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Dr. Liu is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Hong Kong Baptist University and the Associate Director of the Health Informatics Center. He received his B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees in Automation from National University of Defense Technology in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He received the Ph.D. degree in Computing from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2011. During Feb.-Aug. 2010, he was a Visiting Scholar in the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. Between 2011 and 2012, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Statistics at Yale University. Dr. Liu's research interests include artificial intelligence, machine learning, applied mathematics, as well as their applications in high-dimensional/heterogeneous data analytics, computational epidemiology, and infectious disease modeling. He has published more than 80 peer-reviewed papers in reputable venues, including the top journals such as The Lancet Discovery Science, T-NNLS, T-Cyber, T-IP, T-AC, T-AMD, T-IST, PR, and NeuroImage, as well as top conferences such as AAAI, IJCAI, SIGIR, and ACMMM.

Research Interests

  • Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition
  • Dimensionality Reduction, Subspace Learning
  • Multi-way/Multi-view/Multi-label/Multi-task Learning
  • Computational Epidemiology, Infectious Disease Modeling

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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