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Principle Investigator

Xiaoguang "Leo" Liu, PhD, Associate Professor

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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California, Davis

Mailing Address:
     One Shields. Ave.,
     2064 Kemper Hall,
     Davis, CA, 95616
Office: 3169 Kemper Hall
Tel.: (530)-289-6367
Email: lxgliu@ucdavis.edu

Xiaoguang Liu received his B.S. degree from Zhejiang University, China in 2004 and his Ph.D. degree from Purdue University in 2010. He is currently an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Davis. His research interests include radio frequency microelectromechanical (RF-MEMS) devices and other reconfigurable high frequency components, high frequency integrated circuits, and biomedical and industrial applications of high frequency communication and sensing systems. He received the UC Davis Hellman Foundation Fellowship for 2013-2014. His amateur radio call sign is AI6DW.


Research Scientists

Dr. Chang Liu

Dr. Xiaomeng Gao

PhD Students

Akash Anand

Songjie Bi

James T.S. Do

James Do
Saleh Hassanzade
Xiaonan Jiang
Daniel Kuzmenko

Daniel Kuzmenko
Mahmoud Nafe

Mahmoud Nafe
Hind Reggad

Hind Reggad
Hao Wang

Master Students

Joseph Cooney

Kiran Iyer

Jingjun Zhao

Li Zhang

Alumni

Name Year Degree Notes
Xiaoyang Zhou 2017 Summer Undergrad Worked on a characterization set up for quartz crystals
Mohammad “Mo” Biswas and Yharo Torres 2017 Summer Undergrad Worked on prototyping of a millimeter-wave radar module. Supported by a National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Grant
Wangke Chen, Qiyu Hu, Yulu Jin 2017 Summer Undergrad UC Davis GREAT Program, worked on optimization of a millimeter-wave oscillator design
Haitao Zheng 2016 - 2017 Visiting Ph.D. student from Beijing Institute of Technology, China  
Dr. Yan Zhang 2016 - 2017 Visiting scholar from Shanghai Radio Equipment Research Institute, China  
Md. Naimul Hasan 2012 - 2017 PhD Dissertation topic: Blocker-Tolerant Integrated Tunable Filters in CMOS for Next Generation Wireless Communication
Fengqi Hu 2012 - 2017 PhD Co-advised with Prof. Neville Luhmann. Dissertation topic: Microwave Imaging Radar Reflectometer Receiver System Utilizing Digital Beam Forming
Juran Zhang 2015 - 2017 MS Project topic: Implementation of Two Near-field Algorithms for Synthetic Aperture Radar Tomographic Reconstruction
Bing Zhang 2015 - 2017 MS Project topic: Obstacle avoidance system for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) by using TX1 and stereo camera
Prof. Yingsong Li 2016 2017 Vising professor from Harbin Engineering University, China  
Meijiao Li 2012 - 2017 PhD Co-advised with Prof. Neville Luhmann. Dissertation topic: Digitally Controlled Phased Array Transmitter Systems for Fusion Plasma Imaging Radar Reflectometric Diagnostics
Yuhao Liu 2012 - 2016 PhD Dissertation topic: Highly Reliable Compact RF-MEMS Contact Switch: Design, Fabrication and Characterization
Jesus-Alexis Torres 2016 Undergrad Summer intern, supported by a National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Grant
Eric Andler 2016 Undergrad Summer intern, supported by a National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Grant
Yanpeng Dong 2014 - 2016 MS Project topic: Data Acquisition System for Millimeter-wave Digital Beamforming Phase Array System
James Chen 2014 - 2016 Undergrad 2015 IEEE MTT-S Undergraduate Fellowship
Marzhan Bekbalanova 2015 - 2016 Undergrad  
Hengjiu Kang, Jun Ouyang, Kim-Thu Pham 2015 - 2016 Undergrad partly supported by a National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Grant
Juan Zeng 2015 Postdoctoral Researcher Now with Intel Corp.
Haoyang Ye 2015 Summer Undergrad UC Davis GREAT Program, True Ground Speed Measurement and Height Awareness of UAV by Radar Transceiver
Xiaocheng Gu, Luyi Kang 2015 Summer Undergrad UC Davis GREAT Program
Minjie Zhu and Samuel Cheung 2013 - 2015 M.S. Report: Autonomous Collision Avoidance or Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Francis Ambion 2013 - 2016 Undergrad, MS Construction of a Modular Cost Effective Spectrum Analyzer with a Tracking Generator
Jose Enrique Almanza Medina 2015 Visiting from CICESE.MX Report
Danqing Fu 2014 PhD Co-advised with Prof. Neville Luhmann. Dissertation topic: RF MEMS Varactor-Based True Time Delay Line Technology for Phased Antenna Array Systems
Dr. Chan Ho Kim 2013 - 2014 Postdoctoral scholar  
Wei-Lung Ho, Edward Wu, Chenguang Yin, Hengjiu Kang, Timothy Lin, Weitang Liu, Ruchika Jingar, Genevieve Kam, Ray Lin 2014 Summer Undergrad Mini-Project Summer Camp
Myung-Ju Song 2014 Summer High School Mini-Project Summer Camp. His Youtube Channel documenting his learning experience
Yusha Bey 2012 - 2014 Postdoctoral scholar  
Xiaoxiao Fan 2014 Summer Undergrad Summer exchange student from Zhejiang University, China
Zihan Chen, Yue Li, Xingbo Wang 2014 Summer Undergrad UC Davis GREAT Program
Zachary Myers 2012 - 2014 Undergrad IEEE MTT-S Undergraduate Student Fellowship
Donald Pinkney and Usama Riaz 2012 - 2014 High School Worked on a Smith Chart program for iOS!
David Arellanes 2013 Undergrad Developed electroplating setup
Meng Wei 2013 Summer Undergrad UC Davis GREAT Program
Zhiyuang Yang, Sensen Li, Huangqing Xiao 2012 Summer Undergrad UC Davis GREAT Program
Jhonnatan Ascate Silva (Jhon) and Christopher Young 2012 - 2013 Undergrad Winner of the 2012 IEEE MTT-S Student Video Competition: https://youtu.be/aN-d_k-SWzc