Research Interests

​Design and development of molecular sieving membranes for gas, liquid, and solid separation, such as greenhouse gas separation, biogas upgrading/natural gas purification, organic solvent nanofiltration, wastewater treatment, haze removal from polluted air, and clean energy.


Selected Publications

  • Precise molecular sieving architectures with Janus pathways for both polar and nonpolar molecules
    Jiangtao Liu, Dan Hua, Yu Zhang, Susilo Japip, Tai-Shung Chung
    Advanced Materials, 30, 1705933, (2018)
  • Flexible thermally treated 3D PIM-CD molecular sieve membranes exceeding the upper bound line for propylene/propane...
    Jiangtao Liu, Youchang Xiao, Tai-Shung Chung
    Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5, 4583-4595, (2017)
  • Highly permeable and aging resistant 3D architecture from polymers of intrinsic microporosity incorporated with bet...
    Jiangtao Liu, Youchang Xiao, Kuo-Sung Liao, Tai-Shung Chung
    Journal of Membrane Science, 523, 92-102, (2017)
  • Advanced anti-fouling membranes for osmotic power generation from wastewater via pressure retarded osmosis (PRO)
    Gang Han, Jiangtao Liu,(Joint first authors) Kangjia Lu, Tai-Shung Chung
    Environmental Science & Technology, 52, 6686-6694, (2018)
  • Hydrogen storage in molecular clathrate cages under conditions of moderate pressure and ambient temperature
    Jiangtao Liu, Susilo Japip, Tai-Shung Chung
    nternational Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 43, 19998-20003, (2018)
  • Synthesis of high performance phenolphthalein-based cardo poly(ether ketone imide)s via aromatic nucleophilic subst...
    Jiangtao Liu, Guofei Chen, Junchao Guo, Nafeesa Mustaque, Xingzhong Fang
    High Performance Polymers, 28(10), 1263-1271, (2016)
  • Preparation, characterization, and properties of poly(thioether imide)s from isomeric bis(chlorophthalimide)s and b...
    Jiangtao Liu, Guofei Chen, Xingzhong Fang
    High Performance Polymers, 28, 64-74., (2016)
  • Preparation, characterization, and properties of poly(thioether ether imide)s from isomeric bis(chlorophthalimide)s...
    Jiangtao Liu, Guofei Chen, Xingzhong Fang
    High Performance Polymers, 27, 112-121., (2015)
  • Synthesis of organosoluble and light-colored cardo polyimides via aromatic nucleophilic substitution polymerization
    Jiangtao Liu, Guofei Chen, Nafeesa Mustaque, Xingzhong Fang
    Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 26, 1519-1527, (2015)

Education Profile

  • ​Ph.D., Polymer Chemistry and Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 2015
  • M.Sc., Polymer Chemistry and Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 2013

Professional Profile

  • ​2019-Current​, Postdoctoral Fellow, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
  • 2015-2018, Research Fellow, National University of Singapore(NUS), Singapore

Awards

  • ​2013, Innolight Scholarship from the Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 2015, Graduate Scholarship for Excellent Student from Chinese Academy of Sciences