Ziqian Liu received his Ph.D. degree from the Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2005. He joined the Department of Engineering, State University of New York Maritime College, in 2008. From 2005 to 2008, he worked in Ingersoll-Rand Co. Ltd, USA. He was a faculty member in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Hefei University of Technology, China from 1989 to 1999. His current research interests are in developing mathematic models and controls for stochastic complex networks and brain-like computing.