Xiaolin (Andy) Li, PhD
(pronounced Shiaolin Lee)
Associate Professor
Director, Scalable Software Systems Laboratory (S3Lab)
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering (Courtesy)
University of Florida

What's New
  • Opportunities (PhD and Postdoc) for naturally motivated candidates [Opportunities].
  • PI, "NSF I/UCRC Center for Big Learning," National Science Foundation Industry & University Cooperative Research Center, Planning Grant, 2016.
  • Won the Best Paper Award, "Enhancing Smartphone Indoor Localization via Opportunistic Sensing," IEEE SECON 2016. Congratulations to Kaikai Liu!
  • Won the CAGI Challenge on detecting bipolar disorder: our team DeepBipolar was ranked No.1 in the competition. Congratulations to Sundaram Laksshman and Rajendra Bhat!
  • PI, "Integrating Data, Algorithms and Clinical Reasoning for Surgical Risk Assessment," National Institutes of Health (NIH) R01 grant of total $2.7M for five years.
  • PI, "DeepVital: Multimodal Data?Driven Prediction and Diagnosis of Sepsis via Deep Learning," UFII Seed grant.
  • PI, "DeepSky: Extremely-fast and Accurate Discovery of New Planets in Kepler Big Data via Large-Scale Deep Learning," Space Research Initiative (SRI) grant.
  • UF PI, "Securing the Internet of Things (IoT) from the Hardware and Architecture Perspectives," Florida Cybersecurity Seed grant.
  • Recent Invited Talks
    • "CognitiveEngine: Boosting Scientific Discovery," Cognitive Systems Institute, IBM, 2016.
    • "DeepHealth: Deep Learning and its Applications in Precision Medicine," International Conference on Computational Biomedicine, 2016.
    • "DeepDefense: DDoS Detection and Defense via Software-Defined Ecosystems," Networking & Big Data Workshop, 2015. 
    • "Towards Intelligent Software-Defined Ecosystems for the Future Internet," Future Internet Forum, 2015.
    • "SmartCloud: Software-Defined Data Centers for Smart Big Data Engines," Harris, 2015.
    • "SafeCloud: Real-time Health Monitoring and Large-scale Hybrid Deep Learning," Workshop on Big Data Analytics in CPS: Enabling the Move from IoT to Real-Time Control, CPS Week, 2015.
    • "DeepCloud: Big Systems and Deep Models for Big Data," ZJU, 2015.
    • "Software-Defined Ecosystems for Big Data Applications," SIAT, ZJU, SJTU, ZNU, HHU, SZU, 2015.
  • Office Hours (Fall 2016): TR 1pm-2pm.

Dr. Li is an associate professor in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), University of Florida (UF). His research interests include Parallel and Distributed Systems (PDS), Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), and Security & Privacy (S&P). He is directing the Scalable Software Systems Laboratory (S3Lab). He is a recipient of NSF CAREER Award in 2010, Internet2 Innovative Application Award in 2013, and NSF I-Corps Representative Team Award in 2015. [Bio]

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1064 Center Drive
433 NEB
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-6200

Office: 433 Engineering Building (NEB)

Phone: 352-392-2651
Fax:     352-392-0044
Email:  andyli-at-ece  (suffix