Dr. Song Liu

Professor, P.ENG, Department of Biosystems Engineering, University of Manitoba                                                                     Degrees:
  • Ph.D. Fiber and Polymer Science (University of California, Davis)
  • M.E. Textile Chemistry (China Textile University)
Research Interests: The current research program in my laboratory focuses on
  1. The development of novel surface engineering techniques for chemically inert semicrystalline polymers;
  2. The development of new biocidal and biocompatible materials;
  3. Micro- and nano-encapsulation of bioactive agents for their targeted and controlled delivery.
Research Grants:
  • NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada) Discovery
  • Supplement fund from NSERC for enhancing the Discovery Grants of early career researchers (ECRs)
  • CHRP operating grant (Collaborative Health Research Projects ---jointly funded by NSERC and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR))
  • NSERC Engage Grant
  • CFI (Canada Foundation for Innovation)
  • MHRC (Manitoba Health Research Council) Establishment and Operating Grants
  • The Dr. Paul H.T. Thorlakson Foundation Fund
  • MMSF (Manitoba Medical Service Foundation)
  • UCRP (University Collaborative Research Program)
  • URGP (University Research Grant Program)
  • Faculty of Human Ecology Startup funds
  ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0301-9535ResearcherID: E-1404-2011


Quin Litke

M.Sc. student (Biosystem Engineering)

Mahamuda Sultana

M.Sc. student (Biosystem Engineering)

Farinaz Jonidi Shariatzadeh

Ph.D. Student (Biomedical Engineering)

Sarah Currie

Lab Technician

Changning Yu

Ph.D. Student (Biomedical Engineering)

Lucy Wang

Master Student (Biosystem Engineering)


Alan Jesús Cortés de la Torre

Mitacs Summer Student

José Luis Medina Quintana

Mitacs Summer Student

Ms. Jie Li

M.Sc. Student

Group Photo

From Left to right, Dr. Lingdong Li (PDF), Dr. Minghua Wu (Visiting Professor), Ms. Jiang Li (M.Sc.), Ms. Tianyun Pu (M.Sc.), Mr. Abhilash Kulkarni (M.Sc.), Mr. Wei He

Mr. Wei Li

M.Sc. Student

Dr. Shivkumar Ghugare

Postdoctoral Fellow (completed)

Ms. Melinda Guo

(Honour Program Student, completed)

Mr. Dennis Joseph

(Lab Technician, completed)

Ms. Chenxi Ning

(M.Sc. student with Manitoba Graduate Scholarship, graduated)

Mr. Seung-il Kim

Ph.D. student

Mr. Tarik Leylek

(Research Assistant)

Ms. Sedigheh Nazaripour

M.Sc. student (Chemistry)

Ms. Rajbir Kaur

(M.Sc. student with U of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship, 2014-)

Mr. Zahid Rahman

(M.Sc. student with U of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship, 2013-)

Ms. Sogol Asghari

M.Sc. student (Textile Sciences)

Dr. Hakim Rahma

Postdoctoral Fellow

Mr. Sadegh Ghanbar

Ph.D. Student (Chemistry)

Mr. Mohammad Reza Kazemian

Lab Technician

Dr. Hardev Singh Virdi

Research Assistant