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Professor Baochun Li.

Professor

Computer Engineering

Contact Information
E-Mail: bli@eecg.toronto.edu
Phone: (416) 946-7338
Office: BA 4118
Website: http://iqua.ece.toronto.edu/bli/

Biography

Baochun Li received the B.Engr. degree from Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, China, in 1995 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, in 1997 and 2000.  Since 2000, he has been with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto, where he is currently a Professor. He holds the Bell Canada Endowed Chair in Computer Engineering since August 2005. Dr. Li’s research interests include large-scale distributed systems, cloud computing, peer-to-peer networks, applications of network coding, and wireless networks.  He is a member of ACM and a senior member of IEEE.

Memberships/Awards

  • Best Paper Award, IEEE Globecom 2011, Wireless Networking Symposium, IEEE Communications Society, 2011
  • Multimedia Communications Best Paper Award, the Multimedia Communications Technical Committee, IEEE Communications Society, 2009
  • Distinguished Educator Award, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011
  • NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplements Award, 2011
  • Departmental Teaching Award, ECE, University of Toronto, 2010
  • McLean Award, University of Toronto, 2009
  • The University of Toronto TechKnowFile Award, 2007
  • ECE Departmental Service Award, 2006
  • Best Student Paper Award, the Thirteenth International Workshop on Quality of Service (IWQoS), 2005
  • Bell Canada Endowed Chair in Computer Engineering, 2005
  • Nortel Networks Junior Chair in Network Architecture and Services, 2003
  • Leonard G. Abraham Prize Paper Award in the Field of Communications Systems, IEEE Communications Society, 2000
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999