New face in the hallways of CSECSE welcomes Alex Liu, who joined the department as an assistant professor fall semester 2006. Liu earned his PhD (‘06) and Master’s degree (‘02) in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin. He has received multiple awards for outstanding achievement and excellence in research. His paper “Diverse Firewall Design” won the William C. Carter award for significant contributions to the field of dependable computing. Liu has four patents pending and his ideas and algorithms for firewall design and analysis have been successfully applied in the network security industry. His research interests include computer and network security, dependable systems, and networking.
(Date Posted: 2006-10-18)