Yang Liu received his D.Phil (PhD) degree in Computer Science from University of Oxford (advised by Professor Andrew Simpson) in July 2018. He is currently an Assistant Professor in Department of Computer Science and Technology of Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen. He is interested in security and privacy problems and, in particular, the privacy issues on mobile devices. Prior to joining Oxford, He received an MSc in Software Engineering from Peking University and a B.Eng in Computer Science from Ocean University of China.
Issues of data security and privacy
Usable models for privacy-preserving targeted mobile advertising framework
Usable models for privacy-preserving personalised recommendation services
IoT security and privacy
2014/10 - 2018/05 D.Phil (PhD) in Computer Science, University of Oxford
2010/09 - 2013/07 MSc in Software engineering, Peking University
2006/09 - 2010/07 B.Eng in Computer Science, Ocean University of China
Since 2018/09 Assistant Professor, College of Computer Science and Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen
2017 Member of the Program Committee of the 2017 International Symposium on Engineering Secure Software and Systems (ESSoS 2017).
2018 Privacy-Preserving Personalised Recommendation Services
• Y. Liu and A. C. Simpson. Ad-Selector: A privacy-preserving advertisement-selection mechanism for mobile devices. The Computer Journal. 60(8):1251-1270. 2017.
• Y. Liu and A. C. Simpson. Privacy-preserving targeted mobile advertising: Formal models and analysis. Proceedings of the 11th International Workshop on Data Privacy Management (DPM 2016). Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 9963, Pages 94-110. 2016.
• Y. Liu and A. C. Simpson. Privacy-preserving targeted mobile advertising: Requirements, design, and a prototype implementation. Software: Practice and Experience. 46(12): 1657-1684. 2016.
•PPTMA: Privacy-Preserving Targeted Mobile Advertising. Poster speaker on Computer Science Industry Showcase 2017, University of Oxford, 2017.
•Privacy-Preserving Targeted Advertising for Mobile Devices. Poster speaker on Oxford Computer Science Conference 2017 (OxCSC 2017).
•Privacy-Preserving Targeted Mobile Advertising: Formal Models and Analysis. Presentation given on the 11th International Workshop on Data Privacy Management (DPM 2016).
•PPTMA: Privacy-Preserving Targeted Mobile Advertising. Presentation given on Oxford Computer Science Conference 2016 (OxCSC 2016)