Yang (Louis) Liu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics  





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Short Biography

Dr. Yang Liu, an Assistant Professor of Mathematics, received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Georgia in the U.S. and previously his M.S. in Mathematics from a top university (according to U.S. News & World Report) in China.  He has taught a wide range of undergraduate and college math courses and statistics courses at various levels, including both lower and upper levels, at College of William & Mary and Michigan State University.  Dr. Liu has made significant contributions to the areas of signal processing and random matrices, and he has published many papers in mathematical sciences on peer-reviewed journals, such as Mathematics of Computation, Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, Journal of Pseudo-Differential Operators and Applications, Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research, Asian-European Journal of Mathematics, Journal of Mathematics and Statistics, etc.  Moreover, Dr. Liu has authored a book on compressed sensing and random matrices.  Dr. Liu is a winner of the NSF (National Science Foundation) travel funding award, and he has presented his work at an International Conference in Approximation Theory and some other conferences.shopify traffic stats In professional services, Dr. Liu has served as an Editorial Board Member for a peer-reviewed journal, a reviewer for Mathematical Reviews, AMS (American Mathematical Society), and a journal referee and reviewer for more than 10 peer-reviewed journals.


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