Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology (2006)
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (1998)
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (1995)
Digital signal processing
Real-time signal processing
Active noise control
Wireless sensor networks
Noise Reduction for ICU by Using Advanced Active Noise Control System, NIU Summer Research and Artistry Grant
Reducing Noise for Critical Patient Care by Using Active Noise Control Technology, NIU Great Journey Assistantship Grant
Wireless Communication Integrated Active Noise Reduction System, NSF
New Hearing Impairment Prevention and Monitoring System for Incubator Newborns, sponsored by Gerber Foundation
Designing the Female-Friendly 'Introduction to Engineering Course' for Expanding Women's Opportunities in Engineering, sponsored by Engineering Information Foundation
Lichuan, Liu, "Method and system for wireless positioning and location determination," USSN Provisional 61/060,897-Filed 6-12-08 (Pending)
U.S. 9,247,346, “Apparatus, System and Method for Noise Cancellation and Communication for Incubator and Related Devices”
US 2013/020467, “Wireless communication integrated ANC system for infant incubators ”-Liu and Kuo and Liu, April 2016
US 9,542,924B2 “Apparatus, System and Method for Noise Cancellation and Communication for Incubator and Related Devices”- Kuo and Liu, Jan. 2017
Professional Associations and Honors
Innovation Recognition, NIU Research and Innovation Partnerships (2015)
Nominee, ASEE IL/IN Section Teacher of the Year (2015)
Innovation Recognition, NIU Research and Innovation Partnerships (2014)
Nominee, NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology Faculty of the Year (2013)
Best Paper Finalist, IEEE Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control (2013)
Outstanding Mentor Award, NIU Presidential Commission on the Status of Women (2013)
Faculty of the Year for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching, College of Engineering and Engineering Technology, NIU (2012)
InstituteforElectrical and Electronics Engineers, (IEEE), Senior Member (2011)
Sigma Xi, Full Member
NSF Fellowship for Summer Institute (2008)
IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Best Conference Paper Finalist, Washington, DC (August 2008)
NSF Fellowship for WISE (2008)
Who's Who in American Education (2007)
IEEE Sarnoff Symposium Best Student Poster (2005)
IEEE WOCC Best Student Paper Award (2005)
IEEE ISCNC Best Student Paper Finalist (2005)
Graduate Student Achievement Award, NJIT (2003)
CIE Presentation Contest Award (2002)
Z. Jiang, Y. Zhu, M. Zhou, M. Zuba, J. Cui, L. Liu, "Underwater Acoustic Networks with a String Topology – Theory Analysis and Practical Issues in Sea Experiments," accepted by International Journal of Intelligent Control and Systems, 2014.
L. Liu, K. Beemanpally and S. Kuo, “Application of Multi-channel Hybrid Active Noise Control Systems for Infant Incubators,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, Vol. 61, No. 2, March-April, 2013, pp.1-11.
L. Liu, K. Beemanpally and S. Kuo, “Real-time experiments of ANC systems for infant incubator,” Noise Control Engineering Journal, Vol. 60, No. 1, Jan-Feb, 2012, pp36-41.
L. Liu, "An Efficient Non-stationary Jammer Filtering Method for Spread Spectrum Conditioning," accepted for publication in the International Journal of Intelligent Control and Systems.
L. Liu and M. E, "Improve the positioning Accuracy for Wireless Sensor Nodes by Data Fusion," International Journal of Intelligent Control and Systems, Vol 16, No. 3, pp. 181-189, September 2011.
L. Liu, S.Kuoand K.Raghuathan, "An Audio Integrated Motorcycle Helmet,"Low FrequencyNoise, Vibration and Active Control Journal, Vol 29, No 3, pp. 161-170, September 2010.
L. Liu and H. Ge, "Differential Space-Time Block Coding Scheme and its Performance Study for Cooperative Relays in Wireless Sensor Networks," accepted for publication in EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing.
L. Liu, S. Kuo and K.Raghuathan, "Active Noise Control for Motorcycle Helmet," International Journal on Signal Processing, No. 2, pp. 103-108, June 2010.
S. Kuo, L.Liuand S. Gujjula, "Development and Application of Audio-Integrated ANC System for Infant Incubators," Noise Control Engineering Journal, Vol. 58, No. 2, pp. 163-175, Mar-April 2010.
L. Liu, Z. Wang and M. Zhou, "Space-Time-Block-Code Based Cooperative Routing for Wireless Sensor Networks," International Journal of Intelligent Control and Systems, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 213-220, September 2009.
L. Liu S. Gujjula, P. Thanigai and S. Kuo, ``Still in Womb: Intrauterine Acoustic Embedded Active Noise Control for Infant Incubators,'' in Advances in Acoustics and Vibration, Special Issue on Active Noise Control,June,2008, Article ID 495317.
Z. Wang, L. Liu, M. Zhou and N. Ansari, ``A Position-Based Clustering Technique for Ad-hoc Inter-vehicle Communication,'' IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics--Part C: Applications and Reviews, Vol. 38 No. 2, pp. 201--208, March 2008.
L. Liu, K.Beemanpallyand S. Kuo, "Real-time experiments of ANC systems for infant incubator," Noise Control Engineering Journal, Vol. 60, No. 1, Jan-Feb, 2012.
Department of Electrical Engineering, NIU (2007-present)
SeekTech Company (2006-2007)
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology (2001-2006)