Kaikai Liu

Assistant Professor
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Bio

Kaikai Liu is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Engineering since August 2015. His research interests include Mobile and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), Smart and Intelligent Systems, Internet-of-Things (IoT), Software-Defined Computing and Networking. He has published over 20 peer-reviewed papers in journals and conference proceedings, 1 book, and holds 4 patents (licensed by three companies). He developed several prototype systems from scratch, for example, emergency communication system for smart city, Ultra-wideband communication and detection for search and rescue victims, indoor localization and navigation for the disabled. He is a recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award at UF (four times), the Apple WWDC Scholarship (2013 and 2014), the Innovator Award from the Office of Technology Licensing at UF (2014), the Top Team Award at NSF I-Corps Winter Cohort (Bay area, 2015),  the 2015 Gator Engineering Attribute Award for Creativity at UF, IEEE SWC 2017 Best Paper Award, IEEE SECON 2016 Best Paper Award, ACM SenSys 2016 Best Demo - Runner up, 2016 CoE Kordestani Endowed Research Professor, 2017 and 2018 CoE Research Professor Award. He served as the TPC member and technical reviewers for many IEEE/ACM conferences and journals.

 

News and Awards

[New] CoE Research Professor Award 2018;

[New] Cisco Cooperate Chair Professorship;

[New] My book "Mobile SmartLife Via Sensing, Localization, and Cloud Ecosystems",  CRC Press. [CRC Press] [Amazon]

[2017] System Demonstration at 2017 NSF CPS PI Meeting [link] [video];

[2017] Local Chair, 2017 AI Frontiers Workshop in Silicon Valley [link];

[2017] Our own designed hardware "SJGateway" has been shipped [photo];

[2017] System Benchmark Chair, NVIDIA AI City Challenge 2017;

[2017] Best Paper Award, IEEE Smart World Congress (SWC) 2017;

[2017] My student team won the First Prize in 2017 Juniper SDN Throwdown;

[2017] 2017 CoE Research Professor Award;

[2016] ACM SenSys 2016 Best Demo - Runner Up;

[2016] PI, NSF EAGER "Creating a Community Infrastructure for Interoperable Emergency Connectivity", $200,000, Period Covered: 8/15/2016 - 7/31/2018, Award No. CNS 1637371;

[2016] IEEE SECON 2016 Best Paper Award;

[2016] PI, Arista Network Funded Research;

[2016] 2016 Kordestani Endowed Research Professor;

[Others] CoE Faculty Mini Grant; SJSU UGA Grant; Outstanding Achievement Award at UF (four times); Apple WWDC Scholarship (2013 and 2014); the Innovator Award from the Office of Technology Licensing at UF (2014); the Top Team Award at NSF I-Corps Winter Cohort (Bay area, 2015);  the 2015 Gator Engineering Attribute Award for Creativity at UF; the National Scholarship of China (the highest honor for nationwide undergraduates in China). 

Recent Projects

  • Creating a Community Infrastructure for Interoperable Emergency Connectivity (Funded by NSF)
  • AI Traffic Intersection (Funded by Cisco)
  • Autonomous Assistance System for People with Special Needs (Funded by CoE)
  • Multi-Tenant Network Acceleration Scheme for OpenStack (Funded by Arista Network)
  • Software-Defined Edge Cloud for Smart City (Funded by CoE)

 

Courses

  • CMPE220 System Software
  • CMPE189 Internet-of-Things
  • CMPE148 Computer Networks
  • CMPE277 Smartphone Application Development

 

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