Hui Liu (F’09) received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Fudan University, Shanghai, China, in 1988, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA, in 1995. He was a Full Professor and an Associate Chairman with the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, and a Chair Professor and an Associate Dean with the School of Electronic, Information and Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He was one of the principal designers of the 3G TD-SCDMA mobile technologies. He was the Founder of Adaptix, which pioneered the development of OFDMA-based mobile broadband networks (mobile WiMAX and 4G LTE). He is currently the President and the CTO with Silkwave Holdings and an Affiliate Professor with the University of Washington. His research interests include broadband wireless networks, satellite communications, digital broadcasting, and multimedia signal processing. He contributed to the global standards for broadband cellular and mobile broadcasting. He was a recipient of the 1997 NSF CAREER Award, the Gold Prize Patent Award in China, three IEEE best conference paper awards, and the 2000 ONR Young Investigator Award