Lirong Liu is a Senior Lecturer at University of Surrey. She is also appointed as AI Fellow at Surrey Institute for People-Centred Artificial Intelligence and Fellow at Institute for Sustainability.
Lirong’s research focuses on development and application of interdisciplinary models in environmental-energy-economic systems for supporting climate change mitigation. She has recognized expertise in innovatively integrating methodologies at different scales to address scientific issues with consideration of conflicting environmental, social and economic objectives.
Lirong is also working on the Horizon Europe project ‘Wellbeing, inclusion, sustainability and the economy’, leading the sustainable wellbeing economy research. She is Co-I of the ‘Soilless cultivation for rapid bioenergy feedstock production’ project on socio-economic impacts assessment. She is involved in the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) and Network+ Decarbonisation of Heating and Cooling (H+C Network) by leading flexible funds.