Jiang Liu

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow
Oct 2018- Oct 2022
Faculty at the University of Electronic Science and Technology, China




Research Interests

Developing high-efficiency near-infrared transparent perovskite solar cell for perovskite/Si tandem solar cell by using interface and composition engineering.

Selected Publications

  • FAPb1xSnxI3 mixed metal halide perovskites with improved light harvesting and stability for efficient planar heterojunction solar cells.
    J. Liu, G. Wang, Z. Song, X. He, K. Luo, Q. Ye, C. Liao, J. Mei
    J. Mater. Chem. A 5, 9097-9106, (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).
  • Growth and evolution of solution-processed CH3NH3PbI3-xClx layer for highly efficient planar heterojunction perovskite solar cells.
    J. Liu, J. Lin, Q. Xue, Q. Ye, X. He, L. Ouyang, D. Zhuang, C. Liao, H.-L. Yip, J. Mei, W.-M. Lau
    J. Power Sources 301, 242-250, (2016).
  • Low-temperature, solution processed metal sulfide as an electron transport layer for efficient planar perovskite solar cells.
    J. Liu, C. Gao, L. Luo, Q. Ye, X. He, L. Ouyang, X. Guo, D. Zhuang, C. Liao, J. Mei, W. Lau
    J. Mater. Chem. A 3, 11750-11755, (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).
  • Formation of organic-inorganic mixed halide perovskite films by thermal evaporation of PbCl2 and CH3NH3I compounds.
    C. Gao, J. Liu, C. Liao, Q. Ye, Y. Zhang, X. He, X. Guo, J. Mei, W. Lau
    RSC Adv. 5, 26175-26180, (2015).
  • Cu(In,Ga)Se2-based solar cells prepared from Se-containing precursors.
    J. Liu, D.-m. Zhuang, M.-j. Cao, X.-l. Li, M. Xie, D.-w. Xu
    Vacuum 102, 26-30, (2014).
  • Preparation of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 thin film by sputtering from Cu(In,Ga)Se2 quaternary target.
    J. Liu, D. Zhuang, H. Luan, M. Cao, M. Xie, X. Li
    Progress in Natural Science: Materials International 23, 133-138, (2013).
  • Study of Cu–In–Ga precursor for Cu(In,Ga)Se2 thin film prepared by the two-stage process.
    J. Liu, D.-M. Zhuang, H.-X. Luan, M. Xie, X.-l. Li, M.-J. Cao
    Journal of Materials Research 27, 2639-2643, (2012).
  • Preparation and Characterization of CIGS Thin Films by Selenization of CuGa and InSe Precursor Films.
    J. Liu, D.-M. Zhuang, M.-J. Cao, C.-Y. Wang, M. Xie, X.-L. Li
    International Journal of Photoenergy 2012, 1-7, (2012).


  • ​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


  • ​Outstanding Young Investigator Award in CAEP, 2015

KAUST Affiliations

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

Research Interests Keywords

Novel Selective Contacts Perovskite Solar Cells