Clark School Home UMD
ECE

ECE News Story

Alumnus Peng Qiu Granted Tenure at Georgia Tech

Alumnus Peng Qiu Granted Tenure at Georgia Tech

Prof. Peng Qiu
Prof. Peng Qiu

Alumnus Peng Qiu (Ph.D. EE, 2007), has received tenure as an Associate Professor at Georgia Institute of Technology, where he teaches in the Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering.  He joined the Georgia Tech faculty in 2013 after holding a faculty position at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center for three years.  His research interests are in bioinformatics and computational biology, focusing on machine learning, visualization, signal processing, systems modeling and network analysis. Qiu won a 2016 NSF CAREER Award for “Experimental Design and Model Reduction in Systems Biology.”

He was advised by Christine Kim Eminent Professor of Information Technology K.J. Ray Liu at the University of Maryland.  Qiu graduated with a Ph.D. from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, completing his studies in 2007. 

“Looking back on my journey, I’d like to thank Dr. Liu for introducing me to my current research direction, and I thank him for his excellent mentoring and training,” said Qiu. “The four years at the University of Maryland has been one of the biggest contributing factors that has allowed me to reach where I am right now, and I am very grateful for that.”

Related Articles:
Alumnus Peng Qiu Wins NSF CAREER Award
Alumnus Ashok Veeraraghavan Promoted to Associate Professor at Rice University
Liu Gives Plenary Keynote Speech at ICASSP 2017
Liu Wins 2016 IEEE Signal Processing Society Meritorious Service Award
Liu and Alumna Wang Win 2015 SPS Overview Paper Award
Two ECE Alumni Elevated to IEEE Fellow
Two ECE Alumni Elevated to 2014 IEEE Fellows
Liu, Jiang, Chen, and Gao Win Best Paper Award
Alumnus Wade Trappe Honored by Rutgers
Alumnus Han Granted Tenure at the University of Houston

February 22, 2017


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

UMD Loop Speaks at NASA Goddard, Visits Local Motors

UMD Takes First in Technical Design at DOE Competition

Waks, Chellappa, Milchberg and Sprangle Participate in Different Department of Defense MURI Projects

UMD Steel Bridge Team Builds Their Way to Nationals

UMD’s 4th Annual Bitcamp Hackathon Becomes Largest to Date with over 1,300 Participants

MSE Undergraduate Wins NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Qu Gives Keynote at WOCC 2017

Prof. Alireza Khaligh to receive Outstanding Young Alumnus Award from Illinois Tech

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts