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Jingqiu Liao

Assistant Professor

Jingqiu Liao

Jingqiu  Liao, Assistant Professor

403 Durham Hall,
Blacksburg, VA, USA 24061

Program Area : Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
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Areas of Interest

Environmental microbiomes
Environmental surveillance of foodborne pathogens and antimicrobial resistance
Ecosystem sustainability
Microbial ecology and evolution.

  • B.S., Ecology, University of Science & Technology Beijing, 2011
  • M.S., Environmental Science, Peking University, 2014
  • Ph.D. Exchange Student, Environmental Engineering, MIT, Fall 2019
  • Ph.D., Microbiology (minors in Genomics and Soil Science), Cornell University, 2020
  • Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2022-present
  • Postdoctoral scientist, Systems Biology, Columbia University Irving Medical School, 2020-2022
  • Research assistant, Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Peking University, 2014-2015