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Jia (Kevin) Liu

  • Adj Research Asst Professor, Electrical & Computer Engr.
  • 608 Dreese Laboratories
    2015 Neil Ave
    Columbus, OH 43210

About

Jia "Kevin" Liu

Education:

PhD, Virginia Tech, 2010

Areas of interest:

- Wireline/Wireless Communications Networks
- Big Data Analytics, Cloud Computing
- Smart Grid Technologies
- Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)
- Communications, Control
- Signal Processing, Information Theory

Website: 

http://www2.ece.ohio-state.edu/~liu/

 

Honors

  • 2016

    IEEE INFOCOM 2016 Best Paper Award. .

  • 2016

    IEEE Senior Member. .

  • 2013

    IEEE INFOCOM 2013 Best Paper Runner-up Award. .

  • 2011

    INFOCOM 2011 Best Paper Runner-up Award. .

  • 2008

    IEEE ICC 2008 Best Paper Award. .

Journal Articles

2016

  • Liu, J, Shroff, NB, Xia, CH, Sherali, HD, 2016, "Joint Congestion Control and Routing Optimization: An Efficient Second-Order Distributed Approach." IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking 24, no. 3, 1404 - 1420.

2015

  • Liu, J, Kou, T, Chen, Q, Sherali, HD, 2015, "On Wireless Network Infrastructure Optimization for Cyber-Physical Systems in Future Smart Buildings." International Journal on Sensor Networks 18, no. 3-4, 148 - 160.

2014

  • Shi, Y, Liu, J, Jiang, C, Gao, C, Hou, T, 2014, "A DoF-Based Link Layer Model for Multi-Hop MIMO Networks." IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing 13, no. 7, 1395 - 1408.

2013

  • Liu, J, Xia, C, Shroff, NB, Zhang, X, 2013, "On Distributed Computation Rate Optimization for Deploying Cloud Computing Programming Frameworks." ACM Sigmetrics Performance Evaluation Review 40, no. 4, 63 - 72.

2012

  • Sharma, S, Shi, S, Liu, J, Hou, T, Kompella, S, 2012, "Network Coding in Cooperative Communications: Friend or Foe?." IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing 11, no. 7, 1073 - 1085.
  • Shi, Y, Hou, T, Liu, J, Kompella, S, 2012, "Bridging the Gap between Protocol and Physical Models for Wireless Networks." IEEE/ACM Transactions on Mobile Computing 12, no. 7, 1404 - 1416.
  • Li, H, Zhao, L, Ling, P, Liu, J, 2012, "A Model for Predicting Wireless Signal Transmission Performance of ZigBee-Based Sensor Networks in Residential Houses." ASHRAE Transactions 118, no. 1, 994 - 1007.
  • Liu, J, Shroff, NB, Sherali, HD, 2012, "Optimal Power Allocation in Multi-Relay MIMO Cooperative Networks: Theory and Algorithms." IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications 30, no. 2, 331 - 340.
  • Liu, J, Kou, T, Chen, Q, Sherali, HD, 2012, "Femtocell Base Station Placement in Commercial Buildings: A Global Optimization Approach." IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications 30, no. 3, 652 - 663.

2008

  • Liu, J, Hou, T, Shi, Y, Sherali, HD, 2008, "Cross-Layer Optimization on Routing and Power Control of MIMO Ad Hoc Networks: Routing, Power Allocation, and Bandwidth Allocation." IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications 26, no. 6, 913 - 926.
  • Liu, J, Hou, T, Shi, Y, Sherali, HD, 2008, "On the Capacity of Multiuser MIMO Networks with Interference." IEEE/ACM Transactions on Wireless Communications 7, no. 2, 488 - 494.

Papers in Proceedings

2016

  • Liu, J, Eryilmaz, A, Shroff, NB, Bentley, ES "Understanding the Impact of Limited Channel State Information on Massive MIMO Network Performances." in ACM MobiHoc. Paderborn, (7 2016). 251 - 260.
  • Liu, J "Achieving Low-Delay and Fast-Convergence in Stochastic Network Optimization: A Nesterovian Approach." in ACM Sigmetrics. Antibes Juan-les-Pins, (6 2016). 221 - 234.
  • Liu, J, Eryilmaz, A, Shroff, NB, Bentley, ES "Heavy-Ball: A New Approach to Tame Delay and Convergence in Wireless Network Optimization." in IEEE INFOCOM. San Francisco, (4 2016). 1296 - 1304.

2014

  • Liu, J, Xia, CH, Shroff, NB, Sherali, HD "Distributed Optimal Load Shedding for Disaster Recovery in Smart Electric Power Grids: A Second-Order Approach." in ACM Sigmetrics. Austin, (6 2014). 591 - 592.

2013

  • Liu, J, Xia, CH, Shroff, NB, Sherali, HD "Distributed Cross-Layer Optimization in Wireless Networks: A Second-Order Approach." in IEEE INFOCOM. Turin, (4 2013). 2103 - 2111.

2012

  • Liu, J, Chen, Q, Sherali, HD "Algorithm Design for Femtocell Base Station Placement in Commercial Building Environments." in IEEE INFOCOM 2012. Orlando, (3 2012). 2951 - 2955.
  • Liu, J, Sherali, HD "A Distributed Newton's Method for Joint Multi-Hop Routing and Flow Control: Theory and Algorithms." in IEEE INFOCOM. Orlando, (3 2012). 2489 - 2497.
  • Liu, J, Kou, T, Chen, Q, Sherali, HD "On Wireless Network Infrastructure Optimization for Cyber-Physical Systems in Future Smart Buildings." in International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications. Yellow Mountains, (8 2012). 607 - 618.

2011

  • Shi, Y, Liu, J, Jiang, C, Gao, C, Hou, T "An Optimal Link Layer Model for Multi-Hop MIMO Networks." in IEEE INFOCOM 2011. Shanghai, (4 2011). 1916 - 1924.

2010

  • Sharma, S, Shi, Y, Liu, J, Hou, T, Kompella, S, "Is Network Coding Always Good for Cooperative Communications?." in IEEE INFOCOM 2010. San Diego, (3 2010). 1 - 9.
  • Liu, J, Shi, Y, Hou, T, "A Tractable and Accurate Cross-Layer Model for Multi-Hop MIMO Ad Hoc Networks." in IEEE INFOCOM 2010. San Diego, (3 2010). 1 - 9.

2009

  • Liu, J, Hou, T, Sherali, HD, "Optimal Power Allocation for Achieving Perfect Secrecy Capacity in MIMO Wire-Tap Channels." in CISS 2009. Baltimore, (3 2009). 606 - 611.
  • Shi, Y, Hou, T, Liu, J, Sherali, HD, "How to Correctly Use the Protocol Interference Model for Multi-Hop Wireless Networks." in ACM MobiHoc 2009. New Orleans, (5 2009). 239 - 248.
  • Liu, J, Hou, T, Shi, Y, Sherali, HD, "On Performance Optimization for Multi-Carrier MIMO Ad Hoc Networks." in ACM MobiHoc 2009. New Orleans, (5 2009). 43 - 54.

2008

  • Liu, J, Hou, T, Sherali, HD, "On the Maximum Weighted Sum-Rate of MIMO Gaussian Broadcast Channels." in IEEE ICC 2008. Beijing, (5 2008). 3664 - 3668.
  • Liu, J, Hou, T, Sherali, HD, "Routing and Power Allocation for MIMO-Based Ad Hoc Networks with Dirty Paper Coding." in IEEE ICC 2008. Beijing, (5 2008). 2859 - 2864.
  • Liu, J, Hou, T, "Weighted Proportional Fairness Capacity of Gaussian MIMO Broadcast Channels." in IEEE INFOCOM 2008. Phoenix, (4 2008). 1058 - 1066.
  • Liu, J, Hou, T, Sherali, HD, "On the Performance of MIMO-Based Ad Hoc Networks under Imperfect CSI." in IEEE MILCOM 2008. San Diego, (11 2008). 1 - 7.

2007

  • Liu, J, Hou, T, Sherali, HD, "Conjugate Gradient Projection Approach for MIMO Gaussian Broadcast Channels." in IEEE ISIT 2007. Nice, (6 2007). 781 - 785.
  • Liu, J, Park, TY, Hou, T, Shi, Y, Sherali, HD, "Cross-Layer Optimization of MIMO-Based Mesh Networks Under Orthogonal Channels." in IEEE WCNC 2007. Hong Kong, (3 2007). 49 - 54.

2006

  • Liu, J, Hou, T, Shi, Y, Sherali, HD, "Optimization of Multiuser MIMO Networks with Interference." in IEEE GLOBECOM 2006. San Francisco, (12 2006). 1 - 6.

2005

  • Liu, J, Annamalai, A, "Efficacy of Channel-and-Node Aware Routing Strategies in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks." in IEEE VTC 2005. Dallas, (10 2005). 2658 - 2662.
  • Liu, J, Annamalai, A, "Channel-Aware Routing Protocol for Ad Hoc Networks: Generalized Multiple-Route Path Selection Diversity." in IEEE VTC 2005. Dallas, (10 2005). 2258 - 2262.

2004

  • Annamalai, A, Liu, J, "A Cross-Layer Design Perspective for Multi-Resolution Signaling." in IEEE GLOBECOM 2004. Dallas, (11 2004). 3342 - 3346.
  • Liu, J, Annamalai, A, "Multi-Resolution Signaling for Multimedia Multicasting." in IEEE VTC 2004. Los Angeles, (9 2004). 1088 - 1092.