Liz joined the CNERC in September 2017 as a PhD student in PolyU. Her research interests include hysteretic behaviour and cyclic plastic modelling of high strength steel materials. Liz received her MSc degree from PolyU and BEng degree from HQU (Huaqiao University) in China, both in Civil Engineering. Currently she is working on modelling of S690 steel materials under cyclic loadings. In her spare time, Liz is a running enthusiast and a piano amateur.