Instrument Science and Engineering

  • Name:Liu Manhua
  • Title:Associate Professor
  • Office:SEIEE 2-343
  • Office Phone:086 021 34207229
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Research Field

Her research interests include image processing and pattern recognition, in particular, biometrics recognition, medical image processing and machine learning and so forth.


Dr. Liu received Ph.D degree from EEE, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Before that, she got B.S. and M.Eng. degrees from North China Institute of Technology and Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, respectively.

Work experience

Since Aug. 2008, she joined in the Department of Instrument Science and Engineering, School of Electronic, Information and Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. She is currently an associate professor in SJTU. From 2007-2008, she was a research fellow in EEE, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.


Currently, She has got some research funding projects as principle investigator on fingerprint recognition, image understanding and medical image analysis. The selected research funding projects are:
[1] "Recognition of fingerprint image of small size based on image information fusion", Doctoral Fund of Ministry of Education of China, 01/2010 - 12/2011
[2] “Latent fingerprint image processing and recognition”, NSFC fund, 01/2011 – 12/2013
[3] “Fusion of MRI and PET medical images”, SJTU Integration of Medical and Engineering fund, 07/2010 – 06/2012

Awards and Honors

SJTU Chen Xin Young Scholar 2009


《Image-based Measurement: Principle and Applications》
《Embedded Computer System: Principle and Applications》


She has published around 20 journal and conference papers such as pattern recognition and IEEE Tans. Some selected publications are as follows:
【1】 M. Liu, “Fingerprint Classification Based on Adaboost Learning from Singularity Features”, Pattern Recognition, Vol. 43, No. 3, pp. 1062-1070, March 2010.
【2】 M. Liu, X. Jiang and A. C. Kot, “A Multi-Prototype Clustering Algorithm”, Pattern Recognition, Vol. 42,No. 5,pp.689-698, May 2009.
【3】 M. Liu, X. Jiang and A. C. Kot, “Efficient Fingerprint Search Based on Database Clustering”, Pattern Recognition, Vol. 40, No. 6, pp. 1793-1803, June 2007.
【4】 X. Jiang, M. Liu and A. C. Kot, “Fingerprint Retrieval for Identification”, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 532-542, December 2006.
【5】 M. Liu, X. Jiang and A. C. Kot, “Fingerprint Reference Point Detection”, EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, vol. 2005, issue 4, pp. 498-509, April 2005.