Affiliated Faculty

Zaoxing (Alan) Liu

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Boston University
Dr. Alan (Zaoxing) Liu is an Assistant Professor at Boston University ECE (starting Spring 2021). Prior to BU, Dr. Liu was a postdoctoral researcher at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Liu’s research interests are in systems and networking, and his group at BU will be focusing on building next-generation networked systems. His research papers have been published in top-tier venues such as ACM SIGCOMM, MobiCom, USENIX FAST, and OSDI. He is a recipient of the best paper award at USENIX FAST ’19 for his work on large-scale distributed load balancing. His work received multiple recognitions, including ACM STOC “Best-of-Theory” plenary talk and USENIX ATC “Best-of-Rest”.