Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDyson School of Design Engineering

Research Associate







10-12 Prince's GardensSouth Kensington Campus





Dr. Xinhua Liu is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Imperial College London in the Dyson School of Design Engineering and member of the Electrochemical Science and Engineering group.

Her research activities include:

- Additive manufacturing for energy applications, including 3D printed structural energy devices and nanofiber based flexible energy devices

- Material science, including polymer materials (ionogel and hydrogel electrolytes, binder for lithium batteries), exfoliated 2D materials (TMD and MXene) and nanofiber composite materials

- DTV diagnose method and modelling for lithium-ion batteries

- Supercapacitors and actuators



, Development of soft manipulator based on ionogel, Chinese Science Bulletin, ISSN:0023-074X

Chen X, Liu X, Childs P, et al., 2017, A Low Cost Desktop Electrochemical Metal 3D Printer, Advanced Materials Technologies, ISSN:2365-709X, Pages:1700148-1700148

Liu X, Wu B, Brandon N, et al., 2017, Tough Ionogel-in-Mask Hybrid Gel Electrolytes in Supercapacitors with Durable Pressure and Thermal Tolerances, Energy Technology, Vol:5, ISSN:2194-4288, Pages:220-224

Wang Z, He B, Liu X, et al., 2017, Development and modeling of a new ionogel based actuator, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol:28, ISSN:1045-389X, Pages:2036-2050


Liu X, Rhodri Jervis, Robert C. Maher, et al., 3D Printed Structural Pseudocapacitors - a Multi-Scale X-Ray Tomography Study, ECS

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