Dr. Youmei Liu works in the Division of Educational Technology and University Outreach at the University of Houston. She develops online teaching and instructional technology resources, and provides professional consultation related to quality course design and effective integration of instructional technology. She conducts research and currently is in charge of several major campus-wide research projects of evaluating instructional technologies, such as mobile devices used in instructional delivery, assessment application to improve student learning outcomes, and classroom performance system to enhance teaching effectiveness.
She has published broadly in different areas related to instructional technology integration and distance education. Her research interests cover faculty development, academic assessment, instructional technology evaluation, cross-cultural online learning, development of learning communities, and the integration of instructional technology in teaching and learning.