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             Bo Liang

Visiting Scholar from Changsha University of Science and Technology
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Room 1223D Chemical and Nuclear Building
Building #090
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

 E-mail: bliang@umd.edu; Phone: 301-405-1916



  • 9/2003- 7/2006   PhD - South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, P.R. China (Material engineering)
  • 9/2000 - 6/2003  MS - Xiangtan University, Xiangtan, China (Organic Synthesis Chemistry
  • 9/1994 - 6/1998  BS - Xiangtan University, Xiangtan, China (Applied Chemistry)


Research Interests

  • Safety of Lithium-ion Batteries
  • Multi-functional polymer materials
  • thermal management system

Academic Experience

  • 10/2009-present   Associate Professor, School of Automobile and Mechanic Engineering, Changsha

                                      University of Science and Technology, China
  • 6/2007-8/2009  Lecturer, School of Automobile and Mechanic Engineering, Changsha University of

                                 Science  and Technology, China
  • 3/2010-2/2013   Postdoctoral researcher, School of Metallurgical Science and Engineering,

                                  Central South University, China
  • 8/2006-4/2007   Research fellow, University of Houston, Houston

  • 1/2006-3/2006   Research Student, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Martin-Luther University of Halle-

                                  Wittenberg, German
  • 8/1998-9/2000; Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Huaihua University, Huaihua, China.

Award and Scholarships

  • 2009   Outstanding Teacher at Changsha University of Science and Technology,

    2011   Foundation for University Key Teacher by Hunan Province


Journal Articles

  1. Bo Liang, Siqi Tang,Yanping Liu, Chenzhi Ouyang. Application Progress of Polymer Lithium Salts in Li-Ion Battery Electrolytes, Polymer materials science and engineering, 2014, 30 (3), 113-118.
  2. Bo Liang, Sujun Hu, Yanping Liu, Zhiqiang Fan, Xueye Wang, Weiguo Zhu, Hongbin Wu, Yong Cao. Bipolar iridium dendrimers containing carbazolyl dendron and 1,2,4-triazole unit for solution-processed saturated red electrophosphorescence. Dyes and Pigments, 2013, 99, 41-51.
  3. Bo Liang, Yan-ping Liu, Si-qi Tang, Chen-zhi Ouyang, Yanqing Lai, Yexiang Liu. Progress in the study of POSS-based polymers in lithium-ion batteries, Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, 2013, 23, 10, 2851-2862.
  4. Bo Liang, Chenzhi Ouyang, Zhaoyong Chen, Huali Zhu, Zhongliang Xiao. New Iridium Complexes Containing 3,4-Dihydroisoquinoline Derivatives as Red Emitters, Advanced Science Letters, 2012, 10, 253-256.
  5. Bo Liang, Lei Wang, Yong Zhang, Yong Cao. Optoelectronic properties of new functionalized heteroleptic iridium complex, Journal of Central South University of Technology, 2011, 18(1), 63-67.
  6. Bo Liang, Lei Wang, Xuhui Zhu, Huahong Shi, Junbiao Peng, Yong Cao. Application of heteroleptic iridium complexes with fluorenyl-modified 1-phenylisoquinoline ligand for high-efficiency red polymer light-emitting devices, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2009, (694), 3172-3178.
  7. Bo Liang, Yunhua Xu, Zhao Chen, Junbiao Peng, Yong Cao. White polymer phosphorescent light-emitting devices with a new yellow-emitting iridium complex doped into polyfluorene, Synthetic Metals, 2009, (159), 1876-1879.
  8. Bo Liang, Lei Wang, Yunhua Xu, Huahong Shi, and Yong Cao. High-efficiency Red Phosphorescent Iridium Dendrimers with charge-transporting dendrons: Synthesis and Electroluminescent Properties. Advanced Functional Materials, 2007, 17, 3580-3589.
  9. Bo Liang, Changyun Jiang, Zhao Chen, Xiuju zhang, Huahong Shi, and Yong Cao. New iridium complex as high-efficiency red phosphorescent emitter in polymer light-emitting devices. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2006, 16(13), 1281-1286. 
  10. Lei Wang, Bo Liang, Fei Huang, Junbiao Peng, and Yong Cao. Utilization of water/alcohol-soluble polyelectrolyte as an electron injection layer for fabrication of high-efficiency multilayer saturated redphosphorescence polymer light-emitting diodes by solution processing. Applied Physics Letters, 2006, 89, 151115-151117.
  11. Yunhua Xu, Bo Liang, Junbiao Peng, Qiaoli Niu, Wenbo Huang, and Jian Wang. Efficient Red phosphorescence polymer light-emitting diodes with aluminum cathode. Organic electronics, 2007, 8, 535-539.
  12. Yu Liu, Bo Liang, Daili Xiao, Meixiang Zhu, Weiguo Zhu. Synthesis and characteristics of a europium complex using pyridyloxadiazole derivative as a secondary ligand. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2009, 469, 370-373.

Professional Affiliations

  • The Electrochemical Society

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