Yunkai          Liu

Yunkai Liu

Associate Professor, Bioinformatics Department
Associate Professor, Computer & Information Science
Program Director, Bioinformatics Department
Phone: 814-871-7692
Office: Z 352
liu006@gannon.edu

  • Biography
  • Courses Taught
  • Educational History
  • Professional Experience
  • Professional Societies
  • Publications
  • Service

Biography

My research interests include,

  • Artificial Intellence and Data Sciecne
  • Cloud Computing and Big Data Analysis
  • Cyber Security 
  • Mathematical Modeling: Graph Theory, Combinatorics and Bayesian Modeling
  • Other Interests: Business Intellegence, Mobile Computing, Data Visulization and NOSQL database.

Courses Taught

  • Object-oriented Programming  
  • Algorithm Design and Analysis
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Data Structure    
  • Database Management System  
  • Knowledge Based Systems
  • Operating Systems
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Mobile Development   

Educational History

  • West Virginia University, Ph.D., Dissertation Title: Graph Algorithms For Haplotyping Problems, 2005
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, M.S. 2001
  • University of Science and Technology of China, M.S., Dissertation Title: Variations and Applications in Extremal Graph Theory, 1999
  • University of Science and Technology of China, B.S., 1996  

Professional Experience

  • Professor, Computer and Information Science Department, Gannon University, Erie, PA. (2018 - Current)
  • Associate Professor, Computer and Information Science Department, Gannon University, Erie, PA. (2013 - 2018)
  • Assistant Professor, Computer and Information Science Department, Gannon University, Erie, PA. (2008 - 2013)
  • Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD. (2005 - 2008)
  • Software Developer, Genentech Inc., San Francisco, CA (2004 - 2005)

Professional Societies

  • IEEE
  • ACM
  • ISCB

Publications

  • Xu, WF., Xu, D., El Ariss, O., Alatawi, A., Ariss, O., and Liu, YK.. “Statistical Unigram Analysis for Source Code Repository”. International Journal of Semantic Computing (IJSC), 2017.
  • Liu, YK., MacPhedran, A. K. and Luo Y.. “Statistical measurement and analysis on how the Late-Life Function & Disability Instrument enhances the frailty assessment compared to the national standards used on transcatheter aortic valve patients”. In Proceeding of 2016 IEEE 17th International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IEEE IRI), pp 433-440, 2016.
  • Liu, YK. and MacPhedran, A. K. “Statistical Modeling Adoption on the Late-Life Function and Disability Instrument Compared to Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire”. Health Information Science (Book), LNCS 10038, pp. 168 – 179, 2016.
  • Liu, YK. and Magno, C.. “A Case Study to Apply Mobile Technology into Individual’s Local Community”. The Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data), pp. 2645 – 2647, 2015.
  • Blair, M., Liu, YK., and Vitolo M. T.. “Meth Hunter: An Extension of Automated Intelligence System via Graph Database”. International Journal of Computer and Information Technology (IJCIT), vol 2, issue2, pp. 214-222, March 2015.
  • Liu, YK. and Vitolo, M. T.. "Graph Data Warehouse: Steps to Integrating Graph Databases Into the Traditional Conceptual Structure of a Data Warehouse." In Big Data (BigData Congress), 2013 IEEE International Congress on, pp. 433-434, 2013.
  • Liu, YK., Vagula, M. and Frezza, S.. “Integrating Game Design and Development into Undergraduate Biology Education”. Proceedings of 2012 Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE 2012), p768 – p769, 2012.

Service

Journal Editorial Panel:

  • Journal of Medical System
  • Open Journal of Discrete Mathematics (OJDM)
  • Journal of Advanced Mathematics and Applications
  • Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology