University of Oklahoma
Professor Shaorong Liu earned his Ph. D. degree in 1995 at Texas Tech University, focusing on the development of miniaturized chemical analysis systems (supervised by Professor Sandy Dasgupta). After postdoc training with Prof. Barry Karger at Northeastern University, and Professor Rich Mathies at the University of California at Berkeley, Dr. Liu joined Molecular Dynamics (now part of GE HealthCare) in Sunnyvale, California in 1998. In 2000, he became the Director of the Department of Technology Development. In 2002, Dr. Liu joined the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Texas Tech University as an Associate Professor, and was tenured and promoted to Full Professor in 2007. Since 2008, Dr. Liu has been a Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at University of Oklahoma. In the past two decades, Dr. Liu has secured >$10 million from federal agencies, published >90 peer-reviewed articles in prestigious journals (including Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Nano Lett., Anal. Chem., etc.), received research awards including the 2006 International Nano 50 Award, the 2006 Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Research Award, and the 2013 Regents’ Award for Superior Research and Creative Activity. Dr. Liu has also earned an EMBA degree in 2001.
Development and application of microfluidic systems; bio-separation and bio-analysis; analytical Instrumentation