Karen Ka Yan Liu, PhD
Karen Liu, PhD, is the product manager for Bonar Xeroflor GmbH. She has been conducting green roof research since 2000 when she was a research officer at the National Research Council in Ottawa and led the green roof research team at British Columbia Institute of Technology in Vancouver. Liu established the first North American field facility dedicated to green roof research and conducted several field studies across Canada to study the climate sensitivity of the technology. She now focuses her work on product development at Xeroflor. Liu has been awarded CSC’s F. Ross Browne Award for a previous piece in Construction Canada.