Frank Liu
Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering
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I am a Ph.D. student with Robert Likamwa in the
Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering
at Arizona State University - Tempe.

Before joining ASU, I obtained my Bachelor's degree at the University of Washington in Electrical Engineering in 2018 where I graduated with Honors. I conducted research with Shwetak Patel and Hanchuan Li in the Ubiquitous Computing Lab.

I am interested in enhancing human computer interaction experiences through mixed reality and machine learning, advancing education and encouraging overall health and wellness.




Coordinate: A spreadsheet-programmable augmented reality framework for immersive map-based visualizations
Aashiq Shaikh, Linda Nguyen, Alireza Bahremand, Hannah Bartolomea, Frank Liu, Van Nguyen, Derrick Anderson and Robert Likamwa.
Special Special Session Paper: International Conference on Artificial Intelligence & Virtual Reality (AIVR ‘19), San Diego, California

SoberComm: Exploring the Feasibility of Facilitating Alcohol Dependent Patients to Improve Family Communication using Mobile Phones
Chuang-Wen You, Hung-Yeh Lin, Yaliang Chuang, Yi-Ching Huang, Jui-Ting Tsai, Shan Jean Wu, Chia-Hua Kuo, Ming-Chyi Huang, Frank Wencheng Liu, Jane Yung-Jen Hsu, Hui-Ching Wu.
ACM Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT) September 2019

SWISH: A shifting-weight interface of simulated hydrodynamics for haptic perception of virtual fluid vessels
Shahabedin Sagheb, Frank Wencheng Liu, Alireza Bahremand, Assegid Kidane, Robert Likamwa
ACM UIST 2019, New Orleans, Louisiana

A Spatial Audio System for the Internet-of-Things
Frank Liu, Robert Likamwa
Hotmobile 2019, Santa Cruz, California
  Awarded: NSF Student Travel Grant


Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction (TEI 2019), Tempe Arizona
 Student Volunteer

Advanced Robotics at the University of Washington, Summer 2019
Hacklodge Seattle, Summer 2019


TEDxASU: NextGen, Arizona State University

I served as part of the organizing team for the TedxASU 2019 event, which sold over 1000+ tickets. I advised part of the development for the TedxASU application on android and ios. I also assisted in speaker selection, providing insights to the rest of the organizing team. During the event, I presented my research at a pre-event symposium and served in full capacity set up and take down.

Event Details

Sunhacks Organizer, Arizona State University

I served as part of the organizing team for Sunhacks 2018. I lead marketing campaigns to sell out tickets for 300+ participants. Together with my peers, I helped organize the largest hackathon in Phoenix area bringing students interested in technology in the ASU community closer together.

State Press

Scholar-Donor Recognition Luncheon 2017-2018, University of Washington

From my exemplary leadership and service on campus, I was personally invited by Michael Bragg, Dean of the College of Engineering, as a speaker for the 2017-2018 Scholar-Donor Recognition Luncheon.

Advanced Robotics Executive Board, University of Washington

From my time on leadership, the Advanced Robotics team grew from 20 to 90 active members. The team raised over 20,000 dollars in philanthropy efforts in addition to landing sponsorships from companies such as Blue Origin and Dominoes. I lead a robot team where I conducted CAD and code reviews as well as manufacturing and construction of the robot. During the summer of 2018, my team placed 3rd prize in the International Regionals at the Robomasters competition in Shenzhen, China.

UW Daily
Seattle Times
Seattle Times



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