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Yu Liu

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Dr Yu Liu (刘钰) is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computing (CPT), Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. She graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2022. Dr Liu’s research interest is in Information Visualization (InfoVis), and Human-Computer Interaction. She is interested in research related to the design, implementation and evaluation application of InfoVis and HCI.---I am seeking highly motivated PhD students, to be part of my team. If you are interested in InfoVis / HCI-related projects with me, please feel free to email me at, I am seeking an experienced Front-end Research Assistant (RA). If you are well-versed in front-end technologies, wed like to hear from you.

Research interests

Narrative Visualization

Data Physicalization

Multi-Device Visualization

Visualizations related to traditional Chinese culture


Visualization Designer and Developer, Bytedance Co. 2021.12-2022.06


CPT001 Professional Skills in Computer Science

CPT103 Introduction to Database

Awards and honours

We got 1st prize of Data Challenges in ChinaVis 2023 (Chongqing, China).

We got 2nd prize of Data Challenges in ChinaVis 2022 (Xining, Qinghai).

We got merit prize of Data Challenges in ChinaVis 2021 (Wuhan, Hubei).

Education/Academic qualification

Bsc in Computer Science and Software Engineering, Taiyuan University of Technology, 2016

Msc in Design for Informatics, University of Edinburgh, 2017

PhD in Computer Science, University of Liverpool, 2022.

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