Dr. Xiaolan Liu is a lecturer (assistant professor) at the Institute of Digital Technologies at Loughborough University. She is also a visiting research scholar at King’s College London (KCL) and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). She received her PhD degree in Computer Science from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) in July 2021. Her current research interests include distributed learning for wireless communications, reinforcement learning in edge computing, and privacy-preserving machine learning. She has published more than 25 Journal and Conference papers in these areas with the H-index of 14. She was a research associate in KCL from August 2020 to July 2021. She is the editor of journal, China Communications. She has served as a TPC Member for IEEE conferences GLOBECOM 2022 and ICC 2022. She served as a TPC co-chair for NGMA workshop in WCNC 2023.