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Lingjia Liu, Ph.D.


Associate Professor
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department
University of Kansas
Office: 2028 EATON Hall
Phone: (785) 864-8825
Email: lingjialiu AT ku dot edu

Communications & Signal Processing Laboratory
Information and Telecommunication Technology Center, University of Kansas
Office:203 Nichols Hall
Phone: (785) 864-4635
Email: lingjialiu AT ittc dot ku dot edu

Research Interests:

  • Enabling technologies for 5G networks
    • 3D massive/FD-MIMO systems
    • Cooperative routing and multi-user scheduling
    • Cloud-RAN (CRAN) and interference alignment
    • Ultra-low latency communications
  • Deep learning and its application to communication networks
    • Big data driven communications and networking
    • Reservoir computing for communication systems
    • Demand and response for smart grid networks
    • Attack detection in smart grid networks
  • Network of everything
    • Device-to-device (D2D) & machine-type-communications (MTC)
    • Privacy/security protection for cyber-physical systems (CPS)
    • Spectrum sensing & dynamic spectrum access (DSA)
    • Energy-harvesting for internet of things (IoT)

Short Bio:

Lingjia Liu received the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with the highest honor in Electronic Engineering Department from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, and completed his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree at Texas A&M University in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He spent the summer of 2007 and spring of 2008 in the Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratory. Prior to joining the EECS Department at the University of Kansas in 2011, he spent more than three years in the Standards Research Laboratory of Samsung Research America – Dallas where he got Global Samsung Best Paper Award twice (in 2008 and 2010 respectively). He was a leading delegate from Samsung on downlink MIMO, Coordinated Multipoint (CoMP) transmission/reception, and Heterogeneous Network (HetNet) in 3GPP RAN1. He was elected as the New Faces of Engineering 2011 by the Diversity Council of the National Engineers Week Foundation and was recognized during the 2011 National Asian American Engineers of the Year Awards Banquet in Seattle (News Release in Dallas Morning News). From 2013 to 2015, he has been continuously selected as U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)/Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) summer faculty fellow. In May 2015, he received the Miller Professional Development Award for Distinguished Research at KU, the only winner selected across all tenure-track and tenured faculty across all engineering departments. In Dec. 2016, he received the Best Paper Award from IEEE Globecom 2016.

Lingjia Liu is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi honor society and a senior member of IEEE. He is currently serving as an Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (TWireless), the IEEE Transactions on Communications (TCom), and as Associate Editor of the EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking as well as Wiley's International Journal on Communication Systems. He is also serving on editorial board of Cyber Journals: Journal of Selected Areas in Telecommunications (JSAT) as well as Hans Journal of Wireless Communications. He is co-editor of special issues of several journals.

Lingjia Liu has 40+ journal publications, 60+ conference papers, 15+ US granted patents, 30+ US patent applications, 10+ essential intellectual property rights (IPRs), and numerous technical contributions to major wireless standards including both 3GPP LTE/LTE-Advanced and IEEE 802.16m.

What's New:

Available positions: research assistant positions are available for self-motivated Ph.D. students who are interested in conducting research on the topic of machine learning and neural networks for wireless networks (click for details).

February 20, 2017: Our paper, Enabling Cyber-Physical Communication in 5G Cellular Networks: Challenges, Spatial Spectrum Sensing, and Cyber-Security, has been accepted to IET launches new journal, IET Cyber-Physical Systems: Theory & Applicatio Congratulations to Rachad and Hao!

February 10, 2017: Dr. Lingjia Liu was invited to give a talk on enabling technologies for 5G to the IEEE Kansas City Section.

January 23, 2017: Dr. Lingjia Liu was interviewed by IEEE Spectrum to comment on Intel's 5G Modem.

January 16, 2017: Dr. Lingjia Liu will be teaching EECS 865 Wireless Communication Systems for Spring 2017.

January 11, 2017: Dr. Lingjia Liu has been awarded a research grant from InterDigital to work on reliability analysis of coding over finite transport blocks. Dr. Liu will serve as the sole Principal Investigator (PI) of this project.

December 15, 2016: 3 of our papers have been accepted to 2017 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC). The topics include energy-efficient communications, multi-user massive/FD-MIMO, and millimeter-wave (mmWave) D2D networks. Congratulations to Farhad, Rachad, and Rubayet!

December 6, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu and Rachad Atat attended the Best Paper Award Ceremony at IEEE GLOBECOM 2016.

November 22, 2016: Our paper, Energy Harvesting-Based D2D-Assisted Machine-Type Communications, has been accepted to IEEE Trans. on Commun. Congratulations to Rachad!

November 15, 2016: Our group received the Best Paper Award from IEEE GLOBECOM 2016 for the work on "Improving Spectral Efficiency of D2D Cellular Networks Through RF Energy Harvesting"! Rachad is the first author of this work. Congratulations to Rachad!

October 25, 2016: Our group memeber, Hao Chen, received a full-time Senior Research/Standards Engineer position from Samsung Research America. Congratulations Hao!

October 13, 2016: Dr. Lingjia Liu has been invited to attend the NSF PAWR Kansas City Planning Meeting.

October 5, 2016: Our group member, Rachad Atat, received the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Student Travel Grant for IEEE GLOBECOM 2016. Congratulations Rachad!

October 2, 2016: Mr. Yi Li joined our group as a joint training Ph.D. student. Mr. Li came to our group from Prof. Pingzhi Fan's group at Southwest Jiao Tong University and his stay at KU is sponsored by China Scholarship Council (CSC). Welcome on board, Mr. Li!!

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