Qing Liu

Qing Liu

Research Scientist


Physical: Castray Esplanade Hobart TAS 7000
Mail: GPO Box 1538, Hobart TAS 7001

Tel: 61 3 6232 5537


  • Integrated Water Information Systems (iWIS)


  • a. Water Data Transfer Format Project under the Water Information Research and Development Alliance b. Provenance project

Science Area

  • Semantic Data Management


Qing is a research scientist at the Tasmanian ICT Centre. Currently she is working on the Provenance and Water Data Transfer Format projects. Her research focus is to develop effective and efficient solutions for managing, integrating and analysing large amount of complex datasets. She has been working on bioinformatics, hydrology, spatial and spatial-temporal applications. In 2006, Qing was engaged in the spatio-temporal data management project when she worked as a researcher with Prof. Xiaofang Zhou at The University of Queensland. She completed her PhD (Computer Science) at The University of New South Wales with Prof. Xuemin Lin from 2002 to 2005. Her PhD thesis topic is summarization of very large spatial data set.

Academic Qualifications

2005 PhD University of New South Wales, Computer Science

Recent Professional Experience

2007-2009 Project Leader, Tasmanian ICT Centre

Achievements & Awards

2005 Best Student Paper Award of the 7th Asia Pacific Web Conference

Other Highlights

2009 Graduate Certificate in Commercialisation, University of Tasmania, Australia

Student Supervision

2011 Huong Pho, Vocation student project, UTAS
2010 Tingwei Wang, Honours project, UTAS
2007-2009 S. Yang, Master student project, UNSW
2006 H. Jeong, 2nd year PhD project, UQ (internal supervision)