Zhen Liu, Associate editor
Nanjing University, China
Zhen Liu is Distinguished Professor at Nanjing University, China. He obtained his PhD from Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Academy of Sciences of China in 1998. After post-doctoral training at Hyogo University (former Himeji Institute of Technology) in Japan as a JPSP scholar (2000-2002) and at the University of Waterloo in Canada (2002-2005), he joined Nanjing University as a Full Professor in 2005. He was appointed as Adjunct Professor at the University of Waterloo (2011-2014). He was awarded the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars (2014). His research interests include separation science, affinity materials, molecular imprinting, bioassays, single cell analysis, hyphenated analytical approaches, and nanomaterials for cancer therapy. He is particularly interested in integrating multidisciplinary knowledge, expertise and skills to overcome challenges in life science, such as disease diagnosis and cancer therapy. He holds 12 patents, and has authored and co-authored more than 130 peer-reviewed papers, 2 books and 7 book chapters. His h-index is 40 (Google scholar). He is an Editorial Board member of Analytical Methods and an Advisory Board member of Analytica Chimica Acta, Electrophoresis, Separation Science Plus, Chinese Science Bulletin, Chinese Journal of Mass Spectrometry and Chinese Journal of Chromatography. He also serves as an executive council member of Chinese Mass Spectrometry Society and a board member of the Society for Molecular Imprinting.