Dr. X. Liu received his PhD in Computer Science from De Montfort University and joined Napier in 1999. He is a Reader and is currently leading the Software Systems research group in the IIDI, Edinburgh Napier University. He was the director of Centre for Information & Software Systems. Dr Liu is an active researcher in software engineering with internationally excellent reputation and leading expertise in context-aware adaptive services, service evolution, mobile clouds, pervasive computing, software reuse, and green software engineering. He has meanwhile a successful track record of teaching in a number of software engineering courses which are widely informed by his research activities.
Dr Liu has led 7 externally funded projects as the PI, and published over 80 papers in established
international journals and conferences, 3 book chapters and 3 research
handbooks. He is the inventor of 1 patent registered in UK and USA and the
founder of a spin-out company. He has been the chair, co-chair or PC member of
a number of IEEE and IASTED International Conferences. He is the editorial
board member of 3 international journals and editor of 3 research books. He is
a member of IEEE Computer Society and British Computer Society.
Chinenyeze, S., Liu, X., Al-Dubai, A. (2017). BEFTIGRE: Behaviour‐driven full‐tier green evaluation of mobile cloud applications. Journal of Software: Evolution and Process, 29, (2), .
Aldawood, S., Fowley, F., Pahl, C., Taibi, D., Liu, X. (2016). A Coordination-based Brokerage Architecture for Multi-Cloud Resource Markets. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of the 4th IEEE International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud (FiCloud-2016), , () ( ed.). (pp. ). Vienna, Austria: . IEEE Computer Society.
Chinenyeze, S., Liu, X., Al-Dubai, A. (2016). DEEPC: Dynamic Energy Profiling of Components. In: (Ed.) 10th IEEE International Workshop on Quality-oriented Reuse of Software (QUORS’16) in conjunction with the 40th IEEE International Conference on Computers, Software & Applications (COMPSAC 2016), , () ( ed.). (pp. ). Georgia, USA: . .
Fang, D., Liu, X., Romdhani, I. (2016). An agility-oriented and fuzziness-embedded semantic model for collaborative cloud service search, retrieval and recommendation. Future Generation Computer Systems, 56, (C), 11-26.See all publications
Hussey, J. (2014). Multi User live video streaming of events via mobile applications (MEng (Hons) Software Engineering Dissertation). Edinburgh Napier University (Kemmer, R., Liu, X.).See all supervised dissertations