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Liwen Xu
Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences

Address: Room 4-609 FIT Building,Tsinghua University, Beijing, P. R. China
Tel: (+1)980-494-0525

I graduated from IIIS, Tsinghua University as Ph.D in 2015, and now I am working as Software Engineer at Google in California, USA.


Education Background

2009 - 2015  IIIS, Tsinghua University, Ph.D Student.
2005 - 2009 School of Advanced Engineering, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics



Research Field


My research interests lie in Compressive Sensing theory & application, Wireless Sensor Network, mobile networks.

My supervisor is Prof. Thomas Moscibroda.




Liwen Xu, Xiaohong Hao, Nicholas D. Lane, Xin Liu, Thomas Moscibroda. More with less: lowering user burden in mobile crowdsourcing through compressive sensing. Ubicom 2015.


Liwen Xu, Xiaohong Hao, Nicholas D. Lane, Xin Liu, Thomas Moscibroda. Cost-Aware Compressive Sensing for Networked Sensing Systems. IPSN 2015, April 12-18, 2015, Seattle, USA

Tianlin Shi, Da Tang, Liwen Xu and Thomas Moscibroda. Correlated Compressive Sensing for Networked Data. 30th Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI 2014), July 23-27, Quebec, Canada.

Xiao Qi, Yongcai Wang, Yuexuan Wang, Liwen Xu. Compressive Sensing over Strongly Connected Digraph and Its Application in Traffic Monitoring. The 33rd Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM2014), 1222-1230, April 27-May 2, 2014, Toronto, Canada.

Liwen Xu, Xiao Qi, Yuexuan Wang, Thomas Moscibroda. Efficient Data Gathering using Compressed Sparse Functions. IEEE INFOCOM 2013, April 14-19, 2013, Turin, Italy

Liwen XU, Yuexuan WANG, Yongcai WANG. Major Coefficients Recovery: a Compressed Data Gathering Scheme for Wireless Sensor Network. 2011 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2011), December 5-9, Houston, Texas, USA

Yongcai Wang ,Yuexuan Wang, Xiao Qi, Liwen Xu, Jinbiao Chen, Guanyu Wang. L3SN: a Level-based, Large-scale, Longevous Sensor Network System for Agriculture Information Monitoring. Wireless Sensor Network Vol. 2, pp.655-660, 2010.

Yuexuan Wang, Yongcai Wang, Xiao Qi, Liwen Xu. OPAIMS:Open Architecture Precision Agriculture Information Monitoring System. CASES’09 pp.233-239.


2012 Baidu Scholarship First Prize
2009 Beihang University Outstanding Graduate
2008 Microsoft Research Asia Young Fellowship Candidate
2007 First Prize in the China Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling