Lingjia Liu joined the ECE faculty as an associate professor with tenure. His research focuses on signal processing, communications and networking for cyberphysical systems, and applications of deep learning.
Liu comes from the University of Kansas, where he was an associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science. He spent more than four years working with Mitsubishi Electric Research Lab and the Standards and Mobility Innovation Lab of Samsung Research America.
Liu is a senior member of IEEE, an editor for the IEEE Transactions on Communications, an editor for the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, and an associate editor for the European Association for Signal Processing Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking. He currently serves as the vice-chair of the Americas for the IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee on Green Communications and Computing.
Liu has published more than 100 papers, including two book chapters. He has made numerous technical contributions to the 4G standard and has more than 20 U.S. patents and more than 20 pending applications. His work has received the IEEE Global Communications Conference 2016 Best Paper Award, Global Samsung Best Paper Award 2010, and Global Samsung Best Paper Award 2008.
In 2011, he received the Individual Gold Medal from Samsung and was elected as one of the 2011 New Faces of Engineering by the National Engineers Week Foundation. In May 2015, he received the Miller Professional Development Award for Distinguished Research at the University of Kansas. Liu was selected as a U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research/Air Force Research Laboratory summer faculty fellow every year from 2013 to 2017.
Liu earned his B.S. in electronic engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China in 2003 and his Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from Texas A&M University in 2008.