Prof. Haitao Liu has been selected to receive a 2017 Chancellor's Distinguished Research Award in the Junior Scholar category. This Award annually recognizes outstanding scholarly accomplishments of members of the University of Pittsburgh's faculty. Awardees have demonstrated great potential as scholars and have achieved international standing. The Award consists of a cash prize and a grant for the support of his research. Haitao will be publicly recognized in the Pitt Chronicle and at the 2017 Honors Convocation.