Department of Anesthesiology

David Liu, Ph.D.


Adjunct Instructor
Anesthesiology Bioengineering Laboratory
Department of Anesthesiology


+61 403 883 305 (Cell)



School of ITEE
The University of Queensland, QLD, 4072


PhD (Biomedical Engineering), The University of Queensland, 2010;
Fulbright Scholar, University of Utah, 2009;
BE (Hons I) (Software), The University of Queensland, 2004.

Graduate Member, The Institution of Engineers Australia
Justice of the Peace (Qualified), Queensland, Australia


UQ Dean's Award for Research Higher Degree Excellence, 2010
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Student Member With Honors, 2009
Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship, 2008

Research Interests:

Anesthesia monitoring displays, head-mounted displays, human factors, medical device connectivity, patient safety, simulation, wearable computing

Selected Publications:

Liu, D., Jenkins, S., Sanderson, P., Fabian, P., & Russell, W. J. (2010). Monitoring with head-mounted displays in general anesthesia: A clinical evaluation in the operating room. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 110(4), 1032-8.

Liu, D., Jenkins, S., Sanderson, P. M., Watson, M., Leane, T., Kruys, A., & Russell, W. J. (2009). Monitoring with head-mounted displays: Performance and safety in a full-scale simulator and part-task trainer. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 109(4), 1135-46.

Liu, D., Jenkins, S., & Sanderson, P. (2009). Clinical implementation of a head-mounted display of patient vital signs. Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC'09). Linz, Austria: 4-7 September.

Liu, D., & Jenkins, S. (2009). Simulating capnography in software on the METI Emergency Care Simulator. Simulation in Healthcare, 4(4), 223-7.

Liu, D., Grundgeiger, T., Jenkins, S., Sanderson, P., Leane, T. (2009). Interruptions and blood transfusion checks: Lessons from the simulated operating room. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 108(1), 219-222.