Mycroft Liu - Research Assistant at University of Minnesota

Mycroft Liu

Undergrad Research Assistant at University of Minnesota
Email: liux4418 at umn dot edu
Office: 117 Pleasant St SE, Digital Technology Center Suite 487, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Qingxu "Mycroft" Liu. Detail-oriented computer science undergraduate research assistant with strong mathematics background and hands-on experience performing laboratory work to advance research goals. Good coding background with multiple computer languages. Currently pursuing degree of Mathematics B. S. and Computer Science B. S. double major at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
Mycroft is easy to cooperate with and hunger to learn new things. Currently looking for an internship in computer science labs and IT software industries.

Disciplines: Computer Network, 5G Application, Data Analysis


University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Bachelor of Science

Computer Science

Bachelor of Science



Nanjing Foreign Language School

Middle School & High School

IB Diploma Program

SEP 2011 - May 2017


Undergraduate Research Assistant

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Advisor: Prof. Zhi-Li Zhang
Qwest Chair Professor and McKnight Distinguished University Professor at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

5G mmWave Researcher
Publication: A First Look at Commercial 5G Performance on Smartphones
Official Website

Android Developer
5GTracker is an app collecting information such as 5G/4G network status, tower handoff status, GPS, etc. from the devices.

Web Developer
United States 5G Coverage Map

IoT Researcher
Using NFQueue and Scapy to analyze IoT data.


Information Security Internship

Volvo Cars (Asia-Pacific)

Supported security supervision, operaion and maintainess in all digital projects. Built up internal security tools with open source software. Involved in data loss prevention and compliance projects. Lead the investigation on one serious security incident and found the hacker.

JUL 2020 - OCT 2020

Software Engineer Internship

Linkage Info, LLC   (Former NASDAQ Symbol: ASIA)

Supported software engineering in School-Parents Communication Platform project. Used CentOS, Oracle SQL, Java, Spring, etc. on regular basis. Best intern student award.

JUN 2019 - AUG 2019


Some Paper
  • Lumos5G: Mapping and Predicting Commercial mmWave 5G Throughput (to appear)
    Arvind Narayanan, Eman Ramadan, Rishabh Mehta, Xinyue Hu, Qingxu Liu, Udhaya Kumar Dayalan,
    Rostand Fezeu, Saurabh Verma, Peiqi Ji, Tao Li, Feng Qian, Zhi-Li Zhang
    ACM IMC 2020, Remote Conference, October, 2020
  • A First Look at Commercial 5G Performance on Smartphones
    Arvind Narayanan, Eman Ramadan, Jason Carpenter, Qingxu Liu, Yu Liu, Feng Qian, Zhi-Li Zhang
    WWW 2020, Taipei, Taiwan (China), April, 2020

All Publications


Programming Languages & Tools
  • English
  • Mandarin


  • American Mathematics Competition (AMC12) World Top 1%
  • Dean's List - University of Minnesota-Twin Cities


Most importantly

- FC Barcelona fan
- Love traveling
- Love playing golf

All other hobbies