Jianqing Liu is an assistant professor with the CS Department at NC State University. He received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Florida in 2018 and B.S. degree from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China in 2013. His research interest is to tackle the communication & networking, security, and data privacy challenges in future communication systems such as 5G (beyond), Internet-of-Things, and quantum internet. The applied methodology includes theories (e.g., optimization, control, and statistics) and experiments (e.g., reverse-engineering, system implementation, and hardware-software co-design). The mission of his research is to build more secure and functional communication systems for the future connected world. 

Research Areas

  • Cyber Security
  • Embedded and Real-Time Systems
  • Networking and Performance Evaluation


PhD, 2018, University of Florida
BS, 2013, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

CSC Fall Courses

  • CSC 791-006 LEC Advncd Topics CSC - Introduction to Quantum Commun   M 4:30pm-7:15pm   Room: TBA


  • COE Outstanding Research Award, University of Alabama in Huntsville - 2022
  • NSF CAREER Award - 2021
  • Best Track Paper Award, IEEE MSN - 2020
  • Best Paper Award, IEEE HotICN - 2019
  • Aspiring PI Award, NSF SCH Program - 2019
  • Best Journal Paper Award, IEEE Technical Committee on Green Communications & Computing - 2018
  • Best Paper Award, IEEE MMWCST - 2012


Available at Google Scholar.