Prof. Xiaodong Liu
Edinburgh Napier University, UK
Xiaodong Liu is a Professor in the School of Computing, Edinburgh Napier University, UK. He received his PhD in Computer Science from De Montfort University and joined Napier in 1999. He received his MSc in Information Systems, Renmin University of China in 1991 and his BEng in Software Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University in 1988. He is currently leading the Intelligence-Driven Software Engineering research group in Edinburgh Napier University. Prof Liu is an active researcher in software engineering with leading expertise, focusing on its emerging themes including pervasive systems (Internet of Things), software architecture, microservices, semantic modelling, and evolution of cloud services. He has led 12 externally funded projects as the PI, and published 125 papers in established international journals and conferences, 5 book chapters and 3 research handbooks. He is the inventor of 1 patent registered in UK and USA and the founder of a spin-out company. He has been the chair, co-chair or PC member of a number of IEEE International Conferences. He is the associate editor of 1 international journal, the editorial board member of 4 international journals, editor of 3 research books and 3 journals special issues. He is a senior member of IEEE Society and a member of British Computer Society.