Jiayuan Liu

About Jiayuan Liu

Jiayuan (“JY-yan”) joined SME’s Product Stewardship team in 2021 and is based in the greater Chicago area.

She is an innovative and analytical leader with over 15 years of professional experience supporting international clients with research, testing, scientific justification, and problem-solving to meet product regulatory compliance. She is an experienced, organized, and methodical project manager with extensive knowledge of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and global food contact regulatory requirements relevant to the food and pharmaceutical industries. She also has in-depth knowledge and expertise in food packaging Sustainability and Compostability certification criteria.

Jiayuan’s work at SME focuses on understanding each client’s specific challenges and developing high-quality, practical solutions that combine advanced science with common sense. Her professional background encompasses in-depth expertise and experience in analytical laboratory testing and methodology for product safety, regulatory compliance, and Good Manufacturing Practices as it relates throughout food and beverage, dietary supplement, and cosmetics supply chains.

Jiayuan holds a master’s degree in Pharmacognosy (Natural Products Chemistry) from the University of Rhode Island and a bachelor’s degree in Chinese Pharmacology from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine.

She is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese. In her free time, she enjoys reading, listening to music, hiking, and bicycling.

Email Jiayuan: jiayuan.liu *at* sme-engineers.com