Signal Processing and Communications Laboratory

Department of Engineering

Shirley (Xiaoqi) Liu Shirley Liu

Background - Research - Publications

My first name is pronounced as "Sh-ih-ow Chi" smile but feel free to call me Shirley.

Position: PhD Student

E-mail: xl394 [at]

Office Location: BN3-02

Thesis Title:

Supervisor: Dr Ramji Venkataramanan


I completed my BA and MEng degrees at Cambridge with Distinction in June 2019. My MEng thesis was titled Efficient Sparse Principal Component Analysis for Low-rank Matrices using Linear Codes.

Research Interests



Supervisor for third-year courses 3F7 Information Theory & Coding and 3F4 Data Transmission

Demonstrator for 3F4 Data Transmission laboratory