Jun Liu, Associate Professor

  Department of Electronic Engineering and Information Science, University of Science and Technology of China
  Address: No.443 Huangshan Road, Hefei 230027, China
  Google Scholar:  https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=1eW5CFkAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=sra
  Email: junliu AT ustc DOT edu DOT cn

Research interests:


  Signal processing for autonomous driving, statistical signal processing, machine learning

Editorial Board:


  Associate Editor of IEEE Signal Processing Letters (Since 2018/02)
  Associate Editor of Signal Processing (Elsevier, since 2019/09)

Work experience:


  2018.04-present: Associate Professor, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
  2014.09–2018.03: Associate Professor, Xidian University, Xi'an, China
  2013.01–2014.09: Post-doctorial Associate at the ECE Department, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, USA
  2012.07–2012.12: Post-doctorial Associate at the ECE Department, Duke University, Durham, USA

Education experience:


  2009.09–2012.07: Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Xidian University, China
  2006.09–2009.06: M.S. degree in Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  2002.09–2006.06: B.S. degree in Mathematics, Wuhan University of Technology, China

Professional Society Membership


  Senior Member of IEEE
  Senior Member of CIE
  Member of IEEE Signal Processing Society

Peer-reviewed journal papers (published or accepted):


  1. Jun Liu and Jian Li, “Robust detection in MIMO radar with steering vector mismatches,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 67, no. 20, pp. 5270—5280, October 15, 2019.
  2. Jun Liu, Filippo Biondi, Danilo Orlando, and Alfonso Farina, “Training data classification algorithms for radar applications,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 26, no. 10, pp. 1446—1450, October, 2019.
  3. Jun Liu and Jian Li, “Analytical performance of rank-one signal detection in subspace interference plus Gaussian noise,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, accepted.
  4. Jun Liu, Jinwang Han, Weijian Liu, Shuwen Xu and Zi-Jing Zhang, “Persymmetric Rao test for MIMO radar in Gaussian disturbance,” Signal Processing, vol. 165, pp. 30—36, December, 2019.
  5. Jun Liu and Jian Li, “False alarm rate of the GLRT for subspace signals in subspace interference plus Gaussian noise,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 67, no. 11, pp. 3058—3069, March 1, 2019.
  6. Jun Liu, Siyu Sun, and Weijian Liu, “One-step persymmetric GLRT for subspace signals,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 67, no. 14, pp. 3639—3648, July 15, 2019.
  7. Jun Liu, Danilo Orlando, Pia Addabbo, and Weijian Liu, “SINR distribution for the persymmetric SMI beamformer with steering vector mismatches,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 67, no. 5, pp. 1382—1392, March 1, 2019.
  8. Jun Liu, and Jian Li, “Mismatched signal rejection performance of the persymmetric GLRT detector,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 67, no. 6, pp. 1610—1619, March 15, 2019.
  9. Jun Liu, Weijian Liu, Bo Tang, Jibin Zheng, and Shuwen Xu, “Distributed target detection exploiting persymmetry in Gaussian clutter,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 67, no. 4, pp. 1022—1033, February 15, 2019.
  10. Weijian Liu, Jun Liu*, Qinglei Du, and Yongliang Wang, “Multichannel signal detection based on Wald test in subspace interference and Gaussian noise,”IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 356, no. 1, pp. 629—653, January, 2019.
  11. Jian Xue, Shuwen Xu, Jun Liu, and Peng-Lang Shui, “Model for non-Gaussian sea clutter amplitudes using generalized inverse Gaussian texture,”IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 892—896, June, 2019.
  12. Weijian Liu, Fei Gao, Yuwen Luo, Jun Liu*, and Yong-Liang Wang, "GLRT-based generalized direction detector in a partially homogeneous environment," SCIENCE CHINA Information Science, vol. 62, pp. 209303:1–209303:3, 2019.
  13. Weijian Liu, Jun Liu*, Lei Huang, Qinglei Du, and Yongliang Wang, “Performance analysis of reduced-dimension subspace signal filtering and detection in sample-starved environment,” Journal of the Franklin Institute, vol. 356, no. 1, pp. 629—653, January, 2019.
  14. Jun Liu, Jinwang Han, Zi-Jing Zhang, and Jian Li, “Target detection exploiting covariance matrix structures in MIMO radar,” Signal Processing, vol. 154, pp. 174—181, January, 2019.
  15. Jun Liu, Jinwang Han, Zi-Jing Zhang, and Jian Li, “Bayesian detection for MIMO radar in Gaussian clutter,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 66, no. 24, pp. 6549—6559, December 15, 2018.
  16. Jun Liu, Weijian Liu, Jinwang Han, Bo Tang, Yongbo Zhao, and Haifeng Yang, “Persymmetric GLRT Detection in MIMO Radar,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 67, no. 12, pp. 11913—11923, December, 2018.
  17. Jun Liu, Weijian Liu, Yongchan Gao, Shenghua Zhou, and Xiang-Gen Xia, “Persymmetric adaptive detection of subspace signals: Algorithms and performance analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 66, no. 23, pp. 6124—6136, December 1, 2018.
  18. Jun Liu, Shenghua Zhou, Weijian Liu, Jibin Zheng, Hongwei Liu, and Jian Li, “Tunable adaptive detection in colocated MIMO radar,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 66, no. 4, pp. 1080—1092, February, 2018.
  19. Jun Liu, Sha Liu, Weijian Liu, Shenghua Zhou, Shengqi Zhu, and Zi-Jing Zhang, “Persymmetric adaptive detection of distributed targets in compound-Gaussian sea clutter with Gamma texture,” Signal Processing, vol. 152, pp. 340—349, November, 2018.
  20. Weijian Liu, Jun Liu*, Qinglei Du, and Yongliang Wang, “Distributed target detection in partially homogeneous environment when signal mismatch occurs,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 66, no. 14, pp. 3918—3928, July, 2018.
  21. Weijian Liu, Yongliang Wang, Jun Liu*, Lei Huang, and Chengpeng Hao, “Performance analysis of adaptive detectors in subspace interference and Gaussian noise,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 54, no. 1, pp. 429—441, February, 2018.
  22. Jibin Zheng, Hongwei Liu, Jun Liu*, Xiaolin Du, and Qing Huo Liu, “Radar high-speed maneuvering target detection based on three-dimensional scaled transform,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, vol. 11, no. 8, pp. 2821—2833, August, 2018.
  23. Hong-Yan Zhao, Zi-Jing Zhang, Jun Liu*, Shenghua Zhou, Jibin Zheng, and Weijian Liu, “Target detection based on F-test in passive multistatic radar,” Digital Signal Processing, vol. 79, pp. 1—8, August, 2018.
  24. Weihong Fu, Bin Nong, Xinbiao Zhou, Jun Liu, and Changle Li, “Source recovery in underdetermined blind source separation based on artificial neural network,” China Communications, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 140—154, January, 2018.
  25. Weijian Liu, Hui Han, Jun Liu, Hongli Li, Kai Li, and Yongliang Wang, “Multichannel radar adaptive signal detection in interference and structure nonhomogeneity,” Science China Information Sciences, vol. 60, pp. 112302:1–112302:14, November 2017.
  26. Ding Cao, Shenghua Zhou, Hongwei Liu, Jun Liu and Huikai Zang, “Signal censoring and fusing with system-level communication constraints in multistatic radar: A J-divergence and Bhattacharyya distance based approach,” IET Radar, Sonar and Navigations, vol. 11, no. 12, pp. 1802—1814, December 2017.
  27. Jun Liu, Kai Li, Xichuan Zhang, Ming Liu, and Weijian Liu, "A weighted detector for mismatched subspace signals," Signal Processing. vol. 140, pp. 110—115, November 2017.
  28. Jun Liu, Hong-Yan Zhao, Weijian Liu, Hongbin Li, and Hongwei Liu, "Adaptive detection using both the test and training data for disturbance correlation estimation," Signal Processing. vol. 137, pp. 309—318, August 2017.
  29. Xiaolu Guo, Haihong Tao, Hong-Yan Zhao, and Jun Liu*, “Persymmetric Rao and Wald tests for adaptive detection of distributed targets in compound-Gaussian noise,” IET Radar, Sonar and Navigations, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 453—458, April 2017.
  30. Jun Liu, Weijian Liu, and Hongwei Liu, “A simpler proof of rapid convergence rate in adaptive arrays,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 135—136, February 2017.
  31. Weijian Liu, Jun Liu, Lei Huang and Yong-Liang Wang, “Distributed target detectors with capabilities of mismatched subspace signal rejection,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 888—900, April 2017.
  32. Hong-Yan Zhao, Jun Liu*, Zi-Jing Zhang, Hongwei Liu and Shenghua Zhou, “Linear fusion for target detection in passive multistatic radar,” Signal Processing, vol. 130, pp. 175—182, January 2017.
  33. Weijian Liu, Yongliang Wang, Jun Liu*, Wenchong Xie, Hui Chen, and Rongfeng Li, “Design and performance analysis of adaptive detectors for subspace signals in orthogonal interference and Gaussian noise,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 52, no. 5, pp. 2068—2079, October, 2016.
  34. Yu-Tang Zhu, Yong-Bo Zhao, Jun Liu, and Peng-Lang Shui, “Low complexity robust adaptive beamforming for general-rank signal model with positive semidefinite constraint,”Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering, vol. 17, no. 11, pp. 1245—1252, November 2016.
  35. Weijian Liu, Jun Liu, Xiaoqin Hu, Zhikai Tang, and Yongliang Wang “Statistical performance analysis of the adaptive orthogonal rejection detector,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 873—877, June, 2016.
  36. Jun Liu, Weijian Liu, Hongwei Liu, Chen Bo, Xiang-Gen Xia, and Fengzhou Dai, “Average SINR calculation of a persymmetric sample matrix inversion beamformer,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 64, no. 8, pp. 2135—2145, April 15, 2016.
  37. Weijian Liu, Jun Liu*, Chen Zhang, Hongli Li, and Xueke Wang, “Performance prediction of subspace-based adaptive detectors with signal mismatch,” Signal Processing, vol. 123, pp. 122—126, June 2016
  38. Hongwei Liu, Hongliang Liu, Xiaodong Dan, Shenghua Zhou, and Jun Liu, “Cooperative track Initiation for distributed radar network based on target track information,” IET Radar, Sonar and Navigations, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 735—741, April 2016.
  39. Qinzhen Hu, Hongtao Su, Shenghua Zhou, Ziwei Liu, and Jun Liu, “Target detection in distributed MIMO radar with registration errors,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 438—450, February, 2016.
  40. Qinzhen Hu, Hongtao Su, Shenghua Zhou, Ziwei Liu, Yang Yang, Jun Liu, “Two-stage constant false alarm rate detection for distributed multiple-input–multiple-output radar,” IET Radar, Sonar and Navigations, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 264—271, Feb. 2016.
  41. Jun Liu, Weijian Liu, Hongwei Liu, Zi-Jing Zhang, and Bo Chen, “Performance of SMI beamformer with mismatch in steering vector errors in heterogeneous environments,” Signal Processing, vol. 123, pp. 22—29, June 2016
  42. Jun Liu, Weijian Liu, Bo Chen, Hongwei Liu, Hongbin Li, and Chengpeng Hao, “Modified Rao test for multichannel adaptive signal detection,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 64, no. 3, pp. 714—725, February 1, 2016.
  43. Xin Zhang, Hongbin Li, Jun Liu, and Braham Himed, “Joint delay and Doppler estimation for passive sensing with direct-path interference,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 64, no. 3, pp. 630—640, February 1, 2016.
  44. Weijian Liu, Jun Liu, Lei Huang, Kai Yan, and Yongliang Wang, “Robust GLRT approaches to signal detection in the presence of spatial- temporal uncertainty,” Signal Processing, vol. 118, pp. 272—284, January 2016.
  45. Jun Liu, Weijian Liu, Bo Chen, Hongwei Liu, and Hongbin Li, “Detection probability of a CFAR matched filter with signal steering vector errors,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 22, no. 12, pp. 2474—2478, December 2015.
  46. Zi-Jing Zhang, Jun Liu*, Yongbo Zhao, and Yunhe Cao, “False alarm rate of the GLRT-LQ detector in non-Gaussian and heterogeneous clutter,” Aerospace Science and Technology, vol. 47, pp. 191—194, December 2015.
  47. Xin Zhang, Jun Liu, Hongbin Li, and Braham Himed, “Maximum likelihood synchronization for DVB-T2 in unknown fading channels,” IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, vol. 61, no. 4, pp. 615—624, December 2015.
  48. Weijian Liu, Jun Liu, Libao Wang, Keqing Duan, and Yongliang Wang, “Adaptive array detection in noise and completely unknown jamming,” Digital Signal Processing, vol. 46, pp. 41—48, November 2015.
  49. Hongbin Li, Zhe Wang, Jun Liu, and Braham Himed, “Moving target detection in distributed MIMO radar on moving platforms,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, vol. 9, no. 8, pp. 1524—1535, December 2015.
  50. Weijian Liu, Jun Liu, Lei Huang, Dujian Zou, and Yongliang Wang, “Rao tests for distributed target detection in interference and noise,” Signal Processing, vol. 117, pp. 333—342, December 2015.
  51. Jun Liu, Guolong Cui, Hongbin Li, and Braham Himed, “On the performance of a persymmetric adaptive matched filter,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 51, no. 4, pp. 2605—2614, October 2015.
  52. Weijian Liu, Yongliang Wang, Jun Liu, Wenchong Xie, Hui Chen, and Wenkun Gu, “Adaptive detection without training data in colocated MIMO Radar,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 51, no. 3, pp. 2469—2479, July 2015.
  53. Bo Chen, Hao Zhang, Xuefeng Zhang, Wei Wen, Hongwei Liu, and Jun Liu, "Max-margin discriminant projection via data augmentation," IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, vol. 27, no. 7, pp. 1964—1976, July 2015.
  54. Fei Gao, Lili Guo, Hongbin Li, Jun Liu, and Jun Fang, “Quantizer design for distributed GLRT detection of weak signal in wireless sensor networks,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 2032—2042, April 2015.
  55. Jun Liu, Hongbin Li and Braham Himed, “Persymmetric adaptive target detection with distributed MIMO radar,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 372—382, Jan. 2015.
  56. Jun Liu, Hongbin Li and Braham Himed, “On the performance of the cross-correlation detector for passive radar applications,” Signal Processing, vol. 113, pp. 32—37, August 2015.
  57. Guolong Cui, Jun Liu, Hongbin Li and Braham Himed, “Signal detection with noisy reference for passive sensing,” Signal Processing, vol. 108, pp. 389—399, March 2015.
  58. Jun Liu, Hongbin Li and Braham Himed, “Threshold setting for adaptive matched filter and adaptive coherence estimator,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 11—15, Jan. 2015.
  59. Weijian Liu, Wenchong Xie, Jun Liu, Dujian Zou, Honglin Wangand Yongliang Wang, “Detection of a distributed target with direction uncertainty”, IET Radar, Sonar and Navigations, vol. 8, no. 9, pp. 1177—1183, December 2014.
  60. Jun Liu, Hongbin Li and Braham Himed, “Two target detection algorithms for passive multistatic radar,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 62, no. 22, pp. 5930—5939, Nov. 2014.
  61. Jun Liu, Hongbin Li and Braham Himed, “Joint optimization of transmit and receive beamforming in active arrays,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 39—42, Jan. 2014 (IEEE SPL Best Paper Award Nominated Candidate).
  62. Weijian Liu, Wenchong Xie, Jun Liu and Yongliang Wang, “Adaptive double subspace signal detection in Gaussian background—Part I: homogeneous environments,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 62, no. 9, pp. 2345—2357, May 2014.
  63. Weijian Liu, Wenchong Xie, Jun Liu and Yongliang Wang, “Adaptive double subspace signal detection in Gaussian background—Part II: partially homogeneous environments,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 62, no. 9, pp. 2358—2369, May 2014.
  64. Jun Liu, Zi-Jing Zhang, Yunhe Cao and Min Wang, “Distributed targets detection in subspace interference plus Gaussian noise,” Signal Processing, vol. 95, no. 2, pp. 88—100, Feb. 2014.
  65. Jun Liu, Zi-Jing Zhang, Yunhe Cao and Shiyong Yang, “A closed-form expression for false alarm rate of adaptive MIMO-GLRT detector with distributed MIMO radar,” Signal Processing, vol. 93, no. 9, pp. 2771—2776, Sep. 2013.
  66. Jun Liu, Zi-Jing Zhang, Yun Yang and Min Wang, “Comments on ‘probabilities of false alarm and detection for the NAMF operating in Gaussian clutter’,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 19, no. 10, pp. 671, Oct. 2012.
  67. Jun Liu, Zi-Jing Zhang and Yun Yang, “Optimal waveform design for generalized likelihood ratio and adaptive matched filter detectors using a diversely polarized antenna,” Signal Processing, vol. 92, no. 4, pp. 1126—1131, Apr. 2012.
  68. Jun Liu, Zi-Jing Zhang and Yun Yang, “Performance enhancement of subspace detection with a diversely polarized antenna,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 4—7, Jan. 2012.
  69. Jun Liu, Zi-Jing Zhang, Peng-Lang Shui and Hongwei Liu, “Exact performance of an adaptive subspace detector,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, no. 9, pp. 4945—4950, Sep. 2012.
  70. Jun Liu, Zi-Jing Zhang, Yun Yang and Hongwei Liu, “A CFAR adaptive subspace detector for first-order or second-order Gaussian signals based on a single observation,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 59, no. 11, pp. 5126—5140, Nov. 2011.