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Dr Suyu Liu

Research Associate

Office Phone: 01223 (3)37118


Dr Suyu Liu’s research at the centre mainly focuses on digital twins, smart cities, stakeholder engagement and sample case studies. In particular, Suyu focuses on a people-centred approach in developing smart cities, and this multi-disciplinary method links essential expertise and knowledge via the core objectives of developing smart cities.

Suyu's diverse research interest include manufacturing (especially Industry 4.0 and the transition of food and beverage manufacturing), agri-business, employment creation, as well as green and sustainable development under UN SDGs. Having worked studied in both China and Europe, his international and intercultural background also contributes to his research, especially in conducting qualitative and quantitative fieldwork,