Yixin Liu

Yixin Liu


  • Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Connecticut
  • BS, Polymer Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University


Dr. Liu obtained her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at the University of Connecticut in 2014, focusing on nanomaterials development for chemical and biological sensing applications. Before joined MTU, she worked at ABB US Corporate Research Center for 5 years, working on industrial chemical sensor development and productization. Her current research interests lie in advanced sensing materials development, novel sensor device and integrated system design, and data driven approaches for sensing performance enhancement. Dr. Liu serves as the reviewer of several leading journals in advanced materials and sensing technologies, including Journals of Materials Chemistry A, Sensors & Actuators B: Chemical, etc. She also served as an assistant guest editor for journal [Molecules] special issue "Selective and Sensitive Detection of Biological and Chemical Species" in 2019.

Links of Interest

Faculty Website


  • CM2110 Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering I (Material and Energy Balance) (Fall 2020)

Research Interests

  • Chemical sensors and biosensors
  • Advanced sensing materials
  • Electronic noses/tongues
  • Sensor and sensor-array chemometrics/data analytics