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Liang Chen

Functional Materials and Nanodevices Division



  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh & National Energy Tech Lab, 2001-2006
  • B.S., Applied Chemistry, Nanjing University, 1997-2001


  • Associate Professor, Chinese Academy of Science, Institute of Material Technology & Engineering, Ningbo, China, 05/2007-present
  • Post-doctoral fellow, Air Product & Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA, USA, 2006-2007
  • Graduate Research Assistant, National Energy Technology Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2001-2006


  • Multi-scale simulation study of hydrogen storage on carbon-based materials
  • First principles study of supported metal catalysts


  • B. Chen, B. Li, L. Chen, “Prompted hydrogenation of carbon nanotubes by doping light metals”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 93,043104(2008)
  • L. Chen, A. Cooper, G. Pez, H.S. Cheng, “Adsorption and diffusion of hydrogen on graphitic materials”, J. Phys. Chem. C 111, 18995(2007).
  • L. Chen, A. Cooper, G. Pez, H.S. Cheng, “Sequential chemisorption of H2 on a Pt6 cluster”, J. Phys. Chem. C 111,5514 (2007)
  • L. Chen, D. S. Sholl, J. K. Johnson, First Principles Study of CO Adsorption and Dissociation on W(111)surface, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110, 1344 (2006)
  • L. Chen, J. K. Johnson, Formation of Odd-Numbered Clusters of CO2 adsorbed on nanotube bundles, Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 125701 (2005)


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