Prof. Liu Zhongwu
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Name: Liu Zhongwu

Research direction: Rare earth permanent magnetic materials, nanocomposite magnets, amorphous and nanocrystalline soft magnetic alloys, magnetocaloric materials and magnetic cooling system, magnetic thin films and nanostructures, multi-functional thin films, and low dimension oxide nanostructures

Contact number: 2236906



Prof. Dr. Zhongwu Liu was born in Hunan, China. He received his PhD degree from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. He had been working as a research fellow in the National University of Singapore and the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore before he took up the full professor position in South China University of Technology in early 2008. Prof Liu is currently supervising 18 master and PhD students. His research interests focus on permanent magnetic materials, amorphous and nanocrystalline soft magnetic materials, magnetic thin films, magnetic nanomaterials, multi-functional thin films, and oxide nanostructures. Prof Liu has published more than 100 papers on peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings and has also produced more than 10 patents. He has given more than 20 invited talks and keynote speeches on the conference worldwide. He has also won over ten awards and prizes for his excellence in teaching and research. He is also the editorial board member of the journal of Materials Science (Hans Publishers)

1989-1993, B.Eng. Central South University of Technology (presently, Central South University), Changsha, China

1993-1996, M.Eng. University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing, China

1996-2001, Research Engineer, Beijing Institute of Aeronautical Materials, Beijing, China

2001-2005, Ph.D. University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

2005-2007, Research Fellow, Department of Physics, National University of Singapore, Singapore

2007-2008, Research Fellow, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

2008-present, Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering, South China University of technology, Guangzhou, China

2010.01-2010.03, Visiting Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore