Expertise: Big data analytics; Machine learning; Data mining; Computational biology; Climate change informatics; Business analytics; Social media analysis
Yan Liu is an associate professor in the Computer Science Department, of the Viterbi School of Engineering at USC. She joined USC in August 2010. Before that, Dr. Liu was a research staff member in the Data Analytics Group at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center since November 2006. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Liu’s research interests include machine learning and data mining with applications to biology, climate science, health, and social media. Here is Dr. Liu’s CV.
One of Dr. Liu’s recent research thrusts is deep learning for health care applications. See project webpage for more details and Deep Health System for a demo.