Huaping Liu received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Nanjing, P.R.China, in 1987 and 1990, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree from New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, in 1997, all in electrical engineering. From July 1997 to August 2001 he was with Lucent Technologies, New Jersey. In September 2001, he joined the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Oregon State University, where he has been a professor since 2011.
He served as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (2009-2011), IEEE Communications Letters (2009-2011), an Editor for Journal of Communications and Networks (2009-2015), and Security and Communication Networks (2011-2015). He was Technical Program Committee Co-chair, IEEE Radio and Wireless Week 2013, and PHY Track chair, IEEE WCNC 2015.
For his research, he won Best paper award, DesignCon 2011, Santa Clara, CA, Feb. 2011; Best paper award, IEEE VTC 2010-Spring, Taipei, Taiwan, May 2010; Best student paper award finalist, 43rd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Asilomar, CA, Nov. 2009, and 1997 NJIT Hashimoto Prize (more about the award). For his teaching, he was selected by students at Oregon State University as IEEE Professor of the Year (2003-2004 and 2006-2007).