Research Interests

​Plasma physics and its application on reforming of CH4, CO2 and liquid fuels; Simulation of plasma chemical processes in non-thermal plasma; Diagnostics of DBD and non-thermal arc plasmas;


Selected Publications

  • Simulated biogas oxidative reforming in AC-pulsed gliding arc discharge
    J-L. Liu, H-W. Park, W-J. Chung, D-W. Park
    Chemical Engineering Journal, 285, 234-251, (2016)
  • High-efficient conversion of CO2 in AC-pulsed tornado gliding arc plasma
    J-L. Liu, H-W. Park, W-J. Chung, D-W. Park
    Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 2, 437449, (2016)
  • Renewable and high-concentration syngas production from oxidative reforming of simulated biogas with low energy cos...
    J-L. Liu, X-S. Li, X. Zhu, K. Li, C. Shi, A-M. Zhu
    Chemical Engineering Journal, 234, 240-246, (2013)
  • Effect of O2/CH4 ratio on the optimal specific-energy-input (SEI) for oxidative reforming of biogas in a plasma-sha...
    J-L. Liu, X-B. Zhu, X-S. Li, K. Li, C. Shi, A-M. Zhu
    Journal of Energy Chemistry, 22(5), 681-684, (2013)
  • Warm plasma catalytic reforming of biogas in a heat-insulated reactor: dramatic energy efficiency and catalyst auto...
    K. Li, J-L. Liu, X-S. Li, X. Zhu, A-M. Zhu
    Chemical Engineering Journal, 288(15), 671679, (2016)
  • Post-plasma catalytic oxidative CO2 reforming of methane over Ni-based catalysts
    K. Li, J-L. Liu, X-S. Li, X-B. Zhu, A-M. Zhu
    Catalysis Today, 256, 96-101, (2015)
  • Visible-light photocatalytic oxidation of CO over plasmonic Au/TiO2: unusual features of oxygen plasma activation
    X-Q. Deng, B. Zhu, X-S. Li, J-L. Liu, X. Zhua, A-M. Zhu
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 188, 4855, (2016)
  • In-situ regeneration of Au nanocatalysts by atmospheric-pressure air Plasma: significant contribution of water vapo...
    B. Zhu, X-S. Li, J-L. Liu, J-B. Liu, X. Zhu, A-M. Zhu
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 179, 69-77, (2015)
  • Kinetics Study on Carbon Dioxide Reforming of Methane in Kilohertz Spark-Discharge Plasma
    B. Zhu, X-S. Li, J-L. Liu, X. Zhu, A-M. Zhu
    Chemical Engineering Journal, 264, 445-452, (2015)
  • Temporal evolution characteristics of an annular-mode gliding arc discharge in a vortex flow
    T. Zhao, J-L. Liu, X-S. Li, J-B. Liu, Y-H. Song, Y. Xu, A-M. Zhu
    Physics of Plasmas, 21, 0535071-8, (2014)

Education Profile

  • MS & PhD, Plasma Physics, DUT, Dalian, China, 2014
  • BSc, Application Physics, DUT, Dalian, China, 2008

Professional Profile

  • 2016 September-Present: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2016 January-August: Postdoctoral fellow, NIC, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • 2014 October-2015 August: Postdoctoral fellow, INHA, Incheon, South Korea
  • 2014 April-Present: Assistant Professor, DUT, Dalian, China

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC)
  • Physical Sciences and Engineering Division (PSE)