Huan Liu

Liu_Huan_2598wProfessor Huan Liu joined ASU in 2000 after conducting research in Telecom (Telstra) Australia Research labs and teaching at the National University of Singapore. He has extensive experience in research and development. Liu’s research and teaching focuses on machine learning (ensemble methods, active learning, rule extraction, feature selection and discretization, subspace clustering), data mining (data quality and integration, stream data reduction, bioinformatics, algorithm scaling-up) and real world applications (CRM, Egeria detection in imagery, intelligent driving data analysis, recommender systems).


Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Southern California, 1989
M.S., Computer Science, University of Southern California, 1985
B.Eng., CS and Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University, 1983

Research interests

Social computing, data/web mining, machine learning, feature selection, text classification

Honors and awards

  • Most Influential Paper Award, PAKDD, 2010

Key activities

  • Co-chair for SIAM Data Mining 2009,
  • Conference, Co-chair for PAKDD 2008,
  • Founding co-organizer of workshop series of Social Computing (SBP’08 and SBP’09)
  • Editorial Board and Advisory Board member for handbook and journals