Luqiao Liu joined MIT as an assistant professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in September 2015. He received his BS in physics from Peking University and his PhD in applied physics from Cornell University. He received a graduate student fellowship and the Aravind V. Subramaniam T.L. Memorial Award from Cornell. Before joining MIT, Liu worked as a research staff member at IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center. His research is in the field of spin electronics. In particular, he focuses on nanoscale materials and devices for spin logic, non-volatile memory, and microwave applications. Liu is also a recipient of the Patent Application Achievement Award from IBM.