Professor of Electrical Engineering
Liu joined Penn State in a joint appointment with computer science and engineering in 2006. She is also currently an adjunct associate professor in the Radiology Department of the University of Pittsburgh and a guest professor at Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China. Liu is the co-director of the Laboratory for Perception, Action, and Cognition at Penn State. One of her recent research highlights in computer graphics includes the introduction of a novel image segmentation algorithm that uses translational symmetry as the primary foreground/ background separation cue.
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Computer Science
B.S. Beijing Normal University, Physics and Electrical Engineering
Computational symmetry group theory and application, machine learning (particularly low-dimensional subspace learning from very large, multi-modality feature set), computer-aided diagnosis, computer vision, computer graphics, biomedical image analysis/indexing/retrieval, robotics
Selected Publications and Patents
Honors and Awards
Google Research Award - 2009