Beishui Liao is a full professor of logic and artificial intelligence (since 2013), and a Distinguished Young Scholar, of Zhejiang University. He is a visiting professor of Luxembourg University (since 2014). He serves as the vice-director of the Institute of Logic and Cognition of Zhejiang University (from 2014), and is a standing member of the National Committee of Logic of Science of China (from 2014). He was/is an organizer of Chinese Conference on Logic and Argumentation (CLAR), Dagstuhl Perspectives Workshop on Present and Future of Formal Argumentation, Xixi Workshop on Argumentation Mining, and the Aberdeen-Zhejiang Interdisciplinary Symposium on Language Production. He visited the University of Texas at Austin from Jul 2009 to Jul 2011, and the Università degli Studi di Brescia from Jul to Oct 2014. As principal investigator, he has conducted three nationally funded projects, two provincially funded projects and an INTER MOBILITY project supported by the National Research Fund Luxembourg (FNR) (cooperating with Professor Leon van der Torre). He is participating a HORIZON 2020 Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) project (MIREL - MIning and REasoning with Legal texts). He has published 3 monographs, and a number of papers in some leading journals such as AIJ, JLC, AMAI, Information Sciences, Minds and Machines, Journal of Software (in Chinese with English abstract), Academic Monthly (in Chinese), Philosophical Researches (in Chinese), etc.
Logic, Artificial Intelligence, knowledge Representation and Reasoning, Computational Linguistics, Autonomous Agents and Multi-agents Systems