Mengmeng Liu (刘蒙蒙)

Ph.D. Candidate
Computer and Information Science
University of Pennsylvania

Contact:
Levine 575, 3330 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215)-573-2582
Mobile: (215)-847-7085
Email: mengmeng [at] seas.upenn.edu

Recent News

I am on the job market this year. Here are my Curricum Vitae and Research Statement (last updated Feb 24, 2012).

Short Bio

I am a sixth year Ph.D. candidate in the Computer and Information Science department at the University of Pennsylvania. I am co-advised by Zack Ives and Boon Thau Loo. I am also proud to be a member of the great DBGroup at Penn.

My research interest is Data Management. Recently, I have worked on query processing and optimization for novel applications like data streams, sensor networks, and cloud computing.

Before entering graduate school at Penn, I obtained my B.S. in Computer Science from Fudan University, Shanghai, China. Shanghai is my hometown and I miss everything there. Apart from Ph.D. study, I enjoy playing piano, running and biking. Here is my husband's homepage.

I spent the summer of 2010 and 2011 doing internships at Micrososft Bing and IBM Research Almaden respectively.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Efficient Optimization and Processing for Distributed Monitoring and Control Applications (Paper)
Mengmeng Liu
SIGMOD/PODS Ph.D. Symposium, 2012
SmartCIS: Integrating Digital and Physical Environments (Paper)(Bib)
Mengmeng Liu, Svilen Mihaylov, Zhuowei Bao, Marie Jacob, Zachary G. Ives, Boon Thau Loo and Sudipto Guha
SIGMOD Record 39(1), 48-53, 2010
Maintaining Recursive Views of Regions and Connectivity in Networks (Paper)(Bib)
Mengmeng Liu, Nicholas E. Taylor, Wenchao Zhou, Zachary G. Ives, Boon Thau Loo
IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE) 22(8), 1126-1141, 2010
Special Issue on Best papers of ICDE 2009
SmartCIS: Integrating Digital and Physical Environments (Paper)(Poster)(Bib)
Mengmeng Liu, Svilen Mihaylov, Zhuowei Bao, Marie Jacob, Zachary G. Ives, Boon Thau Loo, Sudipto Guha
ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data (demo), Providence, RI, June 2009
Honorable Mention Award Demo at SIGMOD 2009
Recursive Computation of Regions and Connectivity in Networks (Paper)(Talk)(TR)(Poster)(Bib)
Mengmeng Liu, Nicholas E. Taylor, Wenchao Zhou, Zachary G. Ives, Boon Thau Loo
25th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), Shanghai, China, Apr 2009 (Long oral presentation, 16.8% acceptance)

Other Publications

A Review of Adaptive Query Processing Systems (Paper)
Mengmeng Liu
University of Pennsylvania, Technical Report MS-CIS-10-06, 2010
In fullfillment of Written Preliminary Exam II

Awards

Honorable Mention Demo Award, top three demos at SIGMOD 2009

Best Papers in ICDE 2009 invited to a special issue of TKDE

Excellent Undergraduate Thesis Award (top 3%), Fudan University, 2006

First Class Undergraduate Renmin Fellowship (top 3%), Computer Science, Fudan University, 2003 - 2006

First Prize Winner in China Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM), 2004

Second Prize Winner in ACM Regional Collegiate Programming Contest, Xi An Region, 2002

First Prize Winner in National Olympics in Informatics in Provinces, China, 2001

Second Prize Winner in National Olympics in Mathematics in Provinces, China, 2001

Presentations

SmartCIS: Integrating Digital and Physical Environments (Demo & Poster, SIGMOD, June 2009)

Recursive Computation of Regions and Connectivity in Networks (Slides, DB Group meeting, October 2008) (Poster, Fall'08 DB/IR day, October 2008) (Slides, System Lunch, January 2009) (Talk, ICDE, April 2009) (Poster, ICDE, April 2009)

SmartCIS Project Progress Report, CIS650, December 2008

Answering Reachability Queries on Directed Graphs, DB Group meeting, July 2008

Data Stream Processing, System Lunch, November 2007

The Piazza Project, CIS650, April 2007

The Design of the Borealis Query Processing Engine, CIS700, March 2007

ONYX: Towards an Internet-Scale XML Dissemination Service, CIS700, January 2007

Coursework

CIS 500, Software Foundations (Fall 2007)

CIS 501, Computer Architecture (Fall 2006)

CIS 502, Analysis of Algorithms (Spring 2007)

CIS 511, Theory of Computation (Spring 2007)

CIS 520, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (Fall 2006)

CIS 650, Advanced Topics in Databases (Spring 2007: Data Integration; Fall 2008: Database Systems)

CIS 682, Friendly Logics (Spring 2011)

CIS 700, Special Topics (Spring 2007: Networking Meets Databases; Spring 2010: Distributed Systems Meet Social Networks)

Teaching Experience

CIS 550, Database Management Systems (Teaching Assistant, Fall 2007)

CIS 455/555, Internet and Web Systems (Teaching Assistant, Spring 2008)

Activities

From 2008 till now, I was the the organizer for DBGroup meetings.

From 2008 to 2010, I was the organizer of CISters, an informal group of graduate women in the CIS department. I had a lot of fun hanging out with friends there.