Mingyan Liu, Ph.D. Chair of Electrical & Computer Engineering University of Michigan

Mingyan Liu received her Ph.D. Degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 2000.  She is current a professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and the Peter and Evelyn Fuss Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Her research interests are in optimal resource allocation, performance modeling, sequential decision and learning theory, game theory and incentive mechanisms, with applications to large-scale networked systems, cybersecurity and cyber risk quantification. She has served on the editorial boards of IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, IEEE Trans. Mobile Computing, and ACM Trans. Sensor Networks.  She is the recipient of the 2002 NSF CAREER Award, the University of Michigan Elizabeth C. Crosby Research Award in 2003 and 2014, the 2015 College of Engineering Excellence in Education Award, and the 2018 Distinguished University Innovator Award.  She is a Fellow of the IEEE and a member of the ACM.