LIOU, K(uo-)N(an). Taiwanese, b. 1943. Genres: Meteorology/Atmospheric sciences. Career: Columbia University, NYC, research associate at Goddard Institute for Space Studies, 1970-72; University of Washington, Seattle, assistant professor, 1972-74; University of Utah, Salt Lake City, associate professor, 1975-80, professor of meteorology, 1980-, research professor, 1992-, adjunct professor of geology and geophysics, 1992-, director of Center for Atmospheric and Remote Sounding Studies, 1987-. National Center for Atmospheric Research, visiting scientist, 1975-76; National Aeronautics and Space Administration, visiting scientist at Ames Research Center, 1980-81. University of California, Los Angeles, visiting professor, 1981; Harvard University, visiting scholar, 1985; Peking University, visiting professor, 1989-; International Radiation Commission, member, 1992; Inner Mongolia Grassland Surface-Atmosphere Experiment, chairperson, 1992-. Consultant to White Sands Missile Range, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Army Atmospheric Sciences Laboratory. Publications: An Introduction to Atmospheric Radiation, 1980; (ed.) Atmospheric Radiation: Progress and Prospects, 1987; Radiation and Cloud Processes in the Atmosphere: Theory, Observation, and Modeling (monograph), 1992. Contributor to scientific journals. Address: Department of Meteorology, Center for Atmospheric and Remote Sounding Studies, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, U.S.A.