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Liu Research Group at MSU is actively looking for highly creative and motivated scientists and engineers! Prospective researchers should have a strong interest in soft material synthesis and characterization, mass and heat transfer, biomaterials, microbiology, and/or additive manufacturing. For most inquiries, Xinyue can be reached at

Xinyue Liu

Assistant Professor 

Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

Michigan State University

Postdoc in Mechanical Engineering, MIT, 2022-2023

Ph.D.  in Mechanical Engineering, MIT, 2015-2021

B.S.  in Polymer Science & Engineering, Sichuan University, 2011-2015

Office: 3516 Engineering Building


Yijie Cheng

Ph.D. Student

M.S. in Chemical Engineering, Nankai University, 2020-2023 

Research interest: Energy and mass transport in hydrogels

Lab: B212 Anthony Hall


Yuchen Bian

Undergraduate Researcher

B.S. in Botany, Michigan State University, 2023-Present

Research interest: Algae and plants

Lab: B212 Anthony Hall