Liew is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering at The Ohio State University. She holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in Civil Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University, and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from UCLA. Her research interests include permafrost and cold regions geotechnics, climate change-related geohazards, and climate-resilient and sustainable civil infrastructure.
Liew’s expertise includes numerical modeling of multiple physics fields (e.g., thermal, hydraulic, and mechanical), laboratory and field testing, seismic and sensing methods, data synthesis, and survey. She has authored over 20 refereed publications and received ten awards from departmental to international levels from her alma mater, the American Society of Civil Engineers, Deep Foundations Institute, and U.S. Permafrost Association. Her research is funded by the National Science Foundation, the Department of the Interior, and the Department of Transportation.