I am Ang Li (李昂), a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University under the supervision of Professor Yiran Chen and Hai “Helen” Li in Duke CEI Lab My primary research focuses on deep learning systems on mobile and IoT platform. I received Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Arkansas in 2018, M.E. in Software Engineering from Peking University in 2013 and B.S. in Computer Science from Henan University in 2010.

I am currently on the academic job market.

Research Interests

  • Machine Learning for mobile, IoT, and edge systems
  • Federated learning
  • Data-driven privacy-enhancing techniques


  • ACM KDD Best Student Paper Award, 2020
  • ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing (SEC) Best Student Poster Award, 2019
  • ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing (SEC) Student Travel Grant, 2019
  • 1st Place Graduate Poster Presentations in Computer Science track of 100th Annual Meeting of the Arkansas Academy of Science
  • IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication and Networking (SECON) Student Travel Grant, 2016
  • IEEE Military Communications Conference (MILCOM) Student Travel Grant, 2015

Selected Publications

Industrial Experience

  • Alibaba DAMO Academy, Research Intern, Sunnyvale, 06/2020-12/2020, 08/2021-10/2021
  • Postal Savings Bank of China, Associate Manager, Beijing, 07/2013-07/2014
  • NBA China, Summer Intern, Digital Media Group, Beijing, 07/2012-09/2012