Exploring Earth's interior

Lijun Liu is revising our theories behind volcanoes, earthquakes, and plate tectonics

Date

08/23/19
Lijun Liu, professor of geology and GeoThrust Professorial Scholar.

Anyone who thinks space is the final frontier should familiarize themselves with the research of Lijun Liu, professor of geology and a GeoThrust Professorial Scholar at the University of Illinois. He knows that there’s a lot we don’t understand right beneath our own feet, in terms of the geodynamics of Earth’s interior. Liu’s insights, with help from high-performance computers, are redefining what we know about plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, and more.

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