Lijia Liu is a Computer Science & Computer Engineering major at Case Western Reserve University. After graduation in August 2013, she will be pursuing her PhD in Computer Science at UT Austin. She will be studying the field of Artificial Intelligence.

Fluent in both Mandarin and English, she has attended universities in China and the US.  From 2008- 2011, she attended Hebei University of Technology (HUT) in Tianjin China, studying the field of Software Engineering. There is a 2+2 dual degree program between CWRU and HUT, so she transferred to Case in Fall 2011.

Lijia's current research projects are in software development. She is working with Professor Roger French 's SDLE Lab to develop a new version of Gecko Hamaker.   She plans to continue working on its development through the summer.  Previously, she did summer research with Professor David Gurarie programming a math model entitled "Mathematical Modeling of Human Physiology for Glycaemia Control of Diabetic Application".

She is involved with the academic community as a Peer Tutor for the past two semesters. Lijia tutored in the subjects of Computer Architecture, Digital System Design, and Principles of Chemistry for Engineers.