My name is Bonan Liu. I am now a software engineer at Google Cloud Bigtable team, focusing on distributed systems and cloud computing. I am also an Adjunct Lecturer at The City University of New York, co-teaching a course with introductory topics in cloud computing. I am now living at New York City in the United States.
I got my Master's degree from the Department of Computer Science, Columbia University in the City of New York. My concentration was Vision and Graphics. Before that, I received my Bachelor's degree from the School of Computer Science, Sichuan University, China.
In 2016, I was awarded the Google's TI award. In 2010, I got IBM-CSC Scholarship, which was awarded to only 80 college students nationalwide every year. In addition, I got the National Scholarship twice in 2009 and 2010.
Piano and Keyboard
I learnt keyboard for 6 years during my childhood. After moving to the USA, I begin to learn piano during my spare time. Here is a practice video from my practice. Turkey March
The food in the USA is so different from my hometown, so I usually cook at home. The most popular food that I cooked includes claypot rice (BaoZaiFan in Chinese) and Chinese hamburger (RouJiaMo in Chinese).
Starting from 2014, I began to train myself and attended multiple full or half marathons. My next goal is to attend the full marathon at New York City. I am a member of NewBee Running Club.
I am a long-time supporter and donor for Overseas China Education Fundation. I was a Volunteer at Seattle Chinese Garden during the year of 2013. I would like to contribute to the diversity of the communities in Seattle Area. I also served as the Vice Present of Association Union of Sichuan University when I was at College.