Prof. LIU, Jiming
Prof. LIU, Jiming

BSc, MA, MEng, PhD
Associate Vice-President (Research Development), Dean of Science and Chair Professor, Department of Computer Science


Jiming Liu has been the Chair Professor in Computer Science (04/2010-) and Associate Vice-President (Research) (05/2017-12/2019) at Hong Kong Baptist University. He received his M.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees from McGill University (Centre for Intelligent Machines). His current research interests include Data Analytics and Machine Learning, Complex Networks and Systems, Web Intelligence (WI), Autonomy-Oriented Computing (AOC) Paradigms, and AI-Enabled Epidemiology and Practice. He is a Fellow of the IEEE. Prof. Liu has served as the Editor-in-Chief of Web Intelligence Journal (IOS), and the Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Data and Information Analytics (AIMS), and Computational Intelligence (Wiley), among others. He was the Chair of IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Intelligent Informatics (TCII).

Research Interests

  • Data Analytics and Machine Learning
  • AI for Social Good
  • Complex Networks and Web Intelligence
  • Multi-Agent Complex Systems
  • Autonomy-Oriented Computing

Selected Publications

  • Cai, Q. and Liu, J.*, “Hierarchical clustering of bipartite networks based on multiobjective optimization,” in IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering. May 2018. (doi:10.1109/TNSE.2018.2830822)
  • Shi, B., Zhan, X.M., Zheng, J.X., Qiu, H., Liang, D., Ye, Y.M., Yang, G.J., Liu, Y., and Liu, J.*, “Identifying key bird species and geographical hotspots of avian influenza A (H7N9) virus in China,” in BMC Infectious Diseases of Poverty. Oct. 2018. (doi:10.1186/s40249-018-0480-x)
  • Yang, B., Pei, H., Chen, H., Liu, J.*, and Xia, S., “Characterizing and discovering spatiotemporal social contact patterns for healthcare,” in IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. 39(8):1532-1546, 2017.
  • Yang, B., Lei, Y., Liu, J.*, and Li, W., “Social collaborative filtering by trust,” in IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. 39(8):1633-1647, 2017.
  • Zhang, Y., Cheung, W.K.W., and Liu, J., “A unified framework for epidemic prediction based on Poisson regression,” in IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering. 27(11):2878-2892, Nov. 2015.