Jie Liu

CEO, Harbin Institute of Technology Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Inc.

Permanent Positions

l 2022.12 - present Director, National Key Laboratory for Smart Farm Technologies and Systems

l 2020.12 - present CEO, Harbin Institute of Technology Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Inc.

l 2019.3 - present Chair Professor; Dean, Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen and Harbin, China

l 2017.3 - 2019.3 Partner Architect, acting General Manager, Ambient Intelligence Services and Solutions Microsoft Cloud and AI Platforms

l 2014.10 - 2017.3 Principal Research Manager, Retail Intelligence, Microsoft Research - NexT, Redmond, WA

l 2004.5 - 2014. 10 Researcher; Senior Researcher; Principal Researcher/Research Manager, Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA

l 2001.12 - 2004.5 Research Scientist, Palo Alto Research Center, (formerly Xerox PARC

Visiting Positions

l 2008 - 2012 Visiting Professor, Doctoral Supervisor, Department of Control Science and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology

l 2008.9 - 2008.12 Visiting Lecturer, University of Washington, Seattle

l Senior Technical Consultant, 7CorE Inc.

Senior Technical Consultant, Kolmostar

Fields of Scholarship

l Wireless Sensing

l AIoT and Cyber-Physical-Human Systems

l Mobile Computing and High Energy-Efficient Computing

AI-enabled Applications in Agriculture, Urban Development, Transportation, Energy, and Healthcare

Honors and Awards

l IEEE Fellow

l ACM Distinguished Scientist

l 6 Best Paper Awards, and 1 Best Demonstration Award

l IEEE TCCPS Distinguished Leadership Award, 2021

l Microsoft Gold Star Award, 2008

l Xerox PARC Technology Advance Award, 2003

l Leon O. Chua Award, UC Berkeley, 2001

l Regence Fellowship, UC Berkeley, 1996

Extraordinary Student (highest student award), Tsinghua University, 1996

Publication list

1. Nan Zhu, Xue Liu, Jie Liu, Yu Hua, “Towards A Cost-Efficient MapReduce: Mitigating Power Peaks for Hadoop Clusters,” Tsinghua Science and Technology, Volume 19, Issue 1, Feb. 2014, pp: 24-32 (Best Paper of the Year)

2. Dimitrios Stamoulis, Ruizhou Ding, Di Wang, Dimitrios Lymberopoulos, Bodhi Priyantha, Jie Liu, Diana Marculescu, “Single-Path NAS: Designing Hardware-Efficient ConvNets in less than 4 Hours,” European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases, 2019, (Best Paper Award)

3. Iyswarya Narayanan, Di Wang, Myeongjae Jeon, Bikash Sharma, Laura Caulfield, Anand Sivasubramaniam, Ben Cutler, Jie Liu, Badriddine Khessib, and Kushagra Vaid. “SSD Failures in Datacenters: What? When? and Why?” In Proceedings of the 9th ACM International on Systems and Storage Conference (SYSTOR '16), New York, NY, 2016 (Best Student Paper Award)

4. Abusayeed Saifullah, Sriram Sankar, Jie Liu, Chenyang Lu, Ranveer Chandra and Bodhi Priyantha, “CapNet: A Real-Time Wireless Management Network for Data Center Power Capping,” in IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS 2014), Rome, Italy, Dec. 2014 (Best Paper Award)

5. Mohammed Shoaib, Jie Liu, and Matthai Phillipose, “Energy Scaling in Multi-tiered Sensing Systems Through Compressive Sensing,” in IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC 2014), San Jose, CA, Sep. 2014 (Best Paper Award Nomination).

6. Shahriar Nirjon, Jie Liu, Gerald DeJean, Bodhi Priyantha, Yuzhe Jin, and Ted Hart, “COIN-GPS: Indoor Localization from Direct GPS Receiving,” in 12th International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services (MobiSys 2014), Bretton Woods, NH, June 2014 (Best Paper Award)

7. Jie Liu, Bodhi Priyantha, Ted Hart, Heitor Ramos, Antonio A.F. Loureiro, and Qiang Wang, Energy Efficient GPS Sensing with Cloud Offloading,” in 10th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys 2012), ACM, November 2012 (Best Paper Award)

8. Qing Cao, Dong Wang, Tarek Abdelzaher, Bodhi Priyantha, Jie Liu, and Feng Zhao, “Energy-optimal Batching Periods for Asynchronous Multistage Data Processing on Sensor Nodes: Foundations and an mPlatform Case Study,” in 16th IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS 2010), Stockholm, Sweden, April 2010. (Best Paper Award)

9. Johan Eker, Jorn W. Janneck, Edward A. Lee, Jie Liu, Xiaojun Liu, Jozsef Ludvig, Stephen Neuendorffer, Sonia Sachs, and Yuhong Xiong, “Taming Hetero­geneity—the Ptolemy Approach,” in Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 91, no. 1, January, 2003, pp. 127-144.

10. Gong Chen, Wenbo He, Jie Liu, Suman Nath, Leonidas Rigas, Lin Xiao, Feng Zhao, “Energy-Aware Server Provisioning and Load Dispatching for Connection-Intensive Internet Services,” 5th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design & Implementation (NSDI 2008), San Francisco, CA. April 2008.

For full publication list, see Google Scholar.