Rui Liu

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Associate Professor;


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Address: #29, Wangjiang Road, Wuhou District, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China, 610064


Academic Experiences

Rui Liu joined the faculty of the College of Chemistry in Sichuan University as an associate professor of analytical chemistry in 2016. He received his B. S. and Ph. D. degree from Sichuan University in Applied Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry, respectively. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Chemistry in Tsinghua University. He was a Research Scientist in Sinochem and an associate professor of Chengdu University of Technology. He worked one year in National Research Council Canada, supported by a joint training program of China Scholarship Council.

Research Interests

Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICPMS)-based bioanalytical methods

Clinical analytical chemistry and biosensors

Environmental analytical chemistry


Honors and Awards

2017  China Association for Instrumental Analysis Award (First Class, 2nd Researcher)

2017  Chengdu City Award for Natural Sciences (2nd Researcher)

2013  Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award of Sichuan Province

“Element tagging and ICPMS detection-based new strategies for protein quantification”

2010  China Association for Instrumental Analysis Award (Second Class, 7th Researcher)


Professional Services

Member, Analytical Spectroscopy Expert Committee of Sichuan Province, Since 2015

Awarded Member, American Chemical Society, Since 2015

Member, Chinese Chemical Society, Since 2012

Editorial Board, International Journal of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, Since 2015

Guest Research Officer, State Key Laboratory of Geohazard Prevention and Geoenvironment Protection, Since 2014

Evaluation Expert Panel, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (PHC10 of Horizon 2020), Since 2014

Selected Publications

1. Rui Liu, Shixi Zhang, Zhi Xing, Sichun Zhang, Xinrong Zhang*. Accounts of Chemical Research2016, 49, 775-783. Cover Story

2. Rui Liu, Peng Wu, Xiandeng Hou, Lu Yang, Yi Lv*, Mass Spectrometry Reviews2014, 33, 373-393.

3. Rui Liu, Chaoqun Wang, Yuming Xu, Jianyu Hu, Dongyan Deng, Yi Lv*, Analytical Chemistry2017, 89, 13269-13274.

4. Liqian Wu, Lichun Zhang, Mingxia Sun, Rui Liu*, Lingzhu Yu, Yi Lv*, Analytical Chemistry2017, 89, 13666-13672.

5. Rui Liu, Xiandeng Hou, Yi Lv, Margaret McCooeye, Lu Yang*, Zoltán Mester. Analytical Chemistry2013, 85, 4087-4093.

6. Rui Liu, Yi Lv, Xiandeng Hou, Zoltán Mester, Lu Yang*. Analytical Chemistry2012, 84, 2769-2775.

7. Rui Liu, Xing Liu, Yurong Tang, Li Wu, Xiandeng Hou, Yi Lv*. Analytical Chemistry2011, 83, 2330-2336.

8. Zixuan Zhan, Rui Liu, Li Chai, Qiuyan Li, Kexin Zhang, Yi Lv*, Analytical Chemistry2017, 89, 9544-9551.

9. Jianyu Hu, Dongyan Deng, Rui Liu, Yi Lv*, Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry2018, 33, 57-67. (Cover Story

10. Peng Wu, Rui Liu, Harald Berndt, Yi Lv, Xiandeng Hou*. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry2008, 23, 37-42 Cover Story 

11. Bobin Xu, Yingying Su, Li Li, Rui Liu, Yi Lv*, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical2017, 246, 380-388.

12. Shixi Zhang, Rui Liu, Zhi Xing, Sichun Zhang, Xinrong Zhang, Chemical Communications2016, 52, 14310-14313.

13. Xuemei Xu, Ying Gao, Shixi Zhang, Xiaorong Hu*, Rui Liu*Microchemical Journal2016, 126, 302-306.

14. Yuming Xu, Ying Gao, Xin Zhao, Xuemei Xu, Weiwei Zhou, Yu Liu, Chongying Li*, Rui Liu*Microchemical Journal2016, 126, 1-6.

15. Ying Gao, Zeming Shi, Qinxia Zong, Peng Wu, Jing Su, Rui Liu*. Analytica Chimica Acta2014, 812, 6-11.

16. Yong He, Yuyu Zhang, Chao Wei, Chongying Li, Ying Gao, Rui Liu*. Applied Spectroscopy Reviews2014, 49, 492-512.

17. Rui Liu, Yue Zhang, Shuyue Zhang, Wei Qiu, Ying Gao*. Applied Spectroscopy Reviews2014, 49. 121-138.

18. Wei Qiu, Yue Zhang, Yuming Xu, Su Qingping, Rui Liu*, Chongying Li*. Atomic Spectroscopy2014, 35, 260-264.

19. Rui Liu, Mo Xu, Zeming Shi, Jiayun Zhang, Ying Gao*, Lu Yang*. Talanta2013, 117. 371–375.

20. Xuemei Xu, Rui Liu*, Chao Wei, Wei Qiu, Ying Gao. Atomic Spectroscopy2013, 34. 238-243.

21. Ying Gao, Rui Liu, Lu Yang*. Chinese Science Bulletin2013, 58, 1980-1991.

22. Chenghui Li, Rui Liu, Yi Lv, Xiandeng Hou*, Peng Wu*. Chinese Science Bulletin2013, 58, 2017-2026.

23. Xing Liu, Rui Liu, Yurong Tang, Lan Wu, Chengbin Zheng, Xiandeng Hou, Yi Lv*. Analyst2012, 137, 1473-1480.

24. Ying Gao*, Xiuhong Peng, Zeming Shi, Xiaofeng Xia, Furong Yue, Rui LiuAtomic Spectroscopy2012, 33, 73-77.

25. Yurong Tang, Xue Jiao, Rui Liu, Li Wu, Lan Wu, Xiandeng Hou, Yi Lv*. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry2011, 26, 2493-2499.

26. Rui Liu, Zhi Xing, Yi Lv, Sichun Zhang, Xinrong Zhang*. Talanta2010, 83. 48-54.

27. Yang Fangwen, Rui Liu, Zhiqiang Tan, Xiaodong Wen, Chengbin Zheng, Yi Lv*. Journal of Hazardous Materials2010, 183, 549-553.

28. Maoyang Xi, Rui Liu, Peng Wu, Kailai Xu, Xiandeng Hou, Yi Lv*. Microchemical Journal2010, 95, 320-325.

29. Rui Liu, Peng Wu, Maoyang Xi, Kailai Xu, Yi Lv*. Talanta2009, 78, 885-890.

30. Shenghong Hu, Rui Liu, Sichun Zhang, Zhi Huang, Zhi Xing, Xinrong Zhang*. Journal of American Society of Mass Spectrometry2009, 20, 1096-1103.

31. Peng Wu, Yunchang Zhang, Rui Liu, Yi Lv, Xiandeng Hou*. Talanta2009, 77, 1778-1782.

32. Rui Liu, Peng Wu, Kailai Xu, Yi Lv*, Xiandeng Hou*. Spectrochimica Acta Part B: Atomic Spectroscopy2008, 63, 704-709. 


Start-up Research Fund for Imported Talent of Sichuan University (YJ201649)

“Multiplex immunoassay based on metal stable isotope tagging”


National Natural Science Foundation of China (21505008)

“Preliminary study of nucleic acid sequencing by elemental mass spectrometry”


China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (Grant No. 2015T80071)

“Multiplex immunoassay for cancer biomarkers”


China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (Grant No. 2014M550704)

Nucleic acid sequencing strategy based on elemental tagging and elemental mass spectrometric detection


The Specialized Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education (Grant No. 20135122120001)

“Highly Sensitive Lateral Flow Immunoassay for Persistent Organic Pollutants”


The Open Fund of the State Key Laboratory of Oil and Gas Reservoir Geology and Exploitation

(Grant No. PLC201303) 2014.1-2015.12

“Highly Sensitive Determination of Osmium Isotopes and Its Application in Direct Dating of Hydrocarbon Deposits”