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David Liu

Senior Associate Professor

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1994 …2023

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Dr. David LiuBefore joining the faculty at Xian JiaoTong-Liverpool University, Dr. David (Lianfeng) LIU was a distinguished professor at CUGB where he focused his research on Mathematical Modelling of Granular Dynamics and Particle Flows. He was previously Lecturer of Mathematics at Northern Consortium UK, as well as Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Oxford University (Department of Engineering Sciences), where he conducted research on Constitutive Mathematical Modelling using advanced numerical methods. He had ever held Research Associate positions at Aston University (UK), Newcastle University (UK) respectively, and Honorary Visiting Scholar at University of New South Wales (Australia). He had served as Acting Head of Department of Mathematical Sciences at XJTLU from 2007 to 2011. His recent research was sponsored by the Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province on the project (Project No. BK20131179) entitled “Discrete Element Modelling of Impact Attritions of Agglomerates of Fine Particles”, which was carried out jointly with the Department of Computer Science at XJTLU and the University of Birmingham UK. He published research outcomes in the fields of Financial Options, Artificial Intelligence, and Physics. He had published more than 80 research papers. His research findings had appeared in the international peer-reviewed journals such as Communication in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, Powder Technology, Journal of Materials Science Letters, Journal Physics D: Applied Physics, Expert Systems with Applications, International Journal of Materials and Product Technology, Physica A, International Journal of Engineering Science, International Journal of Mathematics in Operational Research, Journal of Financial Engineering, Fintech and Journal of Data Science.

Research interests

Discrete Element Modelling of Fine Particles

Neural Networks for Financial Derivatives

Pricing of Financial Options

Markov Regime Switching Model

Financial Risk Management


Senior Associate Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, XJTLU, 2010 - now

Acting Head of Department, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Xian JiaoTong-Liverpool University - 2007 to 2011

Lecturer of Mathematics and ICT, Northern Consortium UK (NCUK) - 2006 to 2007

Chair Professor of Computational Mechanics, CUGB - 2004 to 2006

Research Accociate, Newcastle University, UK - 2000 to 2001

Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Granular Dynamics Research Group, Aston University, UK - 1998 to 2000

Honorary Visiting Scholar, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia - 1997 to 1998


Computational Methods in Finance (Postgraduate)

Risk Management (Year 4)

Foundations of Financial Computing (Year 2)

Introduction to Financial Mathematics (Year 3)

Introduction to Applied Mathematics (Year 2)

Engineering Mathematics (Year 2)

Awards and honours

2018, Long-term Service (>10 years) Award by Math department, XJTLU (26 Sept 2018)

2014 Fellow of Higher Education Academy (UK)

2010 , CPS amp;#8211; Certificate in Professional Studies in Higher Education (awarded in May 2010 by Liverpool University)

2008 , Adjunct Professor of Xiapos;an Jiaotong University

2008 , Honorary Recognized Teacher by Liverpool University UK (12 March 2008)

2008 , Suzhou Municipal Outstanding Teacher Award in Higher Education (2008)

2008 , Suzhou government Awards for high-level Scholars (2008)

Education/Academic qualification

PDRA, Oxford University, - 2003

Ph.D. , Northeastern University, - 1995

CPS, Liverpool University, - 2009

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