Bin Liu received his B.Eng. with 1st Class Honours (2002) and M.Eng. (2004) in chemical engineering from the National University of Singapore and Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Minnesota (2011). Following this, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher (2011-2012) in the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley. He joined School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (SCBE) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in June 2012 as an Assistant Professor, and then was promoted to an Associate Professor in March 2017.