Dr. Alex Liu

Dr. Alex Liu


M.S. and Ph.D., Statistical Computing and Sociology, Stanford University


Harvard University, Advisor to the Harvard Data Science Review, 2019- present

RMDS Lab, CEO and Director, 2019- present

IBM, Thought Leader, Chief Data Scientist & Distinguished Data Scientist, 2013- 2019

Retention Science, Chief Data Scientist, 2013

TRG iSKY, Chief Data Officer, 2013

YapStone, Inc., Principal Consultant on Data and Insights, 2012

ZestFinance, Machine Learning Expert, 2011

Shopzilla, Inc., Lead Consultant on Business Analytics & Data Science, 2011

University of California, Irvine, Adjunct Professor, 2003-2010

The Enterprise Network of Silicon Valley, Director, 2004

University of Southern California, Adjunct Assistant Professor, 2002-2004

GEC Education, Managing Director, 1995-2001


Liu, A. (2020). Applying Satellite Observations of Tropical Cyclone Internal Structures to Rapid Intensification Forecast with Machine Learning, Wiley.


Liu, A. (2020). Transforming Healthcare with Big Data and AI. Information Age Publishing.


Liu, A. (2016). Apache Spark Machine Learning Blueprints. Packt Publishing


Liu, A. (2015). Structural Equation Modeling and Latent Variable Approaches. John Wiley & Sons.


Liu, A. (2009). Building Structural Equation Models in Social Science. RM.

Liu, A. (2009). Building Regression Models in Social Science. RM.

Liu, A. (1995). The Effect of Copayments and Income on the Utilization of Medical Care by Subscribers to Japan’s National Health Insurance System. International Journal of Health Services.


Liu, A. (1993). Patterns and Results of the Third Democratization Wave. University Press of America.