Research Interests

To develop high efficient transparent perovskite solar cell and high efficient perovskite-Si tandem solar cell. Novel preparation and optimization of perovskite films. To further improve the efficiency of perovskite solar cell using interface engineering and composition engineering.


Selected Publications

  • FAPb1−xSnxI3 mixed metal halide perovskites with improved light harvesting and stability for efficient planar heter...
    J. Liu, G. Wang, Z. Song, X. He, K. Luo, Q. Ye, C. Liao, J. Mei
    J. Mater. Chem. A 5, 9097-9106, (2017)., (2017)
  • Understanding the Role of the Electron-Transport Layer in Highly Efficient Planar Perovskite Solar Cells.
    J. Liu, G. Wang, K. Luo, X. He, Q. Ye, C. Liao, J. Mei
    Chemphyschem 18, 617-625, (2017)., (2017)
  • Growth and evolution of solution-processed CH3NH3PbI3-xClx layer for highly efficient planar heterojunction perovsk...
    J. Liu, J. Lin, Q. Xue, Q. Ye, X. He, L. Ouyang, D. Zhuang, C. Liao, H.-L. Yip, J. Mei, W....
    J. Power Sources 301, 242-250, (2016)., (2016)
  • Low-temperature, solution processed metal sulfide as an electron transport layer for efficient planar perovskite so...
    J. Liu, C. Gao, L. Luo, Q. Ye, X. He, L. Ouyang, X. Guo, D. Zhuang, C. Liao, J. Mei, W. La...
    J. Mater. Chem. A 3, 11750-11755, (2015). , (2015)
  • Improved crystallization of perovskite films by optimized solvent annealing for high efficiency solar cell.
    J. Liu, C. Gao, X. He, Q. Ye, L. Ouyang, D. Zhuang, C. Liao, J. Mei, W. Lau
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 7, 24008-24015, (2015)., (2015)

Education Profile

  • ​Ph.D., Materials Science & Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2013
  • B.Sc., Material Molding & Control Engineering, Hunan University, Changsha, China, 2008

Professional Profile

  • 2018 – present: Postdoctoral fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2016 – 2018: Associate Research Scientist, Green Energy R&D Center, Chengdu, China
  • 2013 – 2016: Assistant Research Scientist, Green Energy R&D Center, Chengdu, China

Awards

​Outstanding Young Investigator Award in CAEP, 2015


KAUST Affiliations

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