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Yao Liu

Assistant Professor

Computer Science


Website: http://www.cs.binghamton.edu/~yaoliu/

Yao Liu joined the Department of Computer Science at Binghamton University in Fall 2013. She received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from George Mason University in 2013 and a B.S. in Computer Science from Nanjing University in 2007. Her recent research has mainly focused on uncovering power inefficiencies in mobile and distributed systems, with an aim to reduce the power consumption on mobile devices and improve the power-efficiency of today's distributed systems by combining large-scale measurements with big-data analysis.


  • BS, Nanjing University
  • MS, PhD, George Mason University

Research Interests

  • Mobile systems
  • multimedia systems
  • Internet content delivery
  • distributed systems
  • and cloud computing