Yunhao Liu               刘云浩

 

 

Associate Professor
Postgraduate Director
Department of Computer Science
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Tel: (+852)2358-7019    Email: liu AT cse.ust.hk  Office: 3548

Ph.D.   Michigan State University
M.S.    Michigan State University
M.A. 
 Beijing Foreign Studies University
B.S.   
  Tsinghua University

Yunhao Liu received his BS degree in Automation Department from Tsinghua University, and an MA degree in Beijing Foreign Studies University, China. He received an MS and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering at Michigan State University, USA. He is a senior member of IEEE computer society, and a member of ACM.

   
 

 

 

Research Interests
     
         Sensor Network and Pervasive Computing; Peer-to-Peer Computing; Privacy and Security
Teaching
 
         Fall     2004:    COMP 362   Computer Communication Networks
         Fall     2005:    COMP 561   Computer Networks
         Fall     2005:    COMP 680F Wireless Sensor Networks
         Spring 2006:    COMP 680I  Peer-to-Peer Computing
         Fall     2006:    COMP 362   Computer Communication Networks
         Fall     2006:    COMP 680J  Self-Organizing Networks and Systems
         Fall     2007:    COMP 362  Computer Communication Networks
         Fall     2008:    COMP 362  Computer Communication Networks
         Spring 2009:    COMP 361 Computer Communication Networks
 
Refereed Publications
   Recent Journals:
  • Mo Li, and Yunhao Liu, "Rendered Path: Range-Free Localization in Anisotropic Sensor Networks with Holes", Accepted to appear at IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON).

  • Jie Lian, Yunhao Liu, K. Naik,  and Lei Chen, "Virtual Surrounding Face Geocasting with Guaranteed Message Delivery for Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks", (PDF), IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON), Vol. 17, No. 1, February 2009, Pages 200-211.

  • Yuan He and Yunhao Liu, "VOVO: VCR-Oriented Video-On-Demand in Large-Scale Peer-to-Peer Networks", IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 20, No. 4, April 2009, Pages 528-539.

  • Mo Li, and Yunhao Liu, "Underground Coal Mine Monitoring with Wireless Sensor Networks", (PDF), ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN), Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2009.

  • XiangYang Li, Ashraf Nusairat, YanWei Wu, Yong Qi, Jizhong Zhao, Xiaowen Chu, Yunhao Liu, "Joint Throughput Optimization for Wireless Mesh Networks", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Vol 8, Number 7, July 2009, Pages 895-909.

  • Hanhua Chen, Hai Jin, Yunhao Liu, Lionel M Ni, "Difficulty-aware Hybrid Search in Peer-to-Peer Networks", (PDF), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 20, No. 1, January 2009, Pages 71-82.

  • Mo Li, Yunhao Liu, and Lei Chen, "Non-Threshold based Event Detection for 3D Environment Monitoring in Sensor Networks", (PDF), IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), Vol. 20, Issue 12, December 2008, Pages 1699-1711.

  • Yunhao Liu, "A Two-hop Solution to Solving Topology Mismatch",  (PDF), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 19, No. 11, November 2008, Pages 1591-1600.

  • Li Lu, Jinsong Han, Yunhao Liu, Lei Hu, Jinpeng Huai Lionel M Ni, and Jian Ma, "Pseudo Trust: Zero-Knowledge Authentication in Anonymous Peer-to-Peer Protocols", (PDF), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol 19, No. 10, October 2008, Pages 1325-1337.

  • Jinsong Han and Yunhao Liu, "Mutual Anonymity for Mobile Peer-to-Peer Systems", (PDF), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 19, No. 8, August 2008, Pages 1009-1019.

  • Xiaofei Liao, Hai Jin, Yunhao Liu, and Lionel M Ni, "Scalable Live Streaming Service Based on Inter-Overlay Optimization", (PDF), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 18, NO. 12, December 2007, Pages 1663-1674.

  • Jie Lian, K. Naik, Lei Chen, Yunhao Liu, and G. Agnew, "Gradient Boundary Detection for Time Series Snapshot Construction in Sensor Networks", (PDF), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol . 18, No. 10, October 2007, Pages 1462-1475.

  • Yunhao Liu,  Li Xiao, and  Lionel M Ni, "Building a Scalable Bipartite P2P Overlay Network", (PDF), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol . 18, No. 9, September 2007, Pages 1296-1306.

  • Xiaomei Liu, Yunhao Liu, and Li Xiao, "Improving Query Response Delivery Quality in Peer-to-Peer Systems", (PDF), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 17, No. 11, November, 2006, Pages 1335-1347.

  • Chen Wang, Li Xiao, Yunhao Liu, and Pei Zheng, "DiCAS: an Efficient Distributed Caching Mechanism for P2P Systems", (PDF), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 17, No. 10, October 2006, Pages 1097-1109.

  • John Oleszkiewicz, Li Xiao, and Yunhao Liu, "Effectively Utilizing Global Cluster Memory for Large Data-Intensive Parallel Programs",  (PDF), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 17, No. 1, January 2006, Pages 66-77.

  • Li Xiao, Zhenyun Zhuang, and Yunhao Liu, "Dynamic Layer Management in Superpeer Architectures", (PDF), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 16, No. 11, November 2005, Pages 1078-1091.

  • Li Xiao, Yunhao Liu, and  Lionel M Ni ,"Improving Unstructured Peer-to-Peer Systems by Adaptive Connection Establishment", (PDF), IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), Vol. 54, No. 9, September 2005, Pages 1091-1103.

  • Yunhao Liu,  Li Xiao , Xiaomei Liu, Lionel M Ni, and Xiaodong Zhang, "Location Awareness in Unstructured Peer-to-Peer Systems", (PDF) , IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 16, No. 2, February 2005, Pages 163-174.

  • Lionel M Ni, Yunhao Liu, Yiu Cho Lau, and Abhishek Patil, "LANDMARC: Indoor Location Sensing Using Active RFID", (PDF), ACM Wireless Networks, (WINET), Volume 10, Issue 6, November 2004, Pages 701-710. PPT is available HERE. (April 10, 2005- Feb 1, 2006, this paper was listed as the MOST viewed articles by ACM Wireless Networks.)

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   Recent Conferences: 

      Wireless and Sensor Networks

      P2P, Web, and Search
      Pervasive Computing

 

Awards and Honors
Student Achievements

Current Projects

 

Professional Activities

  • Program Committee Member for      
          IEEE INFOCOM 2006,  2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
          IEEE ICDCS 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
          ACM MobiCom 2009
          ACM MobiHoc 2008, 2009
          IEEE ICNP 2007
          IEEE RTSS 2007, 2008, 2009
          WWW 2007,  2008, 2009, 2010
          IEEE PerCom 2007, 2008, 2009
          ICPP 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
 
  • Conference Chair / Vice Chair      
         ACM MobiCom 2009 (Demo Chair)
         WWW 2008 (General Vice Chair)
         ACM SenSys 2008 (Demo Chair)
         IEEE ICPADS 2008(Program Vice Chair)IEEE ICPADS 2007(Program Vice Chair)
     UIC 2009 (Program Vice Chair)
         HPCC 2007 (Program Vice Chair); HPCC 2006 (Program Vice Chair)
         GCC 2006 (Program Co-Chair)
         MSN 2006 (Program Vice Chair)
         IEEE SUTC 2006, 2008 (Program Vice Chair)
    
 
  • Member, National Software Committee of China
  • Member, Post Science and Technology Committee of China
Group Members
 
  • Jinsong Han, Post-Doctor Fellow (HKUST,  Graduated 2007)

  • Mo Li, PhD Student, 2004-Present

  • Yuan He, PhD Student, 2006-Present

  • Zheng Yang, PhD Student, 2006-Present

  • Kebin Liu, PhD Student , 2006-Present

  • Jiliang Wang, PhD Student, 2007-Present

  • Saiyu Qi, PhD Student, 2008-Present

  • Lirong Jian, PhD Student, 2008-Present

  • Xi Zhou, PhD Student, 2009-Present

  • Zhigang Li, Joint PhD Student (NUDT), 2007-Present

  • Dezun Dong, Joint PhD Student (NUDT), 2007-Present

  • Ye Yuan, Joint PhD Student (NEU), 2008-Present

  • Lei Yang, Joint PhD Student (Xi'An Jiaotong), 2008-Present

  • Shan Chang, Joint PhD Student (Xi'An Jiaotong), 2008-Present

  • Wei Dong, Joint PhD Student (Zhejiang University), 2007-Present

  • Cheng Wang, Joint PhD Student (Shanghai TongJi), 2008-Present

  • Lufeng Mo, Joint PhD Student (Xi'An Jiaotong), 2008-Present

  • Xiaoping Wang, Joint PhD Student (NUDT), 2008-Present

  • Tao Chen, Joint PhD Student (NUDT), 2008-Present

Former Members
 
  • Rui Chu, Former Co-supervised PhD Student, Graduated 2008 (Now Assistant Professor at NUDT)

  • Shanshan Li, Former Co-supervised PhD Student, Graduated 2008 (Now Assistant Professor at NUDT)

  • Chunming Hu, Former Co-supervised PhD Student and Post-Doctor Fellow at HKUST, Graduated 2006 (Now Assistant Professor at Beihang University)

  • Deke Guo, Former Co-supervised PhD Student, Graduated 2008 (Now Assistant Professor at NUDT)

  • Li Lu, Former Co-supervised PhD Student, Graduated 2007, and my Post-Doctor Fellow (PhD of Chinese Academy of Sciences), 2007-2008 (Now Assistant Professor at UESTC)

Recent Talks

  • Breaking the Privacy Barrier for Pervasive Computing, Keynote Speech, The 8th Conference on Infomation Hiding (CIHW 2009), Chang Sha, China - March 28, 2009

  • Mobile and Pervasive Computing: Localization and Modeling, Keynote Speech, The 9th International Conference for Young Computer Scientists, Zhang Jia Jie, Hunan, China - November 20, 2008.

  • Breaking the Privacy Barrier, Keynote Speech, The 5th IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (IEEE ICEBE 2008), Xi'an, China, Oct 23, 2008.

  • P2P and Pervasive Computing, Keynote Speech, The Second International Conference on Management of E-Commerce and E-Government, Nanchang, China, October 19, 2008.

  • Mobile and P2P, Invited Talk, Shanghai Tongji University, April 2008.

  • Random Apple, Invited Talk, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, March 2008.

  • Mobile and Pervasive Computing, Invited Talk, Peking University, Beijing, China, March 2008.

  • Pervasive Computing and Smart Space: Modeling and Applications, Keynote Speech, the 5th HuNan Dean's forum, Lou Di, China, Dec. 31, 2007

  • Coal Mine Surveillance and Sea Monitoring with Sensors, Invited Talk, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, Dec 3, 2007

  • Free Pervasive Computing, Keynote Speech, the 24th National Database Conference (NDBC 2007), HaiNan, China, Oct 20-22, 2007.

  • Wireless Sensor Network and Smart Space, Keynote Speech, China National Conference on Distributed and Parallel Computing Systems (DPCS 2007), NanNing, Guangxi, China, Oct 12-14, 2007.

  • Peer-to-Peer and Sensor Networks, Keynote Speech, National Annual Conference on Software and Application (NASAC 2007), XiAn, China, Sep 20-22, 2007.

  • Range-Free Localization in Anisotropic Sensor Networks, Conference Presentation, ACM MobiCom 2007, Canada, Sep 10-15, 2007.

  • Tag-free Object Tracking, Best Papers Presentation, IEEE PerCom 2007, USA, March 19-22, 2007.

  • Anonymizing Peer-to-Peer Networks, Invited Talk, University of California at Riverside, USA, March, 2007.

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Recent Funding

  • Principal Investigator, "Uncertain Data Processing over Sensor Network", HK$ 656,900 (US$ 90K), NSFC/RGC Joint Research Scheme N_HKUST602/08, Jan. 1, 2008 - Dec. 31, 2009

  • Principal Investigator, "Trustworthy RFID Technologies: Methodology and Practice", HK$ 4,456,525 (US$ 600K), Hong Kong Innovation and Technology Fund GHP/044/07LP, Apr. 1, 2008 - Mar. 31, 2010

  • Principal Investigator, "Pervasive Computing and Smart Space: Modeling and Applications", RMB 4.9 Million (US$ 700K), National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 Program) No.2007AA01Z180,  July 2007 - June, 2010

  • Principal Investigator, "Effective and Efficient Environment Monitoring in Wireless Sensor Networks", HK$ 489,445 (US$ 70K), Hong Kong RGC CERG HKUST6169/07E, Sep. 1, 2007 - Aug. 31, 2009

  • Principal Investigator, "Defending Against Flooding-based Overlay DDoS in Unstructured Peer-to-Peer Systems", HK$ 256,000 (US$ 30K), Hong Kong RGC CERG HKUST6152/06E, Sep. 1, 2006 - Aug. 31, 2008

  • Principal Investigator, "Trustworthy Distributed Computing", HK$ 470,000 (US$ 60K), Microsoft MRA05/06. EG01, July1, 2005 - June 30, 2010