Li (Emily) Liu

Professor and Department Head, Industrial and Systems Engineering

Dr. Li (Emily) Liu is an Assistant Professor of Nuclear Engineering in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). She is the recipient of various honors and awards including a Career Campaign Award from the RAMP-UP Program of RPI (2009), a Nuclear Regulatory Commission Faculty Development Award (2008), and the Cozzarelli Prize for the article: “The Violation of the Stokes-Einstein Relation in Supercooled Water”, Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences (2006).


Ph.D. Massachusetts Instititute of Technology

Research Focus
  • Neutron Scattering
  • Dynamics of Water
  • Structure and Dynamics of Nano-Materials and Macro-Molecules
  • Radiation Damage