Yan Liu

Computational Scientist

Yan Liu (academically, a.k.a. Yan Y. Liu) is Computational Scientist at the Computational Urban Sciences Group (CUSG) in the Computational Science and Engineering Division (CSED) at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). He joined ORNL in 2019 to pursue R&D interests in high-performance scalable geocomputation. He obtained his PhD in Informatics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), M.CS from the University of Iowa, and B.S. and M.E. from Wuhan University. He was Senior Research Programmer at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign from 2014 to 2019. He was scientific computing scientist for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Extreme Science & Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) and its predecessor TeraGrid from 2007--2018.