Yan Liu

Expert in big data, data mining, climate change and social media analysis


Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Viterbi School of Engineering


  • Big data analytics
  • Machine learning
  • Data mining
  • Computational biology
  • Climate change informatics
  • Business analytics
  • Social media analysis

Additional Information

  • NSF CAREER Award 2013
  • Yahoo! Faculty Award 2011
  • James H. Zumberge Research and Innovation Fund Individual Award 2011
  • ACM Dissertation Award Honorable Mention 2007
  • Best Paper Award in SIAM Conference on Data Mining (SDM 2007)
  • Winning team of Practical data mining competition
  • Team lead of winner of KDD Cup 2007 on Netflix Movie Rating Prediction
  • Team member of winning team of KDD Cup 2009 on Fast Scoring on a Large Marketing Database
  • KDD Cup 2008 on Early Detection of Breast Cancer and INFORMS Data Mining Competition 2008


  • Chinese

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