Jian Li is currently an assistant professor at Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences (IIIS, previously ITCS), Tsinghua University, headed by Prof. Andrew Yao. He got his BSc degree from Sun Yat-sen (Zhongshan) University, China, MSc degree in computer science from Fudan University (advisors: Hong Zhu, Rudolf Fleischer), China and PhD degree in the University of Maryland, USA (advisors: Amol Desphande and Samir Khuller). His major research interests lie in the broad area of theoretical computer science, in particular algorithm design and analysis, and the algorithmic and theoretical aspects of databases, machine learning and networking. He co-authored several research papers that have been published in major computer science conferences and journals. He received the best paper awards at VLDB 2009 and ESA 2010. He is also a recipient of the "221 Basic Research Plan for Young Faculties" at Tsinghua University and the "new century excellent talents award" by Ministry of Education of China.


李建目前是清华大学交叉信息研究院助理教授。他在中山大学取得的学士学位和复旦大学取得的硕士学位,马里兰大学博士毕业。他的研究兴趣主要包括算法设计与分析,数据库,在线学习与优化算法,随机优化与组合优化。他已经在主流国际会议和杂志上发表了50余篇论文,包括STOC, FOCS, SODA, SIGMOD, VLDB, PODS, ICDE, NIPS, ICML, ICALP, IPCO, ESA, VLDBJ, TON, PAMI, Algorithmica, Trans. Info. Theor. 等,并获得了 VLDB 2009 和 ESA 2010 的最佳论文奖,清华221基础研究青年人才支持计划以及教育部新世纪人才支持计划。