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(Tiffany) Jing Li

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Position: Associate Professor

Address: Packard Lab 406B
19 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 758-3305

Areas of Research

  • Storage Area networks and Datacenters
  • Quantum information and Quantum Computing
  • Coding Theory/Cryptography
  • Queuing Systems and Stochastic Processes
  • Robust, Stochastic, and Computational Optimization
  • Biodata Acquisition
  • Nonlinear/Dynamical Systems and Chaos
  • Networking and Network Security
  • Telecommunication Networks Design and Routing
  • Wireless ad-hoc and sensory networks
  • Wireless Communications and Network Engineering
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Statistical and Stochastic Modeling


Jing (Tiffany) Li pursues research in coding and communication theory, wireless communications and networks, and digital data storage systems. Her recent work focuses include turbo/LDPC/TPC codes and iterative decoding, MDS erasure codes and digital fountain, distributed source coding and joint source-channel-network coding, wireless ad-hoc and sensory networks, distributed network storage, and quantum error correction coding.

Dr. Li is currently editor for IEEE Transaction on Wireless Communications. She has served as an associated editor for IEEE Communications Letters, and as an editorial board member for IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials.

She also served as a Symposium Co-Chair in ICC 2013, ICC 2008, GLOBECOM 2005, Chinacom 2006, and Wirelesscom 2005. She is recipient of several academic awards in the U.S. and in China, has published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers in international journals and conferences, and& has been awarded 16 federal, state and industry research grants.

Prior to joining Lehigh's faculty, Li helped to conduct coding research for storage systems and optical systems with Seagate Research and with Tyco Communications Laboratories.


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • B.S., Computer Science, Peking University (China)