Electrical and Computer Engineering

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Room: ET 327G
  • Office Phone: 260-481-6355
  • Office Fax: 260-481-6281
  • E-mail: liuy@pfw.edu


  • B.E. Shandong Institute of Architecture and Engineering, Jinan, China, 1996
  • M.E. Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, 1999
  • Ph.D. Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, 2004

Selected Recent Publications

  • Z. M. Bi, Y. Liu, B. Baumgartner, E. Culver, N. Sorokin, A. Peters, B. Cox, J. Hunnicutt, J. Yurek, S. O’Shaughnessey, "Reusing Industrial robots to Achieve Sustainability in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs)," Industrial Robot: An International Journal, Vol. 42, Iss 3, pp. 264 - 273, 2015
  • Y. Liu and C. Pomalaza-Ráez, " Application of Active Self-Landmarking to Camera Calibration," International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering.5 (1), 60-64, 2013.
  • Y. Liu and C. Pomalaza-Ráez, "Freshman Engineering Project on Energy Scavenging," International Journal of Engineering Education. Vol. 27, No. 5, pp. 1061-1071, 2011.
  • Y. Liu, "A Robotic Prototype System for Child Monitoring," International Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 177-189, 2011

Chao Chen

Academic Interests

Robotics, dynamic manipulation, computer vision and image processing