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Guoliang (Greg) Liu
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Courtesy Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

2111 Hahn Hall South (0344), Virginia Tech
800 West Campus DriveBlacksburg, VA 24061

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Research ID: A-9493-2011

Brief Bio

Liu earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Zhejiang University (P. R. China) in 2005. Before completing his doctorate in chemical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (advisor, Dr. Paul F. Nealey), he worked at HGST, a Western Digital® company (California), to apply his findings on 15-nm block copolymer lithography in magnetic data storage in 2010. After completing his doctorate in 2011, he conducted postdoctoral research at Northwestern University (advisor, Dr. Chad A. Mirkin), where he was named an Outstanding Researcher in the International Institute for Nanotechnology. 

He joined as an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and an affiliated professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Virginia Tech in Fall 2014. He is also an assistant professor of Virginia Tech's newly launched Nanoscience program in the Academy of Integrated Science. He is affiliated to the Macromolecules Innovation Institute (MII) and the Virginia Tech Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology (VTSuN).

Liu has four patents assigned to Western Digital® and one patent licensed to Intel®.

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