Ren Ping Liu is a Professor and Head of Discipline of Network and Cybersecurity in the School of Electrical and Data Engineering at University of Technology Sydney. He is also the co-founder and CTO of Ultimo Digital Technologies, developing IoT and Blockchain. Prior to that he was a Principal Scientist and Research Leader at CSIRO, where he led wireless networking research activities. Professor Liu was the winner of Australian Engineering Innovation Award and CSIRO Chairman’s medal. He specialises in protocol design and modelling and has delivered networking solutions to a number of government agencies and industry customers. His research interests include 5G, VANET, IoT, cybersecurity, and Blockchain. He has over 150 research publications and has supervised over 30 PhD students.
Professor Liu was the founding chair of IEEE NSW VTS Chapter and a Senior Member of IEEE. He served as Technical Program Committee chairs, Organising Committee chairs, and delivered keynote speeches in a number of IEEE Conferences. Ren Ping Liu received his B.E.(Hon) and M.E. degrees from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Newcastle, Australia.