Jun Liu, PhD

Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair

MC 6108
+1 519 888 4567, ext. 37550
j.liu@uwaterloo.ca

Jun LiuJun Liu received the B.S. degree in Applied Mathematics from Shanghai Jiao-Tong University in 2002, the M.S. degree in Mathematics from Peking University in 2005, and the Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of Waterloo in 2010. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics and a Canada Research Chair in Hybrid Systems and Control at the University of Waterloo, where he directs the Hybrid Systems Laboratory. From 2012 to 2015, he was a Lecturer in Control and Systems Engineering at the University of Sheffield. During 2011 and 2012, he was a Postdoctoral Scholar in Control and Dynamical Systems at the California Institute of Technology. His main research interests are in the theory and applications of hybrid systems and control, including rigorous computational methods for control design with applications in cyber-physical systems.

Research Interests

  • Hybrid systems and control theory
  • Formal methods for control design
  • Applications in cyber-physical systems

Education

Grants and Awards

  • NSERC Canada Research Chair (2017-2022)
  • IFAC Journal Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems Paper Prize (2017)
  • NSERC Discovery Grant (2016-2021)
  • Marie Curie Career Integration Grant (2013-2017)
  • Royal Society International Exchange Grant (2014-2015)
  • NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship (2011-2012)
  • Zhang Si-Ying Outstanding Youth Paper Award (2010)
  • Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad (2010)
  • NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship (2009)

Appointments

Professional Service and Activities

Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo