Dr. Zi-Kui Liu is the Dorothy Pate Enright professor in the department of Materials Science and Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University. He obtained his BS from Central South University (China), MS from University of Science and Technology Beijing (China), PhD from Royal Institute of Technology (KTH, Sweden). Dr. Liu was a research associate at University of Wisconsin-Madison and a senior research scientist at Questek Innovation, LLC. His current research activities are centered on first-principles calculations, modeling of thermodynamic, kinetic and other physical/chemical properties, and their integration in understanding defects, phase stability, phase transformations, and design of materials processing and properties.
His PSU group web site link: phases.psu.edu