ProfileDr. Hai-Ning Liang is a Professor in the Department of Computing at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU). He was the Founding Head of Department (2019-2023). He is also the Deputy Director of the Suzhou Municipal Key Lab for Intelligent Virtual Engineering, the Suzhou Key Lab for Virtual Reality Technologies, and the XJTLU Virtual Engineering Center.
Dr. Liang completed his PhD in computer science at the University of Western Ontario, in Canada. His PhD studies were supported by a Postgraduate Research Scholarship by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. He is an award-winning academic and researcher. Some of his awards include the 2015 Backbone Scientific and Education Talent, the 2014-2015 XJTLU Outstanding Teacher Prize, and the 2012-2013 XJTLU Most Innovative Teaching Practices Prize, Best Paper Award at IEEE VR'20 (nomination).
Dr. Liang's main research interests fall in the broad area of human-computer interaction, focusing on virtual/augmented reality and gaming technologies.
He has published more than 240 papers in top-rated conferences and journals. You can find the most updated list of publications in his GoogleScholar profile:
He has organized numerous special issues at leading journals and workshops at top conferences. He also serves regularly in the organization committee of several top ranked conferences.
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