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Jiming Liu  

BSc, MA, MEng, PhD, IEEE Fellow



Chair Professor in Computer Science

Associate Vice-President (Research Development)



Phone: (852) 34117088  Fax: (852) 34117892  Email: jiming@hkbu.edu.hk


Professor Jiming Liu is a Chair Professor in Computer Science (since 2010), and the Associate Vice-President (Research Development) (since 2022), at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), where he and his team conduct funded research projects on AI, Autonomy-Oriented Computing & Machine Learning, as well as Computational Epidemiology, while at the same time engaging in the real-world challenges/initiatives of AI and Data Science-enabled disease control. 


Professor Liu earned his PhD and Master of Engineering degrees in Electrical Engineering, both from McGill University (with Centre for Intelligent Machines), Canada.  He joined HKBU in late 1993, and served as the Associate Vice-President (Research) (2017-2019), the Dean of the Faculty of Science (act.2015-2017; 2021-2023), the Associate Dean of Science (Research) (2011-2017), and the Head of the Department of Computer Science (2003-2011).  He was the Director and Professor of the School of Computer Science at the University of Windsor, Canada, in 2006-2007, and was a Visiting Scholar in Stanford AI Lab (SAIL), Department of Computer Science, Stanford University, USA, in 1999 (Sabbatical).


Professor Liu was elected a Fellow of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) in 2011, for his research contributions to Multi-Agent Autonomy-Oriented Computing (AOC) and Web Intelligence (WI).  He was a recipient of the Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI) Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Science and Technology Award in 2017, and the HKBU President's Award for Outstanding Performance in Scholarly Work in 2007.  Professor Liu has delivered Invited Talks at numerous international conferences, including the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI ’03).


Biography  (English) (Chinese)


Research Interests

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Multi-Agent Autonomy-Oriented Computing (AOC) & Web Intelligence (WI)

Complex Systems & Complex Networks

Health Informatics & Computational Epidemiology



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