Dr. Jun Liu is currently a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at School of Computing and Mathematics, Computer Science Research Institute (CSRI), Faculty of Computing and Engineering, University of Ulster at Jordanstown Campus, Northern Ireland, UK. Prior to his current appointment, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate (Feb. 2002 - Dec. 2004) at School of Management at UMIST (current Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester), UK. From Mar. 2000 to Feb. 2002, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow staff member at Belgian Nuclear Research Center (SCK•CEN). He received the BSc. and MSc. degrees in Applied Mathematics, and PhD. degree in Information Engineering from Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, in 1993, 1996, and 1999, respectively.
He has been working in the field of Artificial Intelligence for many years. His current research is focused on intelligent decision support systems and information management, with applications in management, engineering, and industry field etc (e.g., safety and risk analysis; situation awareness and emergency systems); non-classical logic and reasoning methods for intelligent systems; information fusion and data combinations; data mining and knowledge-based systems; applied computational intelligence for uncertainty analysis and optimization.
He has authored or co-authored over 150 publications in peer-reviewed international journals, book chapters and conferences during his career to date including 3 books. He is also in the editor board of 5 international journals. He has been invited to give talks at universities and international conferences, and being chair or co-chair, program committee for a number of conferences. He is a member of the IEEE and IEEE SMC. He has participated as a main investigator in over 15 research projects in China, Belgium, Spain and UK in last 10 years on intelligent control, logic based intelligent systems, decision support system for nuclear safeguards and industry, safety and risk analysis in engineering, and security etc.