Xuhua (Roy) Liu has been an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga since August 2012, when he obtained a PhD degree in mathematics from Auburn University. Before starting doctoral study at Auburn, Dr. Liu finished his undergraduate study at Dalian University of Technology (top 30 in China) in July 2007. 

Dr. Liu likes teaching and conducting research. His favorite courses at UTC are linear algebra, abstract algebra, topology, analysis and calculus. His research interests include matrix theory and Lie theory.