Zhidan LIU (刘志丹)

Assistant Professor

College of Computer Science and Software Engineering

Shenzhen University

Office: Room 943, Zhiteng Building, Canghai Campus of Shenzhen University, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China 518060
Phone: +86 (755) 8693 4659
Email: liuzhidan AT szu.edu.cn

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Short Biography

Zhidan Liu is currently an Assistant Professor in College of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Shenzhen University. He received the B.E. degree in Computer Science and Technology from Northeastern University in June 2009, and the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Technology from Zhejiang University in September 2014. Before joining Shenzhen University, he was a postdoctoral research fellow in the School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, where he worked in the Wireless And Networked Distributed Sensing (WANDS) group with Prof. Mo Li. He is now heading the Big Data and Urban Computing (BDUC) research group in Shenzhen University. He is a member of IEEE, ACM, and CCF.

Please find my CV here or find me in LinkedIn. 访问中文版主页.


Major Honors/Awards

  • 2020 IEEE ICPADS Best Paper Award
  • 2018 Shenzhen Overseas High-Caliber Personnel Award (深圳市“孔雀计划”人才)
  • 2018 Shenzhen Nanshan District Pilot Talent Award (深圳市南山区“领航人才”)


Research Interests

Internet of Things, Urban Computing, Mobile and Pervasive Computing, and Big Data Analytics

[Recruitment] I’d like to work with both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Our lab also hires postdoctor to do research on IoT, data analytics and urban computing. Please feel free to contact me if you are interested.

[招新] 欢迎对我们工作感兴趣的研究生新生和本科生加入我们的研究小组。

[招聘] 深圳大学物联网研究中心招收博士后,欢迎咨询。


Recent News


Selected and Recent Publications

See the Full List or Google Scholar.



  • PI, National Natural Science Foundation of China (General Program) (国家自然科学基金面上项目)
    Research on the Key Technologies of Mobility Context Aware Personalized Ridesharing, No.62172284, 2022.01-2025.12, 590K CNY.
  • PI, National Natural Science Foundation of China (Yonth Program) (国家自然科学基金青年项目)
    Research on Exploiting Big Mobility Trajectory Data for Smart Sensing of Urban Traffic, No.61802261, 2019.01-2021.12, 250K CNY.
  • PI, Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong (General Program) (广东省自然科学基金-面上项目)
    Research on the Key Technologies of Shared Memory based Social Network Graph Computing, No.2022A1515010155, 2022.01-2024.12, 100K CNY.
  • PI, Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong (General Program) (广东省自然科学基金-面上项目)
    Joint Research of Crowdsensing and Data Analytics for Smart City, No.2020A1515011502, 2019.10-2022.09, 100K CNY.
  • PI, Tencent "Rhinoceros Birds" - Scientific Research Foundation for Young Teachers of Shenzhen University (腾讯“犀牛鸟”-深圳大学青年教师科研基金项目)
    Research on Exploiting Big Trajectory Data for Intelligent Transport Sensing and Computing, 2019.01-2020.12, 60K CNY.
  • PI, The 2nd Phase of High-Level University Construction Fund of Shenzhen University (深圳大学高水平大学建设二期项目经费)
    Crowdsensing Augmented Urban Traffic Sensing and Computing, No.860/000002110324, 2019.11-2022.10, 140K CNY.
  • PI, Startup Fund for Shenzhen Overseas High-Caliber Personnel (深圳市高层次人才科研启动经费)
    No.827/000344, 2018.01-2020.12, 2700K CNY.
  • PI, Natural Science Foundation of Shenzhen University (深圳大学新引进教师科研启动项目)
    Research on Crowdsensing based Urban Sensing, No.2018061, 2018.01-2019.12, 60K CNY.


Professional Services

    Special session organizer: IEEE CSCWD 2022

    Workshop Program Chair: DSC2T

    Local Chair: EAI ICECI 2021

    Finance Chair: ICPADS 2017/2018

    TPC Member:
    - 2022 ACM WSDM, ACM KDD
    - 2020 IEEE ICDCS, IEEE HiPC
    - 2019 IEEE MASS, IEEE MSN
    - 2017 IEEE ICPADS

    Reviewer for journals:

    • IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE)
    • IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC)
    • IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (TITS)
    • IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON)
    • ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN)
    • ACM Transactions on Spatial Algorithms and Systems (TSAS)
    • IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS)
    • IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (TWC)
    • IEEE Transactions on Communications (TOC)
    • IEEE Communications Magazine
    • IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine
    • IEEE Internet of Things Journal (IOTJ)

    External reviewer for conferences:

    • ACM UbiComp (2019)
    • ACM MobiCom (2015-2017)
    • IEEE INFOCOM (2014-2018)
    • ACM MobiSys (2017)
    • IEEE SECON (2018)
    • IEEE IoTDI (2016)
    • IEEE ICPP (2015)
    • IEEE ICNP (2014)
    • IEEE/CIC ICCC (2013)


Group Members

    Master students:

  • Weixin Lin (林维鑫), MS, 2019.09 ~
  • Junhong Zheng(郑俊鸿), MS, 2019.09 ~
  • Meiquan Lai(赖美全), MS, 2020.09 ~
  • Yingqian Zhou (周荧倩), MS, 2020.09 ~
  • Hongquan Zhang(张鸿权), MS, 2020.09 ~
  • Jiayue Ruan(阮家越), MS, 2020.09 ~
  • Yaqi Huang(黄雅琪), MS, 2021.09 ~
  • Guofeng Ouyang(欧阳国峰), MS, 2021.09 ~
  • Jingye Lin(林锦叶), MS, 2021.09 ~
  • Xiaosi Liu(刘晓思), MS, 2022.09 ~
  • Zhiyu Xia(夏志宇), MS, 2022.09 ~
  • Zhengze Sun(孙政泽), MS, 2022.09 ~
  • Zhenyu Yang(杨振宇), MS, 2022.09 ~
  • Undergraduate students:

  • Jiancong Liu(刘键聪), Started in 2019
  • Bolin Zhang(张柏林), Started in 2019
  • Wenxuan Xia(夏文轩), Started in 2020
  • Xiaowen Xu(徐小雯), Started in 2021
  • Graduated students:

  • Zengyang Gong (龚增阳), MS, 2017-2020 (papers: ICDE'20, ICCCN'20, now PhD student in HKUST)
  • Mingliang Huang (黄明亮), MS, 2017-2020 (paper: MSN'19, now in Sangfor Technologies)
  • Jiangzhou Li(李江舟), MS, 2018-2021 (paper: IEEE TITS, now in Sangfor Technologies)
  • Baofu Huang (黄保福), MS, 2018-2021 (papers: HPCC'20, Best paper award of ICPADS'20, now in Tencent)


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© Zhidan Liu 2022 (Updated on 16 May, 2022)