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Jiming Liu  

BSc, MA, MEng, PhD, IEEE Fellow


Chair Professor in Computer Science

Dean of Science



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


Prof. Jiming Liu is a Chair Professor in Computer Science (2010- ) and the Dean of the Faculty of Science (2021- ) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU).  He received his PhD and Master of Engineering degrees in Electrical Engineering from McGill University, Canada.  He joined HKBU in 1993 and has served as Associate Vice-President (Research) (2017-2019), Acting Dean of Science (2015-2017), Associate Dean of Science (Research) (2011-2017), and Head of the Department of Computer Science (2003-2011). 


Prof. Liu is currently leading and conducting funded research projects / initiatives on AI and data science-enabled disease surveillance and response, through the Joint Research Laboratory that he started in 2013 together with Prof. X.-N. Zhou of the National Institute of Parasitic Diseases (NIPD) at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC).  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).


Prof. Liu was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) in 2011 for his research contributions to 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.  Prof. Liu has delivered Invited Talks at numerous international conferences, including International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI).


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Research Interests

AI & Machine Learning

Big Data Analytics & Complex Systems Modeling

Complex Network Structure & Dynamics; Web Intelligence (WI)

Multi-Agent Systems & Autonomy-Oriented Computing (AOC)

AI for Social Good / Disease Control; Computational Epidemiology



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