Yaoqing Liu has been appointed assistant professor of computer science at Clarkson University.
He received his bachelor of computer science degree from Dalian Maritime University in China. He received both his master’s degree and Ph.D. in computer science (networking) from the University of Memphis.
Before coming to Clarkson, he was a research assistant in the Networking Research Lab at the University of Memphis. While there, he was the primary inventor of a filed provisional patent-FIB aggregation.
He was a teaching assistant, mentor and tutor at the University of Memphis from 2011-2013.
From 2006-2008, he was a software engineer for Dalian Hi-think Computer Technology Corp (DHC), China.
His research interests include networked systems (routing, security, algorithm, measurement and protocol), software defined networking, future Internet architecture, and named data networking.
Liu has worked on some National Science Foundation-funded projects involving global routing scalability issues and the future internet architecture design-Named Data Network.
He has written and co-written extensively in peer journals and other professional publications in addition to making many invited presentations at conferences.
His honors and awards include receiving second place in the 25th Annual Student Research Forum, the University of Memphis, April 2013; Morton Dissertation Award Nomination, College of Arts & Sciences, he University of Memphis, February 2013; ACM SIGCOMM 2010 Travel Grants, Supported by NSF, New Delhi, India, August 2010; second place in the 22nd Annual Student Research Forum, the University of Memphis, April 2010; and the IEEE INFOCOM 2010 Travel Award, supported by the University of Memphis, April 2010.