Yu Liu has been appointed assistant professor of electrical & computer engineering at Clarkson University.
He received both his bachelor of science degree in communication engineering and his master of science in power system and automation from Sichuan University in China. He received his Ph.D. in electrical & computer engineering from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Before coming to Clarkson, Liu was a research scientist at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) where, sponsored by the funding of Federal Science & Technology Program of the Government of Canada, he worked in the field of computer architecture, high performance computing, wireless sensor network, embedded and real-time systems, and their interdisciplinary research with the nuclear science. At the same time, he provided academic advice regarding the research of graduate and undergraduate co-op students in Canada.
Prior to that, Liu was a software developer for IBM in Markham, Ontario. He developed grid computing, big data and high-performance computing solutions for data-intensive computing, job management, and scheduling. In addition, Liu was a senior software engineer for Motorola in Chengdu, China. He worked on the two-way radio embedded software development and software engineering process optimization.
He has 15 years of professional experience with different OS based software development, and project management in different industry sectors (e.g., Motorola, IBM) as well as experience teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in computer engineering.
Liu has written extensively for professional journals as well as conference and workshop papers.