Biography

·        Fangming Liu received his B.Engr. degree from Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China; and his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering under the supervision of Prof. Bo Li (IEEE Fellow), from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, where he was awarded with the Overseas Research Award and Post-Graduate Excellence Scholarships.

·        In 2007, he worked as a research assistant at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Chinese University of Hong Kong. From Aug 2009 to Feb 2010, he was a visiting scholar at the Computer Engineering Group, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada, in close research collaboration with Prof. Baochun Li (IEEE Fellow). Since 2010, he has also collaborated with the ChinaCache Content Delivery Network Research Institute in Tsinghua University, Beijing.

·        Since Jan. 2015, he was promoted to Full Professor at the School of Computer Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, where he was awarded with as Academic New Star Scholar Award (“学术新人奖,全校2013年度28个院系青年教师中9人获得) in 2013, and HUAZHONG Scholar Honour (华中学者) in 2014.

·        He is selected into National Top-Notch Young Talents Program of National High-level Personnel of Special Support Program issued by Central Organization Department of CPC (国家高层次人才特殊支持计划(中组部万人计划)青年拔尖人才), and CHUTIAN Scholar (湖北省楚天学者计划”) of computer software and theory, Hubei Province, China; he is awarded as the Distinguished Young Scientist by ACM-Wuhan & Hubei Computer Society (ACM武汉和湖北省计算机学会联合颁发的首届学术新星奖). In 2011, he was the recipient of the Best Paper Award from the IEEE GLOBECOM'2011, with his co-authored paper entitled "Collaborative Caching for Video Streaming among Selfish Wireless Service Providers." In 2012, he was the recipient of the Best Paper Award from the IEEE IUCC'2012, with his co-authored paper entitled "A Complementary and Contrast View of the Chinese Internet Topology." Also in 2012, he was the recipient of the Best Paper Nominee from the IEEE CloudCom'2012, with his co-authored paper entitled "Lifetime or Energy: Consolidating Servers with Reliability Control in Virtualized Cloud Datacenters."

·        He is a senior member of the IEEE and IEEE Communications Society, a member of the ACM Community, a member of USENIX Association, and a senior member of the China Computer Federation (CCF) and CCF Internet Technical Committee (中国计算机学会互联网专委会常委), System Software Technical Committee (系统软件专委会委员) and Distributed Computing and Systems Technical Committee (分布式计算与系统专委会委员), a member of CCF YOCSEF (“中国计算机学会青年计算机科技论坛总部委员) and AC member and Vice Chair (2015) of CCF YOCSEF Wuhan (“中国计算机学会青年计算机科技论坛武汉分论坛学术委员并曾任副主席). He is also a member of a series of IEEE Technical SubCommittees on cutting-edge areas, including IEEE Technical SubCommittee on Green Communications & Computing (TSCGCC), Special Interest Group on Green Data Center and Cloud Computing (SIGGDCCC).

·        [Call for Papers] He is serving as the Program Co-Chair for The 11th International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (CollaborateCom 2015) (newly promoted to CCF C class conference), Wuhan, China, Nov. 9-12 2015.

·        [Call for Papers] He has served as the Program Chair for The 9th International Conference on Green, Pervasive and Cloud Computing (GPC 2014), to be held in Wuhan, China, May 2014.

·        [Call for Papers] He is now serving as a Guest Editor for IEEE Systems Journal (SCI-Indexed, Impact Factor: 1.27, A class) Special Issue on Green Pervasive and Ubiquitous Systems.

·        [Call for Papers] He has served as a Guest Editor for IEEE Network Magazine (Impact Factor: 3.72) Special Issue on Cloud and Data Center Performance (see our Guest Editorial).

·        [Call for Papers] He is now serving as a Guest Editor for Tsinghua Science and Technology (清华大学学报自然科学版(英文版)) Special Issue on Cloud Computing.

·        [Call for Papers] He is now serving as a Guest Editor for International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (SCI-Indexed) Special Issue on Smart Sensing and Mobile Computing.

·        [News] In 2014, he is invited to be a TPC member of ACM Multimedia 2014, and IEEE ICNP 2014, IEEE INFOCOM 2015 as well as ICDCS 2015.

·        [News] In 2014, he is invited to be INFOCOM'2014 Session Chairs of "Cloud Computing 2" and "Cloud Computing 5".

·        [News] He is invited to attend ACM中国会议委员会成立大会既未来群智网络研讨会, Tsinghua University, Jan. 2014.

·        [News] He is invited to be one of the 1st board of Youth Associate Editors for Frontiers of Computer Science (SCIE indexed, FCS期刊首届青年编委).

·        [News] In 2014, he is invited to be the 第一届全国高校云计算应用创新大赛专家委员会委员,由教育部科技发展中心主办、由东南大学计算机科学与工程学院承办、ACM南京分会协办,是面向全国高校开展的云计算竞赛活动.

·        [News] In 2014, he is invited to be the 首届全国高校物联网应用创新大赛评委,教育部科技发展中心主管、互联网应用创新开放平台联盟主办、清华大学软件学院、清华信息科学与技术国家实验室、物联网技术中心、ACM中国理事会(ACM-China)联合承办.

·        [News] In 2013, he is invited by the University of Hong Kong (HKU) to serve as the external examiner of PhD defense communittee in Faculty of Engineering.

·        [News] In Aug-Oct 2013, he is invited as a Visiting Professor of Simon Fraser Universiy, Canada.

·        [News] Since June 2012, he is invited as a Visiting Professor of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

·        [News] In 2012, he is selected to the MSRA StarTrack Visiting Young Faculty Program (微软亚洲研究院铸星计划”) to closely collaborate with senior researchers in Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA), Beijing.

·        [News] In March 2013, he is invited to visit Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

·        [News] In June 2013, he is invited to visit City University of Hong Kong.

·        [News] In 2013, he is invited to be INFOCOM'2013 Session Chair of "Resource allocation in cloud computing 2" and "MC - Data center networking 2".