Professor Zhen Liu received his Masters and Ph.D degrees, both in Civil Engineering College, from Harbin Institute of Technology, China, in 1992 and 1996. From 1996 to 1998, he worked as a post-doctoral fellow in the space college of Harbin Institute of Technology. From 1998 to 2001, he worked as a research engineer and project manager in Haier Group Company in China for three years. In 2001, he left Haier Group Company and worked as a post-doctoral fellow in State Key Lab of CAD&CG in Zhejiang University. In 2003, he joined Ningbo University. He works at the Faculty of Information Science and Engineering, Ningbo University and is a member of China Computer Federation.
His main research interests include virtual reality and artificial intelligence，serious game，and social computing. His research focuses on the social life and is working with experts in the fields of medicine, engineering, and social sciences to carry out cross scientific research. Professor Liu has published more than 70 journal papers and completed many research projects, such as Natural Science Foundation Project of China, National High Technology Research and Development Program China and Special Prophase Project on Basic Research of The National Department of Science and Technology.