Jiming Liu    IEEE Fellow


Chair Professor of Computer Science

Associate Vice-President (Research)


Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

Phone: (852)34117088  Fax: (852)34117892  Email: jiming[at]



Jiming Liu is currently Chair Professor of Computer Science and Associate Vice-President (Research) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). He is the Director of Centre for Health Informatics, and the Co-Founder of Joint Research Laboratory for Intelligent Disease Surveillance and Control, a partnership between Computer Science Department at HKBU and National Institute of Parasitic Diseases (NIPD) in the Chinese Center for Diseases Control and Prevention (China CDC). He was the Acting Dean of Faculty of Science from June 2015 to January 2017, and the Head of Computer Science Department from 2003 to 2011.


Prof. Liu received his MEng and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering (Robotics) from McGill University (with Centre for Intelligent Machines and funded by Hydro-Quebec), having obtained his MA degree in Educational Technology from Concordia University (under the mentors/cyberneticians, Gary Boyd, David Mitchell, and Gordon Pask), and his BSc degree in Physics from East China Normal University.  He also served at Computer Research Institute of Montreal (CRIM), Virtual Prototypes Inc. (VPI) (now Presagis), Knowledge Engineering Technology Inc. (KENTEK), and Canadian Workplace Automation Research Centre (CWARC), Department of Communications, Government of Canada.


Prof. Liu’s present research focuses on: Data Mining and Analytics, Multi-Scale Spatio-Temporal Learning, Healthcare Intelligence and Computational Epidemiology, Complex Systems and Network Modeling, Autonomy-Oriented Computing (AOC), and Web Intelligence (WI).


He was named IEEE Fellow for his contributions to Multi-Agent Autonomy-Oriented Computing (AOC) and Web Intelligence (WI) in 2011, and received HKBU President's Award for Outstanding Performance in Scholarly Work in 2007.  He has been invited to give Keynote Talks at ICDS’14 (1st International Conference on Data Science), BHI’13 (International Conference on Brain/Health Informatics), AI Forum’13, ICNC’08-FSKD’08, ADMA’08, AWIC’07, RSEISP’07, RSKT 2006, AMT’06, and AWIC'05 (Atlantic Web Intelligence Conference) etc., as well as Plenary Talks at WI-IAT’08, KES’05, MMAS 2004, ISMIS’03, and IJCAI’03 (International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence).


Prof. Liu has served as the Founding Editor-in-Chief of Web Intelligence Journal (IOS), an Associate Editor of Big Data and Information Analytics (AIMS), IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Network Modeling and Analysis in Health Informatics and Bioinformatics (Springer), Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering (Bentham), and Computational Intelligence (Wiley) etc., a Book Series Editor of Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications (IOS) and Health Information Science (Springer), and an Editorial Board Member of several other international journals.  He was the General or Program Chair of numerous international conferences, e.g., ACM IHI’12 (ACM SIGHIT International Health Informatics Symposium), IEEE CBMS’13 (IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems), ISMIS’12, IEEE ICDM’06, IEEE/WIC/ACM WI-IAT’05, EEE’04, and IDEAL’03 etc..  He was the Chair of IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Intelligent Informatics (TCII) from 2010 to 2014.




COMP 7820  Decision Analysis and Support  

COMP 4016  Clinical Decision Support and Information Systems

COMP 7420  Decision Analysis and Support in Healthcare Systems






Books (authored & edited)



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US Patents

Methods and Apparatus for Smart Healthcare Decision Analytics and Support, US 20130253942 A1 (Co-Inventers: Tao, L. and Leung, C.H.C.)

Digital Resources Searching and Mining through Collaborative Judgment and Dynamic Index Evolution, US 8489571 B2 (Co-Inventers: Leung, C.H.C.)

Automatic and Semi-Automatic Image Classification, Annotation and Tagging through the Use of Image Acquisition Parameters and Metadata, US 8520909 B2 (Co-Inventers: Leung, C.H.C. and Wong, C.F.)

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