, 124, 135

5.Jiang, M.; Liu, Lu, "Preparation, association and complexation of block ionomeer", Acta Polymerica Sinica, 1997, 4, 480 (in Chinese)

6.Zhu, L.; Jiang, M.; Liu, Lu; Zhou, H.; Fan, L.; Zhang, Y., "Intermacromolecular Complexation Due to Specific Interactions. 6. Miscibility and Complexation Between Poly(Styrene-co-(p-(2-Hydroxypropan-2-yl)Styrene)) and Poly(n-butyl Methacrylate-co-(4-vinylpyridine J.Macromol.Sci.Phys., B37(6), 805-826, 1998

7.Zhu, L.; Jiang, M.; Liu, Lu; Zhou, H.; Fan, L.; Zhang, Y., "Intermacromolecular Complexation Due to Specific Interactions. 7. Miscibility and Complexation Between Poly(Styrene-co-4-vinyl Benzoic Acid) and Poly(n-butyl Methacrylate-co-(4-vinylpyridine J.Macromol.Sci.Phys., B37(6), 827-831, 1998

8.Zhang, G.; Liu, Lu; Wang, H.; Jiang, M., "Preparation and Association Behavior of Diblock Copolymer Ionomers based on Poly(styrene-b-ethylene-co-propylene)". Eur.Polym.J. 2000, 36, 61

9.Zhang, G.; Liu, Lu; Zhao, Y.; Ning, F.; Jiang, M.; Wu, C., "Self-assembly of Carboxylated Poly(styrene-b-ethylene-co-butylene-b-styrene)triblock Copolymer Chains in Water via a Microphase Inversion", Macromolecules, 2000, 33, 6340

10.Bai, J.; Ducharme, S.; Goonesekera, A.; Leonov, A.; Liu, Lu; Takacs, J., "The Syntesis and Characterization of Dendrimers for Potential Photorefractive Applications" Polym.Prep., 1998, 991

11.Bai, J.; Ducharme, S.; Leonov, A.; Liu, L.; Takacs, J., "A New Organic Photorefractive Material Composed of a Charge-Transporting Dendrimer and Stilbene Chromophore", Proc.SPIE-Int.Soc.Opt.Eng 1999, 3799, 22

12.Varnavski, O; Leonov, A; Liu, L; Takacs, J; Goodson III, T, "Large Nonlinear Refraction and Higher Order Nonlinear Optical Effects in an Organic Dendrimer" J.Phys.Chem. 2000, 104, 179

13.Varnavski, O; Leonov, A; Liu, L; Takacs, J; Goodson III, T, "Femto-second Photo-dynamics and Energy Transfer in an Organic Dendrimer" Phys.Rev.B, 2000, B61, 12732

14.Takacs, J. M.; Ducharme, S.; Leonov, A.; Liu, L., "Charge-Carrier Mobility Studies of Potential Photorefractive Dendrimers", Polym.Mater.Sci.Eng. 2000, 83, 192

15.Ma, H.; Liu, S.; Luo, J.; Suresh, S.; Liu, L.; Kang, S-H.; Haller, M.; Sassa, T.; Jen, A. K-Y.; Dalton, L. R. “Highly Efficient and Thermally Stable Electro-Optic Dendrimers for Photonics”. Adv. Func. Mater., 2002, 12(9), 565-574

16.Luo, J.; Haller, M.; Liu, L.; Ma, H.; Liu, S.; Jen, A. K.-Y. “Design, Synthesis, and Properties of Highly Efficient Side-chain Dendronized Nonlinear Optical Polymers for Electro-optics” Adv. Mater., 2002, 14(23), 1763-1768

17.Jen, A.; Luo, J.; Ma, H.; Liu, S., Liu, L.; Haller, M.; “Nanoscale Tailoring of Dendrimers and Polymers for Photonic and Opto-electronic Applications” Proc.SPIE-Int.Soc.Opt.Eng. 2002, 4798, 21

18.Legenski, S.; Xu, C.; Liu, L; Le Guilly, M.; Taya, M. “Gel Electrolyte Candidates for Elechromic Device (ECD)” Proc.SPIE-Int.Soc.Opt.Eng. 2004, 5385, 319-325

19.Xu, C., Liu, L., Legenski, S., Le Guilly, M., Taya, M., Weidner, A., “Enhanced Smart Window Based on electrochromic (EC) Polymers” Proc.SPIE-Int.Soc.Opt.Eng. 2003, 5051, 404

20.Xu, C., Liu, L., Legenski, S., Ning, D., Taya, M. “Switchable Window Based on Electrochromic (EC) Polymers” Journal of Materials Research, 2004, 19(7), 2072-2080

21.Liu, L., Xu, C., Legenski, S., Ning, D., Taya, M., “Design of smart window based on electrochromic polymers: new derivatives of 3, 4-alkylenedioxythiophene” Proc.SPIE-Int.Soc.Opt.Eng. 2004, 5385



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