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Supervisor of Doctorate Candidates
Supervisor of Master's Candidates
Main positions:1. Instructor of the "Talent Program" of the Chinese Ministry of Education and the China Association for Science and Technology 2. Specially appointed expert of Hunan Overseas Chinese Federation 3. "Optics" ， editorial board 4. Member of American Physical Society, American Society of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Chemical Society, Royal Society of Chemistry.
2020 elected: Provincial Top Talent
Yanping Liu(Martin) was born in Hunan, China. Dr. Liu received his Ph.D. degree in Department of Physics and Applied Physics (PAP) from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, in 2013. Currently, He is now a Professor at Central South University(CSU) in China. Before Join in CSU, he is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB). From 2011 to 2012, Dr. Liu has performed research as an International Program Associate (IPA) at Quantum Nano-Scale Magnetics Laboratory at RIKEN, located in Japan, under the executive program on Professor Yoshichika Otani. Before joining UCB, he was a Research Fellow at NTU and also a Research Scholar at Data Storage Institute of A*STAR in Singapore. His research interests include quantum and spin transport in graphene nanostructures (graphene nanomesh (2D), nanoribbon (1D), quantum dot (0D)), photonics applications in graphene and TMDC's plasmonic nanostructures. His current research focuses on spintronics and valleytronics applications in 2D layered materials and nanophotonics applications in TMDCs and emerging 2D layer materials. His research work was highlighted in Nature Asia Materials.
Dr. Liu has served on the review boards of various technical journals, including Nature Comm, ACS, ELSEVIER, RCS and AIP publishing journals. He has published and presented over 20 technical papers as a first author in international Journals and Conferences, including Nano Letters, ACS Nano, Nanoscale, Carbon, PCCP, Applied Physics Letters, Nanotechnology and New Journal of Physics etc. He received the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad in 2012. He was the recipient of the Best Poster Award by the IEEE Magnetics Society Singapore Chapter Poster Competition for Students in 2012, the Best Poster Presenter by the East Asian Postgraduate Workshop on Nanoscience and Technology in 2010, HKUST, Hong Kong, and the First Prize at the 2010 Research Scholar Poster Competition by the Data Storage Institute in Singapore. Also, he was the Vice President of the Graduate Student Club of School of Physical &Mathematical Sciences(SPMS) at NTU in Singapore from 2010 to 2011.
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