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Department of Chemistry


LIU, Ru-Shi

LIU, Ru-Shi
Room B576, Chemistry Building
Fax: +886-2-3366-8671
Research Interest

  • Applied to the light-emitting diode (LED) of Light to light phosphor materials.

  • Applied to the light switch to electric energy of water splitting materials, fuel cells, lithium ion batteries and metal-air batteries.

  • Used in biochemical medicine light to heat and photodynamic therapy of nanomaterials.

Career and Service Experiences

  • B.S., 1981, Department of Chemistry, Soochow University.

  • M.S., 1983, Department of Nuclear Science, National Tsing-Hua University. Ph.D., 1990,

  • Department of Chemistry, National Tsing-Hua University.

  • D., 1992, Department of Chemistry and Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Superconductivity, University of Cambridge.

  • Associate Researcher / Research Scientist / Senior Research Scientist / Research Manager, 1983-1995, Materials Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute.

  • Associate Professor, 1995-1999; Professor, 1999-present, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University.

Honors and Awards

  • Excellent Young Person Prize, 1989.

  • National Invention Award, Silver Medal, Intellectual Property Office, 1995.

  • Young Chemists Award, The Chinese Chemical Society, 1998.

  • Z. Hsu Scientific Paper Award, Far Eastern Y. Z. Hsu Science and Technology Memorial Foundation, 2011.

  • Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council, 2012.

  • Distinguished Award for Novel and Synthesis by IUPAC & NMS, 2015.

  • Distinguished Professor, 2016.

  • Outstanding Research Award, Ministry of Science and Technology, 2017.

  • Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate Analytics, from 2018 to 2021.

  • Hou Chin-Tui Award due to his excellent research on basic science, 2018.

  • 17th Y. Z. Hsu Chair Professor award, 2019.

  • 26th TECO award, 2019.

  • Academic Award of the Ministry of Education, 2020.

  • Academic Achievement Award of Chemical Society Located in Taipei, 2020.

  • FutureTech Award from the Ministry of Science and Technology, 2021.

Research Content
Selected Publications

  1. Tong, Z.; Wang, S. B.; Fang, M. H.; Lin, Y. T.; Tsai, K. T.; Tsai, S. Y.; Yin, L.*, Hu, S. F.*; Liu, R. S.* “Na–CO2 battery with NASICON-structured solid-state electrolyte”Nano Eneegy 2021, 85, 105972.

  2. Huang, W. T.; Su, T. Y.; Chan, M. H.; Tsai, J. Y.; Do, Y. Y.*; Huang, P. L.*; Hsiao, M.*; Liu, R. S.*“Near‐infrared nanophosphor embedded in mesoporous silica nanoparticle with high light‐harvesting efficiency for dual photosystem enhancement”Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 6955-6959.

  3. Fang, M. H.; Chen, K. C.; Majewska, N.; Leśniewski, T.; Mahlik, S.; Leniec, G.; Kaczmarek, S. M.; Yang, C. W. ; Lu, K. M.; Sheu, H. -S.; Liu, R. S.*“Hidden structural evolution and bond valence control in near-infrared phosphors for light-emitting diodes”ACS Energy Lett. 2021, 6, 109-114.

  4. Fang, M. H.; Mahlik, S.; Lazarowska, A.; Grinberg, M.; Molokeev, M. S.; Sheu, H. S.; Lee, J.-F.; Liu, R. S.* "Structural evolution and effect of the neighboring cation on the photoluminescence of Sr(LiAl3)1-x(SiMg3)xN4:Eu2+ Phosphors" Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 7767-7772.

  5. Huang, W. T.; Cheng, C. L.; Bao, Z.; Yang, C. W.; Lu, K. M.; Kang, C. Y.; Lin, C. M.; Liu, R. S.* "Broadband Cr3+,Sn4+-doped oxide nanophosphors for infrared mini light-emitting diodes" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 2069-2072.

  6. Fang, M. H.; Wu, W. L.,; Jin, Y.; Lesniewski, T.; Mahlik, S.; Grinberg, M.; Brik, M. G.; Srivastava, A.M.; Chiang, C. Y.; Zhou, W. Z.; Jeong, D.; Kim, S. H.; Leniec, G.; Kaczmarek, S. M.; Sheu, H. S.; Liu, R. S.*“Control of luminescence by tuning of crystal symmetry and local structure in Mn4+-activated narrow band fluoride phosphors”Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 1797-1801.

  7. Lin, C. C.; Tsai, Y. T.; Johnston, H. E.; Fang, M. H.; Yu, F.; Zhou, W.; Whitfield, P.; Li, Y.; Wang, J.; Liu, R. S.*; Attfield, J. P.* "Enhanced photoluminescence emission and thermal stability from introduced cation disorder in phosphors" Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 11766-11770.

  8. Chan, M. H.; Pan, Y. T.; Lee, I. J.; Chen, C. W.; Chan, Y. C.; Hsiao, M.*; Wang, F., Sun, L.; Chen, X. Chen; Liu, R. S.* "Minimizing the heat effect of photodynamic therapy based on inorganic nanocomposites mediated by 808 nm near-infrared light" Small 201713, 1700038.

  9. Tsai, Y. T.; Nguyen H. D.; Lazarowska, A.; Mahlik S.; Grinberg M.; Liu, R. S.* "Improvement of the water resistance of a narrow-band red-emitting SrLiAl3N4:Eu2+ phosphor synthesized under high isostatic pressure through coating with an organosilica layer" Chem. It. Edit. 2016, 55, 9652-9654.

  10. Chen, C. J.; Pang, W. K.; Mori, T.; Peterson, V. K.*; Sharma, N.; Lee, P. H.; Wu, S. H.; Wang, C. C.; Song, Y. F.; Liu, R. S.* "The origin of capacity fade in the Li2MnO3LiMO2 (M = Li, Ni, Co, Mn) microsphere positive electrode: An operando neutron diffraction and transmission x‑ray microscopy study" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 8824-8833.

  11. Wang, H. C.; Lin, S. Y.; Tang, A. C.; Singh, B. P.; Tong, H. C.; Chen C. Y.; Lee, Y. C.; Tsai, T. L.; R. S. Liu* "Mesoporous silica particles integrated with all-inorganic CsPbBr3 perovskite quantum-dot nanocomposites (MP-PQDs) with high stability and wide color gamut used for backlight display" Chem. It. Edit. 2016, 55, 7924-7929. (Frontispiece)

  12. Nguyen, H. D.; Lin, C. C.; Liu, R. S.* "Waterproof alkyl phosphate coated fluoride phosphors for optoelectronic materials" Chem. It. Edit. 2015, 54, 10862-10864. (Hot paper)

  13. Tsai Y. T.; Chiang, C. Y.; Zhou, W. Z.; Lee, J. F.; Sheu, H. S.; Liu, R. S.* "Structural ordering and charge variation induced by cation substitution in (Sr,Ca)AlSiN3:Eu phosphor" Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 8936-8939.

  14. Basu M.; Zhang, Z. W.; Chen, C. J.; Chen, P. T.; Yang, K. C.; Ma, C. G.; Hu, S. F.*; Liu, R. S.* "Heterostructure of Si and CoSe2: A promising photocathode based on a non-noble metal catalyst for photoelectrochemical hydrogen evolution" Chem. It. Edit. 2015, 54, 6211-6216. (Hot paper)

Update: 2022-01-25