Hongpo Liu, Ph.D.

Alumni and Former Staff

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Alumni and Former Staff

Research Interests

Design and synthesis of 2D nanomaterials by epitaxial growth for electrocatalysis

Selected Publications

  • Ultrathin Pt-Ag alloy nanotubes with regular nanopores for enhanced electrocatalytic activity 
    H. Liu, K. Liu, P. Zhong, J. Qi, J. Bian, Q. Fan, K. Ren, H. Zheng, L. Han, Y. Yin, C. Gao
    Chemistry of Materials, 30, 7744-7751, (2018)
  • Synthesis of ultrathin platinum nanoplates for enhanced oxygen reduction activity 
    H. Liu, P. Zhong, K. Liu, L. Han, H. Zheng, Y. Yin, C. Gao
    Chemical science, 9, 398-404, (2018)
  • Etching-free epitaxial growth of gold on silver nanostructures for high chemical stability and plasmonic Activity 
    H. Liu, T. Liu, L. Zhang, L. Han, C. Gao, Y. Yin
    Advanced Functional Materials, 25, 5435-5443, (2015)


  • ​Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, 2017

Professional Profile

  • 2020 – present: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2018 – 2019: Research fellow, NTU, Singapore

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​KAUST Catalysis Center(KCC
  • Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering(PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Transition metal dichalcogenides 2D metal nanomaterials epitaxial growth Electrocatalysis