Guyue Liu

Guyue (Grace) Liu

Guyue (Grace) Liu is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at NYU Shanghai. Previously, she was a postdoctoral researcher at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Liu’s research lies at the intersection of networks, systems, and security. She was the recipient of the 2019 EECS Rising Stars, HP Helion OpenStack Scholarship, and she was selected as one of the ten global N2Women rising stars in networking and communications in 2019.
Dr. Liu looks forward to working with self-motivated undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in systems, networks, and security research. Students with these interests should feel free to contact her.

Select Publications

  • Don’t Yank My Chain: Auditable NF Service Chaining. Guyue Liu, Hugo Sadok, Anne Kohlbrenner, Bryan Parno, Vyas Sekar, Justine Sherry. USENIX NSDI 2021. 
  • Fine-Grained Isolation for Scalable, Dynamic, Multi-tenant Edge Clouds. Yuxin Ren, Guyue Liu, Vlad Nitu, Wenyuan Shao, Riley Kennedy, Gabriel Parmer, Timothy Wood, Alain Tchana. USENIX ATC 2020. 
  • Microboxes: High Performance NFV with Customizable, Asynchronous TCP Stacks and Dynamic Subscriptions. Guyue Liu, Yuxin Ren, Mykola Yurchenko, K.K. Ramakrishnan, Timothy Wood. ACM SIGCOMM 2018. 
  • REINFORCE: Achieving Efficient Failure Resiliency for Network Function Virtualization based Services. Sameer G Kulkarni, Guyue Liu, K.K. Ramakrishnan, Mayutan Arumaithurai, Timothy Wood, Xiaoming Fu. ACM CoNEXT 2018. 
  • Netalytics: Cloud-Scale Application Performance Monitoring with SDN and NFV. Guyue Liu, Michael Trotter, Yuxin Ren, Timothy Wood. ACM/IFIP/USENIX Middleware 2016. 


  • PhD, Computer Science
    George Washington University

Research Interests

  • Trustworthy Networks
  • Software Defined Networking (SDN) 
  • Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
  • Cloud & Edge Computing
  • The Internet of Things (IoT)

Courses Taught

  • Computer Networking
  • Computer Security