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Yunling Liu

Research Scientists
​Research Scientist

Research Interests

Design and synthesis of novel metal-organic frameworks, design and synthesis of zeolite-like metal-organic frameworks, organic and inorganic synthesis, X-ray crystallography and evaluation of bulk properties of these materials.

Selected Publications

  • Shuang Wang, Tingting Zhao, Guanghua Li, Lukasz Wojtas, Qisheng Huo, Mohamed Eddaoudi*, Yunling Liu*, “From Metal−Organic Squares to Porous Zeolite-like Supramolecular Assemblies” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132 (51), 18038-18041.
  • Yunling Liu, Victor Ch. Kravtsov, Mohamed Eddaoud, “Template-Directed Assembly of Zeolite-like Metal–Organic Frameworks (ZMOFs): A usf-ZMOF with an Unprecedented Zeolite Topology”. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 8446-8449.
  • Yunling Liu, Jarrod F. Eubank, Amy Cairns, Juergen Eckert, Victor Ch. Kravtsov, Ryan Luebke, Mohamed Eddaoud, “Assembly of Metal-Organic Frameworks Based on Indium Trimer Building Blocks: A novel Porous MOF with soc Topology and High Hydrogen Storage”. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46(18), 3278-3283.
  • Yunling Liu, Victor Ch. Kravtsov, Randy Larsen, Mohamed Eddaoudi, “Molecular building blocks approach to the assembly of zeolite-like metal–organic frameworks (ZMOFs) with extra-large cavities”. Chem. Commun., 2006, 1488–1490.
  • Yunling Liu, Victor. Ch. Kravtsov, Derek A. Beauchamp, Jarrod F. Eubank, Mohamed Eddaoudi, “4-Connected Metal-Organic Assemblies Mediated via Heterochelation and Bridging of Single Metal Ions: Kagomé Lattice and the M6L12 Octahedron”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127(20), 7266-7277.
  • Yunling Liu, Victor Kravtsov, Rosa D. Walsh, Pankaj Poddar, Hariharan Srikanth, Mohamed Eddaoudi, “Directed assembly of metal–organic cubes from deliberately predesigned molecular building blocks”. Chem. Commun., 2004, 2806-2807.


  • 2003-2005 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of South Florida, USA
  • 1997-2000 Doctorate, Department of Chemistry, Jilin University, P. R. China