Zhuo Liu

Graduate Student


Zhuo Liu is a graduate student in the Nuclear Science and Engineering Department working at the Plasma Science and Fusion Center in Loureiro group. His research involves theory and simulation of plasma physics. He is currently focusing on plasma turbulence and its relation to the onset of magnetic reconnection. Before coming to MIT, he received bachelor of science in physics and minor in computer science at Peking University in China.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 2020-present
Graduate student         

Peking University 2015-2019
Bachelors of Science in Physics, Minor in Computer Science

Awards & honors

Excellent Graduate, Peking University, 2019
Wei Ming Physicist Award, School of Physics, Peking University, 2019
Visiting Scholar Scholarship, China Scholarship Council, 2018
May 4th Scholarship, Peking University, 2016
Merit Student, Peking University, Peking University, 2016

Work experience

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory 2018.6-2018.8
Research Engineer

University of California, Irvine 2017.9-2018.2
Research Assistant