College of Staten Island
 The City University of New York
  Charles Liu
Associate Professor
Engineering Science and Physics

Charles Liu
Associate Professor

Office : Building 4N Room 210
Phone : 718.982.2817
Fax : 718.982.2830

Degrees :
PhD, University of Arizona
AB, Harvard University

Biography / Academic Interests :
Charles Liu is an extragalactic observational astronomer.His research focuses on colliding galaxies, starburst galaxies, and the star formation history of the universe; and it also wanders into the realm of quasars and active galactic nuclei.He also has a great love of teaching informal as well as formal and he feels a great need to help make the scientific community a better place for all people who wish to be a part of it.He currently serves as faculty director of the Macaulay Honors College and The Verrazano School at CSI, and as Education Officer and Councilor of the American Astronomical Society.

A description of some of his work at CUNY and CSI can be found at these links:

Scholarship / Publications :
Please visit Professor Lius website for more details; thank you!

One recent book: Liu, Charles. The Handy Astronomy Answer Book, 3rd edition (2014), Detroit, Visible Ink Press.359 pp.

One recent paper: Fiorenza, S. L., Takeuchi, T. T., Malek, K. E., & Liu, C. T. (2014), The Astrophysical Journal, 784, 140. "Evolutionary Paths Along The BPT Diagram For Luminous and Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxies."

One less recent paper: Liu, C., et al. (2007), The Astrophysical Journal, 658, 249. G515, Revisited. I. Stellar Populations and Evidence of Nuclear Activity in A Luminous E+A Galaxy.

Last Updated: 11.23.2015