Dr. Ning Liu received her B.S. degree in Physics from Peking University, China, in 1999 and a Ph.D. degree in Condensed Matter Physics from University of California at Irvine in 2005. Prior to joining the University of Limerick, Ireland as a lecturer in 2013, she worked as postdoctoral research fellow in UK, Canada, China, and Ireland. She has specialties in scanning probe microscopy and ultrafast spectroscopy and microscopy. Her current research interests focus on nanophotonics, plasmonics and light emitting diodes. She has published 56 journal articles, including publications in Nature nanotechnology, Nature chemistry, Nature Materials, Light:Science&Applications, Physical review letters, Advanced Materials, Nano Letters, ACS Photonics etc.

1995-1999 BS Physics PU, China / 1999-2005 PhD UC Irvine, USA