Please Wait. Loading Menu...

Xinlian Liu

Xinlian Liu

Associate Professor of Computer Science
Program Director for Computer Science and Chair of Computer Science Department

Tel: 301-696-3981
Office: Hodson Science & Technology Center, Room 251
Office Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday: 8:50-9:20 p.m.; Thursday: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.; by appointment or email


  • Ph.D., Louisiana State University
  • B.E., Huazhong University of Science of Technology

Courses Taught

  • CS 326 Language and Structure of Computers
  • CSCI 508 Computer Organization and Design
  • CSCI 419/519 Advanced Data Structures
  • INST 302 The Impact of Computers on Society

Research and Teaching Interests

  • High Performance Computing
  • Scientific Visualization
  • Web Services


  • Improving visualization interactivity with artificial neural network based instant self-learning technique. X. Liu, A. Sharma, P. Miller, A. Nakano, R. Kalia, P. Vashishta, W. Zhao, The 2002 International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Processing, 4:2025-2028
  • Immersive and interactive exploration of billion-atom systems. A. Sharma, X. Liu, P. Miller, A. Nakano, R. K. Kalia, P. Vashishta, W. Zhao,T. J. Campbell, and A. Hass, Presence: Teleoperators and virtual Environments, 12, 85 (2003), MIT Press
  • Scalable I/O of large-scale molecular-dynamics simulations: a data-compression algorithm. A. Omeltchenko, T. J. Campbell, R. K. Kalia, X. Liu, A. Nakano, and P. Vashishta, Computer Physics Communications 131, 78-85 (2000)