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Lingjia Liu

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Current University
Virginia Tech

Research Summary

His research interests include 6G networks, machine learning for wireless, Open RAN, and dynamic spectrum access/sharing.


Lingjia Liu is a professor of electrical and computer engineering (ECE) and a member of the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus faculty. He also serves as the Director of Wireless@Virginia Tech. 

He holds a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering.

Prior to joining Virginia Tech, he was an associate professor in the EECS Department at the University of Kansas. 

 In 2021, Liu received the Virginia Tech College of Engineering Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research.

He was one of the 2011 New Faces of Engineering by the Diversity Council of the National Engineers Week Foundation. From 2013 to 2017, he was selected as a summer faculty fellow. In 2015, he received the Miller Professional Development Award for Distinguished Research at Kansas.

Liu is serving on the executive committee of the National Spectrum Consortium  and was on the editorial boards of various international journals. Liu has held positions in the Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratory, and the Standards and Mobility Innovation Lab of Samsung Research America, where he twice received the Global Samsung Best Paper Award.

Alma Mater

Texas A&M University

Shanghai Jiao Tong University