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Tianming Liu

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Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Computer Science

Dr. Tianming Liu is a Distinguished Research Professor (since 2017) and a Full Professor of Computer Science (since 2015) at UGA. Dr. Liu is also an affiliated faculty (by courtesy) with UGA Bioimaging Research Center (BIRC), UGA Institute of Bioinformatics (IOB), UGA Neuroscience PhD Program, and UGA Institute of Artificial Intelligence (IAI). Before he moved to UGA in 2008, Dr. Liu was a faculty member of Weill Medical College of Cornell University (Assistant Professor, 2007-2008) and Harvard Medical School (Instructor, 2005-2007). Dr. Liu was a postdoc in neuroimaging at the University of Pennsylvania (2002-2004) and Harvard Medical School (2004-2005). 


PhD in computer science from Shanghai Jiaotong University in 2002.

Research Interests:

Primary Research Interests: Brain Imaging, Computational Neuroscience, and Brain-inspired Artificial Intelligence

Other Research Interests (with sporadic publications and for guiding student thesis/course projects): Biomedical Image Analysis, Biomedical Imaging, Neuroimaging, Imaging Informatics, Healthcare Informatics, Bioinformatics, Neuroscience, Brain Disorders, Neuroinformatics, Cancer, Cardiovascular Diseases, Public Health, Image Processing, Computer Vision, Multimedia, Natural Language Processing, Blockchain, Security and Privacy, Cognitive Computing, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Brain-Computer Interface, Multiscale Modeling, Human-Computer Interaction, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Deep Reinforcement Learning, Data Science, Knowledge Graph, and Artificial Intelligence.

Selected Publications:

Qing Li, Wei Zhang, Lin Zhao, Xia Wu, and Tianming Liu, Evolutional Neural Architecture Search for Optimization of Spatiotemporal Brain Network Decomposition, in press, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2021.

Mir Jalil Razavi, Tianming Liu, and Xianqiao Wang, Mechanism Exploration of 3-Hinge Gyral Formation and Pattern Recognition, in press, Cerebral Cortex Communications, 2021.

Xi Jiang, Tuo Zhang, Shu Zhang, Keith M Kendrick, Tianming Liu, Fundamental Functional Differences between Gyri and Sulci: Implications for Brain Function, Cognition and Behavior, in press, Psychoradiology, 2021.

Qing Li, Xia Wu, Tianming Liu, Differentiable Neural Architecture Search for Optimal Spatial/Temporal Brain Function Network Decomposition, in press, Medical Image Analysis, 2021.

Xiao Li, Tao Liu, Yujie Li, Qing Li, Xianqiao Wang, Xintao Hu, Lei Guo, Tuo Zhang, Tianming Liu, Marmoset Brain ISH Data Revealed Molecular Difference Between Cortical Folding Patterns, in press, Cerebral Cortex, 2020.

Liting Wang, Xintao Hu, Huan Liu, Shijie Zhao, Lei Guo, Junwei Han, Tianming Liu, Functional Brain Networks underlying Auditory Saliency during Naturalistic Listening Experience, in press, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, 2020.

Tuo Zhang, Ying Huang, Lin Zhao, Zhibin He, Xi Jiang, Lei Guo, Xiaoping Hu, Tianming Liu, Identifying Cross-individual Correspondences of 3-hinge Gyri, Medical Image Analysis, 2020.

Of note:

Dr. Liu is the recipient of the Microsoft Fellowship Award (2000-2002), the NIH Career Award (2007-2012) and the NSF CAREER Award (2012-2017). Dr. Liu is a Fellow of AIMBE (inducted in 2018) and was the General Chair of MICCAI 2019. 

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