Hongwei Li is currently the Head and a Professor at Department of Information Security, School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. He received the Ph.D. degree from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China in June 2008. He worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Waterloo from October 2011 to October 2012 under the supervision of Prof. Sherman Shen.
His research interests include network security and applied cryptography. Dr. Li has published more than 100 technical papers. He is the sole author of a book, Enabling Secure and Privacy Preserving Communications in Smart Grids (Springer, 2014). Dr. Li serves as the Associate Editors of IEEE Internet of Things Journal, and Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications, the Guest Editors of IEEE Network, IEEE Internet of Things Journal and IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. He also serves/served the Technical Symposium Co-chairs of ACM TUR-C 2019, IEEE ICCC 2016, IEEE GLOBECOM 2015 and IEEE BigDataService 2015, and Technical Program Committees for many international conferences, such as IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE ICC, IEEE GLOBECOM, IEEE WCNC, IEEE SmartGridComm, BODYNETS and IEEE DASC. He won Best Paper Awards from IEEE MASS 2018 and IEEE HEALTHCOM 2015. Dr. Li currently serves as the Secretary of IEEE ComSoc CIS-TC. He is the Senior Member of IEEE and the Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society.
Education Level:With Certificate of Graduation for Doctorate Study
Status:On the job
Date of Employment:2008-06-25
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