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Wenxin Liu

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Position: Assistant Professor

Address: Packard Lab 550A
19 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 758-6079

Areas of Research

  • Power and Energy
  • Control Systems
  • Computational Intelligence


Wenxin Liu earned his doctorate in electrical engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology and his masters degree in Control Theory and Applications and a bachelors in Industrial Automation from National Research Center of Automation at Northeastern University in China. Before coming to Lehigh, Liu served as assistant professor at New Mexico State University.

He has published more than 20 papers in peer-reviewed journals/transactions and has filed two U.S. patents. Dr. Liu has been awarded $1.2 million in external research grants as the sole investigator for all projects. He was named the Conoco Phillips Faculty Fellow in 2011, received the Deans Recognition Award in 2012, and received the Early Career Award in 2013 at NMSU.


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 2005
  • M.S., Control Theory and Applications, Research Center of Automation, Northeastern University (China), 2000
  • B.S., Industrial Automation, Northeastern University (China), 1996