CSE PhD Alumni Prof. Jiangchuan LIU Elected as Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Prof. Jiangchuan LIU, a PhD graduate from CSE in 2003, was supervised by Prof. Bo Li and is currently a Professor at Simon Fraser University. He is recently being elected to be one of the new fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE).

Prof. Liu is an internationally renowned researcher and technology innovator in multimedia communications and content distribution over the internet. He is also an IEEE fellow and NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellow. Prof. Liu has published extensively in multidisciplinary field, specifically wireless mobile networking, RFID, cloud and big data computing, online gaming and peer-to-peer internet video streaming, receiving over 13,900 citations. His work has made significant impact on industrial product development. He is a key contributor to the world's first million-user-scale live streaming system by introducing a novel design of P2P streaming protocols. This design inspires the development of numerous commercial systems, such as PPLive and Twitch. His pioneering contributions to the areas of social and cloud media have assisted product development in Canadian companies and have been acknowledged with numerous international awards.

The Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) was established in 1987. Members of the CAE are nominated and elected by their peers to honorary Fellowships, in view of their career-long service to their professions and outstanding achievements. Selected members also serve as role models in their study fields and to their communities.

Congratulations to Prof. Jiangchuan Liu!