Dr. Gao Liu is a staff scientist and the Leader of the Applied Energy Materials Group in Energy Storage & Distributed Resources Division at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Howdy! Here at Liu research group, we combine synthetic chemistry, composite engineering, and electrochemistry to solve the interdisciplinary problems in energy generation, storage, and usage. Advanced diagnostics are used to understand fundamental and critical issues in the energy system, while materials syntheses are used to develop new materials with better properties, which improve overall system performance. Our current research focuses on the lithium-ion and advanced lithium-ion battery, and beyond lithium-ion battery system. We are the major contributor to the electrical energy storage programs of Vehicle Technologies Office of U.S. Department of Energy.