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Zhang Liu

Engineering Manager

David is an engineering manager at Facebook. He has worked on a variety of connectivity projects that help provide more and better internet connectivity to the world, including solar-power unmanned aircraft, free-space optical communication, network planning using advanced optimization and data, connectivity marketplace, and cellular communication systems. Prior to Facebook, David worked on a number of satellite communication systems and high-altitude long-endurance UAVs at Northrop Grumman. He received his BS, MS, and PhD degrees all in electrical engineering from UCLA.

Interests

Machine learning, connectivity and data science

Latest Publications

ICCAR - April 20, 2020

Trajectory Optimization of Solar-Powered High-Altitude Long Endurance Aircraft

Jack Marriott, Birce Tezel, Zhang Liu, Nicolas Stier

Journal of Unmanned Vehicle Systems - June 15, 2017

Formulation of Aerial Platform Environmental Requirements from Global Radiosonde Data

Jacob Stelman, Zhang Liu