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Dr Huai Liu

Lecturer, Computer Science and Software Engineering


Dr. Huai Liu is a Senior Lecturer in Department of Computing Technologies at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. He received the BEng and MEng degree both from Nankai University, China, and the PhD degree from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. Dr. Liu has worked as a Lecturer at Victoria University and a Research Fellow at RMIT University. He has also worked as an engineer in the IT industry. Dr. Liu is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). 

Dr. Liu’s major research interest include:

  • Software Engineering, in particular, advanced software testing methodologies and cost-effective software fault tolerance;
  • Services and Cloud Computing, in particular, quality assurance of Web services and their compositions; and
  • Internet of Things, in particular, spatiotemporal modelling for physical systems as services and data analytics & image processing for optical microscopy.
Dr. Liu is widely published in various international journals and conferences including IEEE Transitions on Software Engineering, ACM Computing Surveys, IEEE Transactions on Computers, and International Conference on Software Engineering. He has also conducted a variety of industry projects. His industry partners range from small and medium-sized enterprises to multinational corporations. He has applied his expertise in IT into various areas, such as business and accounting systems, platform as a service, manufacturing robots, and industrial engineered systems.

Research interests

Cloud Computing; Intelligent Transport Systems; Software Analysis and Testing; Software Engineering

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.


Available to supervise honours students.

Fields of Research

  • Empirical Software Engineering - 461202
  • Software Testing, Verification And Validation - 461208

Teaching areas

Software Analysis and Testing;Software Engineering


Also published as: Liu, Huai; Liu, H.
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2021: Context-aware verification and validation framework for autonomous driving *; ARC Discovery Projects Scheme

* Chief Investigator

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