Yin Liu 刘寅

Great achievements are all done through persistent effort.

Email: yinliu [AT] vt [DOT] edu

Biography

I am now a Ph.D. student in department of CS in Virginia Tech, and my advisor is Prof. Eli Tilevich.

My current research focus is compiler tools for critical program information (CPI) protection. I am also interested in software engineering and mobile computing.

Education and Working Experiences

2011 - 2014 Software Engineer, Sony Mobile Communications, Beijing, China

2013-2014 Core Software Department, Sony Mobile Communications

  • Developed new features for Android framework applications including Settings, System UI, Setup wizard and Initial boot setup, using Java.
  • Analyzed and solved issues of Android platform applications
  • Researched and implemented the operator (such as Verizon) customized features
  • Brought up & Integrated Settings features and patches on the Android new platform

2011-2013 Platform Department, Sony Mobile Communications

  • Developed new features for Media Transfer Protocol (MTP), using C, C++ and Java
  • Solved critical MTP issues and maintained patches
  • Brought up & Integrated MTP features and patches on the Android new platform
  • Transferred MTP knowledge to Tokyo sites and other teams
  • Delivered contributions to Google, drafted technique articles for MTP

2008–2011 Beijing Forestry University (BJFU), Beijing, China

  • M.S., Computer Software and Theory, School of Information Science and Technology
  • Thesis: Policy Model in the Desktop Management System

2004–2008 Beijing Forestry University (BJFU), Beijing, China

  • B.S., Computer Science and Technology, School of Information Science and Technology
  • Thesis: Research on Map Building in Unknown Environment

Research Interests

  • Software Engineering
  • Security: mobile system’s security; critical program information (CPI) protection; data privacy
  • Mobile Computing: parallel method in Mobile apps

Publication

Yin Liu, Zheng Song, and Eli Tilevich "Querying Invisible Objects: Supporting Data-Driven, Privacy-Preserving Distributed Applications," Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Managed Languages & Runtimes (ManLang 2017), September 2017.