Dr. Mary Yueh-Ping Liaw has taught physics at North Central College since 1980. Professor Liaw has served the College by often chairing the Physics department and as coordinator of the Three-Two Engineering Program, as well as multiple positions on many faculty committees. Dr. Liaw's professional research interest specifically is lightning, a subject on which she has published many research papers. Professor Liaw has repeatedly worked with Argonne National Laboratory in the course of her research and, in fact, is a Scientist-in-Residence with Argonne's Environmental Research Division.