Ji-Hai Liao

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Associate Professor

Cell Phone : +86-138 2617 6206

Email : jhliao@scut.edu.cn





Ph.D. in Physics, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China, June 2016.

Thesis: Strain on 3d Transition Metals Adsorbed Graphene: A First-principles Study

Advisor: Prof. Yu-Jun Zhao and Prof. Xiao-Bao Yang

M.S. in Physics, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China, July 2004.

Advisor: Prof. Jin-Yuan Feng

B.S. in Physics, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China, July 2001.



Professional Experience


2004.04~Present  Faculty member, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China.



Reseach Skills and Interest


Density functional theory calculations (expert at VASP, QUANTUM-ESPRESSO,etc.).

* Electronic structure of the materials (band structure, density of states, magnetic property, etc.).

* Defect formation energy and transition levels calculation.

* Super-conducting transition temperature.


Design of novel functioanl materials for energy applications, including hydrogen storage, metal ion batteries, etc.




[1] Liao J-H, Zhao Y-C, Zhao Y-J, Xu H, Yang X-B. Phonon-mediated superconductivity in Mg intercalated bilayer borophenes [J]. Phys Chem Chem Phys, 2017,19(43):29237-29243.

[2] Liao J-H, Zhao Y-J, Tang J-J, Yang X-B, Xu H. High-coverage stable structures of 3d transition metal intercalated bilayer graphene [J]. Phys Chem Chem Phys, 2016,18(21): 14244-14251.

[3] Liao J-H, Zhao Y-J, Yang X-B. Controllable hydrogen adsorption and desorption by strain modulation on Ti decorated defective graphene. Int J Hydrogen Energy, 2015,40:12063-71.

[4] He C-C, Liao J-H, Yang X-B. Monte-Carlo tree search for stable structures of planar clusters [J]. Acta Physica Sinica, 2017,66(16):163601.

[5] Xu S-G; Li X-T; Zhao Y-J; Liao J-H; Xu W-P; Yang X-B; Xu H. Two-Dimensional Semiconducting Boron Monolayers, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139 (48), 17233-17236.

[6]Xu S-G, Zhao Y-J, Liao J-H, Yang X-B, Xu H. The nucleation and growth of borophene on the Ag (111) surface. Nano Research, 2016;9(9):2616-22.

[7]Huang X, Zhao Y-J, Liao J-H, Yang X-B. Theoretical investigations of the interaction between transition-metal and benzoquinone: Metal dispersion and hydrogen storage. Int J Hydrogen Energy, 2016;41(26):11275-83.

[8]Deng X-L, Zhao Y-J, Wang Y-T, Liao J-H, Yang X-B. Temperature effect on the structural stabilities and electronic properties of X22H28 (X=C, Si and Ge) nanocrystals: A first-principles study. AIP Advances, 2016;6(12):125112.

[9] Xu S-G, Zhao Y-J, Liao J-H, Yang X-B. Understanding the stable boron clusters: A bond model and first-principles calculations based on high-throughput screening. The Journal of Chemical Physics, 2015;142:214307.

[10] Chen M, Zhao Y-J, Liao J-H, Yang X-B. Transition-metal dispersion on carbon-doped boron nitride nanostructures: Applications for high-capacity hydrogen storage. Physical Review B, 2012;86:045459.