2020
Fellow

Mengyao Liu

Degrees:
B.S. Nanjing University (2015)
M.S. University of Florida (2017)
Astronomy

Bio:

Mengyao Liu is a graduate student in astronomy at the University of Virginia studying massive star formation. Her thesis aims to characterize massive star formation across evolution and environment. Liu received her undergraduate degree in astronomy from Nanjing University, and a master’s degree in astronomy from the University of Florida.

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