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Professor Jiming Liu is Chair Professor in Computer Science (2010-present), and Dean of Faculty of Science (2021-present).  He has served HKBU as Associate Vice-President (Research) (2017-2019), Acting Dean of Science (2015-2017), Associate Dean (Research) (2011-2017), and Head of Computer Science Department (2003-2011).  Professor Liu’s scholarly work has spanned multiple research fields, including: AI, Autonomous Multi-agent Systems, Machine Learning, Complex Systems, and Computational Epidemiology.  He was named a Fellow of IEEE (2011-present) for his pioneering contributions in Autonomy-Oriented Computing (AOC) and Web Intelligence (WI).  Over the past decade, Professor Liu has led AI and data science-enabled transformation in disease surveillance and response.  Working together with the national and local Chinese Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC), he and his research team have played a pivotal role in China’s malaria elimination journey, a major milestone in global health.  

刘际明现任中国香港浸会大学(Hong Kong Baptist University)理学院院长,计算机科学讲席教授,曾任浸会大学协理副校长(科研)和计算机科学系系主任。刘教授在加拿大麦吉尔大学(McGill University)获得电机工程(机器人专业)博士学位。由于刘教授在网络智能(Web Intelligence)及面向自治的计算 (Autonomy-Oriented Computing) 领域的突出贡献,2011年被选为电气电子工程师学会会士 (IEEE Fellow)。2017年刘际明教授荣获中国人工智能学会(Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence, CAAI)颁发的吴文俊人工智能科学技术奖。刘教授的研究重点是:1)数据驱动的复杂系统建模;2)计算认识论;机器学习和人工智能的新范式;3) 复杂网络结构与动力学;网络智能;4) 面向自治的计算;5) 人工智能与疾病控制;计算及系统流行病学。

Research Interests

1.    AI & Machine Learning

2.    Big Data Analytics & Complex Systems Modeling

3.    Complex Network Structure & Dynamics; Future Web Intelligence (WI)

4.    Multi-Agent Autonomy-Oriented Computing (AOC)

5.    AI for Social Good / Disease ControlComputational Epidemiology

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 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Robots and Intelligent Systems, McGill University (Montreal)

Award Date: 20 Jan 1994


  • Q Science (General)
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Autonomous Multi-agent Systems
  • Complex Systems
  • Disease Control & Prevention
  • One Health


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