For every difficult and complicated question there is an answer that is simple, easily understood, and wrong.

Dr. Li is leading a Network, Energy, Security, and big daTa research group: NEST. His primary research interests include:

  • Network science and economics (e.g., optimization, auction, capacity and connectivity)
  • Energy systems (e.g., stochastic energy management, energy system security)
  • Security and privacy (e.g., distributed systems, machine learning, Internet-of-Things, bioinformatics)
  • Big data (e.g., machine learning, large-scale data analytics and computing, healthcare, social networks)


Below please find his group, publications, and funded research projects:


Ph.D Students

  • Yao Fu
  • Runchao Li
  • Xufei Wang


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