International science journal selects HBKU senior scientist
03 Dec 2017 – 11:28
Dr Zhaoyang Liu, senior scientist at HBKU Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI) during research works.
Dr Zhaoyang Liu, senior scientist at Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU) Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI), was selected for the editorial board for Scientific Reports – part of Nature, the prestigious international journal. This achievement further bolsters HBKU’s sterling reputation as a committed backer of developing and enriching innovative research in the sciences.
Scientific Reports is a publication geared towards a global audience of researchers and professionals with diverse backgrounds. It includes the latest research conducted across a multitude of fields, including the environment, energy, medicine, physics, chemistry and many more. Dr. Liu joins reputed academics and scholars from a myriad of scientific disciplines, around the world, publishing high-caliber primary research on the natural and clinical sciences.
Dr Liu said, “As members of a prestigious publication’s editorial board, we are entrusted with the responsibility to ensure that research papers being published are entirely accurate, factual and of the highest quality. I am extremely proud to represent HBKU on the international stage as a steward of knowledge in my role with Scientific Reports. A robust peer review process is the core foundation upon which any scientific community relies to validate research results. This guides future cutting-edge research in the field and creates a positive cycle that leads to further advances in science and technology.”
Since joining QEERI in 2014, Dr. Liu, and his team, have been conducting advanced research, to find solutions to address Qatar’s water security grand challenge. He currently leads the pillar of water process development and optimization, as part of the Water Security Research Portfolio.