Hello! Zhongxiu Aurora Liu passionately researches data-driven educational technologies and analytical methods to understand, model, predict and improve human learning. While pursuing a PhD degree at NC State Computer Science Department, Aurora has authored several journal and conference publications under the advice of Dr. Tiffany Barnes. Aurora is a cat owner, an amatuer fashion blogger, and a travel enthusiast. Aurora cares about gender equality, and the inclusiveness in computer science and STEM Education.