He is known for his pioneering work in synthesizing glycoproteins and glycoengineering antibodies to fight disease.
The lab led by Physics Professor Howard Milchberg, will receive an annual award for three years to fund laser lab research staff, postdocs and graduate students.
Nominated by students, the Thelma M. Williams Advisor of the Year Award honors a faculty or staff member who performs the service of advising undergraduate students in the college.
The funding supports efforts to provide a comprehensive and fundamental understanding of provable robustness in dynamic and adaptive learning setups, leading to practically useful methods with theoretical guarantees.
Liu's work explores new abstractions, techniques and tools to democratize the creation of interactive data visualizations.