Weiguo Liu received his Bachelor and Master degree from the Xi'an JiaoTong University, China in 1998 and 2002, and the Ph.D. degree from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, in 2006. He is currently a professor and the director of the High-Performance Computing and Big Data Processing Lab at Shandong University and published more than 50 articles.
Prof. Liu was nominated as "Taishan Scholar" in Shandong province, and received numerous awards (e.g. ACM Gordon Bell Prize award in SC 2017, Fraunhofer IGD Best Paper award, and CCF HPC China Best Paper award). He is also on the committee of the high performance computing of China Computer Federation. His research interests include high-performance computing, bioinformatics, and data mining. His research group has designed tools and algorithms for applications in data processing and computational science using parallel computing technologies such as CUDA-enabled GPUs, CPU/GPU/Xeon Phi clusters, and supercomputers.