Zhu Liu is the Giorgio Ruffolo Research Fellow in the Sustainability Science Program and the Energy Technology Innovation Policy project, a joint project of the Science Technology and Public Policy Program and the Environment and Natural Resources Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs of Harvard Kennedy School. He is also the Research Fellow of Applied Physics at Resnick Sustainability Institute, California Institute of Technology and the Assistant Professor of Climate Change and Sustainability at Tyndall°Centre for Climate Change Research, University of East Anglia.
His research focuses on global sustainability and the assessment of the human impacts on the earth system in terms of greenhouse gas emissions. He hold Ph.D. in Ecology from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (2013) with joint training by University of Cambridge (2012).
Zhu have authored about 40 academic publications in Nature, Nature Climate Change, PNAS and other professional journals(See Google citation page). Zhu’s research has also been covered by 300+ international media outlets including by Nature, Science, New York Times, BBC, and CNN, and has been cited by policy stakeholders as scientific basis for environmental policies.