About Soflya Bliu
My name is Sophia B. Liu but I like to call myself Bliu, as its homophone is blue…BlueVelvet…the color of my hair…the color I have fallen in love with for the last decade.
I was recently awarded a Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellowship with the U.S. Geological Survey, where I am conducting research on how to integrate official and crowdsourced geographic information during crises like earthquakes. I was a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellow that recently received my Ph.D. at University of Colorado at Boulder (CU) in an interdisciplinary program called Technology, Media and Society at the Alliance for Technology, Learning and Society (ATLAS) Institute. M