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 Profile: Robert Cobb
Alumnus Omur Ozel joins George Washington University as tenure-track faculty
Company Co-Founded by Rajiv Laroia Receives $121 Million Investment
Alumnus Profile: Joseph Drayton
Alumnus Adly Appointed to Deputy Minister of Higher Education for University Affairs 
Alumnus Ravi Tandon Receives 2018 Keysight Early Career Professor Award 
Chellappa and Liu Ranked in Top 150 Scientists on Academic Website
Alumnus Profile: Yashwanth (Yash) Hemaraj
Clarivate Analytics Names K. J. Ray Liu to Highly Cited Researchers List for 2017

February 22, 2017


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Biofilm treatment device receives TEDCO MII funding; paper published in IEEE TBME

UMD Researchers Conduct Field Tests to Evaluate the Atmosphere’s Effect on Lasers

Alumnus Profile: Robert Cobb

MC2 Faculty, Students Have Five Papers Accepted to ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security

Bhattacharyya awarded NIH Grant to Explore Real-time Neural Decoding for Calcium Imaging

With Engineering Projects, UMD Students Seek to Boost Education Access, Public Health, and Sustainability

Shoukry, Krishnaprasad receive NSF grant for resilient-by-cognition cyber-physical systems

UMD to Lead Milestone NSF High School Engineering Pilot Course

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts