Benyuan Liu


Department of Computer Science
University of Massachusetts Lowell
Phone: (978) 934-2425 Fax: (978) 934-3551

Short Bio

Dr. Benyuan Liu has been a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts Lowell since 2004. He received his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Prior to that, he received his B.S. degree in physics from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) and M.S. degree in physics from Yale University.

Dr. Liu's main research interests are in the area of application, design and performance analysis of mobile computing, data mining and computer networking technologies. Using a mix of theoretical and experimental approaches, he seeks a fundamental understanding of the performance limits and efficient protocol design of new and emerging computing and networking technologies. His research has been published in premium computer science conferences and journals, and has been widely reported by major news media, including MIT Technology Review, Wired, etc. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institutes of Health (NIH), DARPA, and Microsoft Research. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award.

Dr. Liu served as program co-chair of International Performance Computing and Communications Conference (IPCCC) 2016, International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Applications, and Systems (WASA) 2009, Demo/Posters co-chair of Infocom 2010, track co-chair of International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS) 2016, IEEE ICCCN 2008, and program committee member of numerous computer networking conferences such as IEEE Infocom, ICDCS, and SECON. He is the lead guest editor of a special issue of EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, 2009.