Our Project Mentor

Hong Liu

Project Mentor – Hong Liu

Associate Professor of Mathematics

Mathematics Department
Daytona College of Arts & Sciences
Daytona Beach campus


  • Ph.D. – Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics, University of Arkansas System (AR) : Fayetteville

Currently Teaching

  • MA 242Calculus & Analytical Geom II
  • MA 495GData Mining

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Mathematics courses: Statistics,  College Algebra, Trigonometry, all Calculus Series, Ordinary Diff. Equations,  Advance Engineering Mathematics

Undergraduate Computer/Computational Science Courses,  Discrete Math and Data Structure, Data Mining, Scientific Visualization (co-teach), Mathematical Modeling and simulation

Graduate Math and Computer Science Courses: Partial Differential Equations, Model-Based Verification
(co-teach), Graduate Research Project for Software Engineering



 [1] H. Liu, The Global Solutions of the Cauchy Problem of Holomorphic PDE and Schwarz Potential Conjecture, J. of Mathematical Analysis and Appl, Oct, 2000,Vol. 250, P.387–405.

[2] H. Liu, J. Ryan, The Cayley Transformation on spherical and Hyperbolas via Clifford

Analysis, Clifford Analysis and Its App, Nato Science Series: II, Vol 25, 2001, P.255–


[3] H. Liu, J. Ryan, Clifford Analysis Techniques for Spherical PDE, The Journal of

Fourier Analysis and Applications, Volume 8, Issue 6, 2002, Pages 535 – 563.

Model Checking and Application to Software Engineering

[4] H. Liu and D. P. Gluch, A Proposal for Introduction Model Checking into an Undergraduate Software Engineering Curriculum, The Journal of Computing Science in Colleges, Vol. 18, Num. 2, 2002, P. 259 – 270.

[5] H. Liu, D. P. Gluch, Conceptual Modeling with the Object-Process Methodology in

Software Architecture, The Journal of Computing Science in Colleges, Vol. 19, Num. 3, 2004, P.10– 21.

[6] H. Liu, D. P. Gluch, Query Generation Guidelines and Consideration to Statecharts of Object-Oriented Designs, Proceeding of the Conference of Advances in Computer Sciences and Technology sponsored by IASTED (International Association of Science and Technology For Development) 2004, page 209-214.

[7] H. Liu, J. E. McKisson, P. B. Piercey, Judy Chou, Yishi Li, An Empirical Solution to a Portable Device Driver for NI-DAQ-Card, Presented in Kmax Conference Sponsored by Sparrow Corp. Daytona Beach, March 2005.

[8] H. Liu, P. B. Piercey, J. E. McKisson, B. Maisler, Y. Li, J. McKisson, J. Schuck, An Empirical Solution to a Kmax Device Driver for a Family of PCI-VME Adapters, Proceedings of Conference on Advances in Computer Science and Technology (IASTED), 2005, p. 42-47.

[9] H. Liu, D. P. Gluch, Query Generation Template and Temporal Query Generation, the

Proceedings of the 44th Southeast ACM conference, 2006, page 80-84.

[10] B. D Maisler, H, Liu, J.E. McKisson, Yishi Li, Eric Kvam, Voronoi Diagram and its Application to Spatial Calibration for Gamma Camera Images, the Proceedings of the third International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications, 2008, P. 68-73.

[11] H. Liu, D. P. Gluch, Formal Verification of AADL Behavior Models: A Feasibility

Investigation, the Proceedings of the 47th Southeast ACM conference, 2009

[12] Ming Wang, Hong P. Liu, Drew Hwang, Applying Data Analytics to Development of the Web-based Information Security Career System, International Journal of Information and Electronics Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 5, September 2012.

[13] Pu Gao, Hong P. Liu, D. P Gluch, On Modeling, Simulating and Verifying a Decentralized Mission Control Algorithm for a Fleet of Collaborative UAVs, Procedia Computer Science, Volume 9, 792-801.

Computational Science Education

[14] H. Liu, Mathematical Modeling and Visualization, a Preliminary Course Design for

Computational Science Curriculum, Proceeding of Frontiers in Education Conference,


[15] Jayathi Raghavan, Leslie Sena, David Bethelmy, Hong Liu, Problem solving experience through light-dose computational mathematical modules for Engineering students, the proceedings of the 2008 ASEE Annual Conference, (Nominated as best paper awards)

[16] H. Liu, Offering Honors Course Option within an Ordinary Mathematical Course for Undergraduate Students in Engineering Majors, the Proc. of the 2008 ASEE Annual Conference

[17] Leslie Sena, Hong Liu, David G. Bethelmy, and Jayathi Raghavan, Panel Discussion: Cultivating Students’ Problem Solving Ability: Developing a Framework for Computational Science Modules, the Proceedings of CCSC-SE Conference, 2008.

[18] Hong Liu, Jayathi Raghavan, A Mathematical Modeling Module with System Engineering Approach for Teaching Undergraduate Students to Conquer Complexity , The Proceedings of Conference ICCS 09 , Part II, LNCS5545, pp 93-102, 2009.

[19] Jayathi Raghavan, Hong Liu, An Innovative Undergraduate Computational Math

Curriculum for Engineering Students Seeking Dual Majors, the proc. of the 2010 ASEE Annual Conference.

[20] Hong P. Liu, Andrei Ludu, ACE – A Model Centered REU Program Standing on the Three Legs of CSE: Analysis, Computation and Experiment, Procedia Computer Science, Volume 9, 1773-1782.

[21] Liu, H. Klein, J. (2013), Using REU Project and Crowdsourcing to Facilitate Learning on Demand, Proceedings of IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Explorative Learning at Digit Ages, Fort Worth, Texas Part II, LNCS5545, P. 93-102.

[22] Simpson, A. Ludu , H. J. Cho and H. Liu, Simpson, A. Ludu, A. Cho H. J., Liu, H. 2014, Experimental and theoretical studies on visible light attenuation in water, Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics, retrievable from http://arxiv.org/abs/1408.3883

[23] Lyons, T, Ginther, M. Mascarenas, P. Rickard, E. Robinson, J. Braeger, J, Liu, H., and Ludu A. 2014, Nonlinear Decelerator for Payloads in Aerial Delivery Systems. I: Design and Testing, Nonlinear Dynamics, retrievable from http://arxiv.org/abs/1408.4190.

[24] Book chapter, Hong P. Liu, Maria Ludu, and Douglas Holton, Can K-12 Math Teachers Train Students to Make Sound Logic Reasoning? – A Question Affecting 21st Century Skills, To appear in “Emerging Technologies for STEAM Education’, Edited by Xu Ge, Michael Spector, and Dirk Ifenthaler, 2014.

[25] Hong Liu, Junzhen Shao, Qi Zhou, Jonathan Jaworski, Ci Wen, Zakaria Daud, Stacey Joseph-Ellison Eco-Dolphin – a Fleet of Cost-efficient AUVs for Coastal Ecological Data Acquisition, under review.

Book Preprint: Mathematical Modeling and Simulation – A Holistic View Focusing on Validation and Verification, Posted on http://modelsim.wordpress.com and served as the textbook of the course in Mathematical Modeling and Simulation.



Investigated and built a SBS Driver of Kmax data acquisition system for Jefferson Lab with the helps of three students in 2003-2004. This project results in three releases: KSBS Driver 1.2 for Winow-XP, KSBS Driver 1.2 for MacOS-X , KSBS Driver 2.2 for MacOS-X (Funded $7,0000 to R.B. Piercey and J.E. McKisson) http://www.sparrowcorp.com/downloads/user-area-downloads, ID12090502, Lui_KSBS-617.