As of February 2017, Matthew W. Liberatore is in his second year as an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Toledo. He earned a B.S. degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, all in chemical engineering. From 2005 to 2015, he served on the faculty at the Colorado School of Mines. His current research involves the rheology of complex fluids and materials, specifically polymers, colloids, and energy-related systems. His teaching interests include developing problems based on YouTube videos, active learning, and interactive textbooks. His website includes links to hundreds of student-selected YouTube videos and his publications.