Dr. Liu studied Chemical Engineering at Dalian University of Technology, China, graduated with BS and MS degree in 1985 and 1988 respectively. He then joined the College of Chemical Engineering at East China University of Science of Technology as an Assistant Professor and worked for six years before going to US for pursuing advanced study. He received his PhD degree in 1998 from Oklahoma State University, and then worked in industries (in US companies like Chevron) for more than 12 years before returned to China and became a Professor at Xiamen University in 2010. Dr. Liu’s research areas include Biomass & Bioenergy, Hydrogen Production & Fuel Cells, and Environmental Catalysis. He has published more than 60 research papers, and holds 10 US patents and more than 20 Chinese Patents.