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Associate Professor

Brief CV

  • Bachelor, Soochow University (1995-1999)

  • Master, Soochow University (1999-2002)

  • Visiting Scholar, Emory University (USA) (2004-2005)

  • PhD, Xiamen University (2006)

  • Post-Doctoral Scholar,State Key Laboratory of Chem/Biosensing and Chemometrics, Hunan University (2006-2008)

  • Post-Doctoral Scholar, Cornell University (USA) (2008-2011)

  • Guest Researcher, National Institute of Standard and Technology (2011-2012)

  • Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, Xiamen University(2012-2015)

  • Associate Professor, College of the Environment and Ecology, Xiamen University (2015-)

Research Interests

  • Environmental Chemistry and Monitoring

  • Developing new Analytical Techniques and instrumentation

  • Nanomaterials

  • Spectroelectrochemistry (Raman, Infrared, Fluorescence)

Selected Publications

  • J.F. Xu, G.K. Liu*, Laserinduced chemical transformation of PATP adsorbed on Ag nanoparticles by surfaceenhanced Raman spectroscopy—A study of the effects from surface morphology of substrate and surface coverage of PATP, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 138 (2015) 873-877.

  • Y. Ling, W.C. Xie, G.K. Liu*, R.W. Yan, D.Y. Wu, J. Tang*, The discovery of the hydrogen bond from pNitrothiophenol by Raman spectroscopy: Guideline for the thioalcohol molecule recognition tool, Scientific Reports, 6 (2016).

  • Y. Xie, L.D. Yang, X.L. Sun, D.W Wu, Q.Z Chen, Y.M Zeng, G.K. Liu*, An autoadaptive background subtraction method for Raman spectra, Spectrochimica Acta Part aMolecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 161 (2016) 58-63.

  • G.K. Liu*, H. Zheng, J.L. Lu, Recent progress and perspective of trace antibiotics detection in aquatic environment by surfaceenhanced Raman spectroscopy, Trends in Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 16 (2017) 16-23.

  • W.C. Xie, Y. Ling, Y.Z. Zhang, H. Pan, G.K. Liu*, J. Tang*, Insitu electrochemical surfaceenhanced Raman spectroscopy study of formic acid electrooxidation at variable temperatures by highfrequency heating technology, Electrochimica Acta, 281 (2018) 323-328.

  • Y. Ling, W.C. Xie, W.L. Wang, M.K. Li, J. Tang*, G.K. Liu*, R.W. Yan, D.Y. Wu, Direct observation of 4nitrophenyl disulfide produced from pnitrothiophenol in air by Raman spectroscopy, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 49 (2018) 520-525.

  • G.K. Liu*, J.J. Peng, H. Zheng, D.X. Yuan, Developing onsite paper colorimetric monitoring technique for quick evaluating copper ion concentration in mineral wastewater, Spectrochimica Acta Part aMolecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 196 (2018) 392-397.

  • G.K. Liu, S.Z. Zou, D. Josell, L.J. Richter, T.P. Moffat*, SEIRAS Study of ChlorideMediated Polyether Adsorption on Cu, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 122 (2018) 21933-21951.

  • R. Panneerselvam, G.K. Liu*, Y.H. Wang, J.Y. Liu, S.Y. Ding, J.F. Li, D.Y. Wu, Z.Q. Tian*, Surfaceenhanced Raman spectroscopy: bottlenecks and future directions, Chemical Communications, 54 (2018) 10-25.

  • L. Kou, Y.M. Duan, P.C. Wang, Y. Fu, N. Darabedian, Y.H. He, D.L Jiang, D.G Chen, J. Xiang*, G.K. Liu*, F.M. Zhou*, Norepinephrine Fe(III)ATP Ternary Complex and Its Relevance to Parkinson's Disease, Acs Chemical Neuroscience, 10 (2019) 2777-2785.

  • J.L. Lu, Z.Y. Cai, Y.S. Zou, D.Y. Wu, A.H. Wang, J. Chang, F.L. Wang, Z.Q. Tian, G.K. Liu*, Silver NanoparticleBased SurfaceEnhanced Raman Spectroscopy for the Rapid and Selective Detection of Trace Tropane Alkaloids in Food, Acs Applied Nano Materials, 2 (2019) 6592-6601.

  • X. Wang, G.K. Liu*, M.X. Xu, B. Ren, Z.Q. Tian, Development of Weak Signal Recognition and an Extraction Algorithm for Raman Imaging, Analytical Chemistry, 91 (2019) 12909-12916.

  • Y. Xie, Q.B. You, P.Y. Dai, S.Y. Wang, P.Y. Hong, G.K. Liu*, J. Yu, X.L. Sun, Y.M. Zeng, How to achieve autoidentification in Raman analysis by spectral feature extraction & Adaptive Hypergraph, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 222 (2019) 117086.

  • Y.S. Zou, Y.L. Zhang, Z.Z. Xie, S.Y. Luo, Y.M. Zeng, Q.Z. Chen, G.K. Liu*, Z.Q. Tian, Improved sensitivity and reproducibility in electrochemical detection of trace mercury (II) by bromide ion & electrochemical oxidation, Talanta, 203 (2019) 186-193.

  • L.F. Xie, J.L. Lu, T. Liu, G.Y. Chen, G.K. Liu,* B. Ren, Z. Q. Tian, Key Role of Direct Adsorption on SERS Sensitivity: Synergistic Effect among Target, Aggregating Agent, and Surface with Au or Ag Colloid as Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Substrate, Journal of Physical Chemistry, 11 (2020) 1022−1029.

  • W.L. Wang, B.Q. Qiu, C.X. Li, X.Q. Shen, J. Tang*, Y. Li*, G.K. Liu*, PVP Functionalized Marigold-like MoS2 as a New Electrocatalyst for Highly Efficient Electrochemical Hydrogen Evolution, Electrocatalysis, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12678-020-00594-y

  • A.I. Perez-Jimenez, D.Y. Lyu, Z.X. Lu, G.K. Liu,* B. Ren*, Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy: benefits, trade-offs and future developments, Chemical Science, 11 (2020) 4563-4576.

  • Z.F. Zhou, J.L. Lu, J.Y. Wang, Y.S. Zou, T. Liu, Y.L. Zhang, G.K. Liu,*, Z. Q. Tian, Trace detection of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in environmental waters by SERS, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 234 (2020) 118250

  • Batch preparation of gold nanoparticles with highly uniform morphology and tunable plasmonic properties

  • T. Liu, J. Y. Wang, Z. Z. Xie, L. P. Wan, J. Xiang, Y. L. Zhang, S. Y. Luo, R. Bin,  G,K. Liu, Nanotechnology 31 (2020) 405603.

Teaching Experience

  • Physical Chemsitry