Ye Liu

Postdoctoral Fellows


Research Interests

​Ye Liu's doctoral research is related to nanocarbon based thermoelectrics and sensors. He joins in Dr. Baran's group on Oct. 2019. His research interests are nanocarbons, organic semiconductors, thermoelectrics, doping, transport and gas-/bio-sensors. 

Selected Publications

  • Ammonia Plasma-Induced n-Type Doping of Semiconducting Carbon Nanotube Films: Thermoelectric Properties and Ambient... 
    Y. Liu, M. Nitschke, L. Stepien, et al.
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 20191124, 21807-21814, (2019)
  • Chemiresistive biosensors based on carbon nanotubes for label-free detection of DNA sequences derived from avian in... 
    F. Yangxi, V. Romay, Y. Liu et al.
    Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 249 (2017): 691-699, (2017)
  • Toward Highly Sensitive and Energy Efficient Ammonia Gas Detection with Modified Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes at ... 
    P. L. Antonio, M. Shaygan, Y. Fu, Y. Liu et al.
    ACS sensors 3, no. 1 (2017): 79-86., (2017)


  • ​Ph.D. material science and engineering, TU Dresden, Dresden, Germany, 2018.
  • M.Sc. material science and engineering, NWPU, Xi'an, China, 2014.
  • B.Sc. materials science and engineering,NWPU, Xi'an, China, 2011.

Professional Profile

  • ​2019-current: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2018-2019: Postdoctoral fellow, TU Dresden, Dresden, Germany.
  • 2014-2018: Ph.D, TU Dresden, Dresden, Germany.

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​KAUST Solar Center (KSC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Thermoelectrics Nanotechnology Nanotubes Transport