Zhu Li currently works as a Senior Staff Researcher in the Media Lab, FutureWei (Huawei) Technologies, at Bridgewater, NJ, USA. He received his Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill, USA, in 2004. He worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, from 2008 to 2010, a Senior Research Engineer at Senior Staff Research Engineering, and then Principal Staff Research Engineer in the Multimedia Research Lab (MRL), Motorola Labs, Schaumburg, Ill, from 2000 to 2008. His research interests include audio-visual analytics and machine learning with its application on large scale video repositories annotation, search and recommendation, video adaptation, source-channel coding, and distributed optimization issues of the wireless video networks. He has 20 issued or pending patents, 70+ publications in book chapters, journals, conference proceedings, and standards contributions in these areas. He is an IEEE Senior Member, elected Vice Chair of the IEEE Multimedia Communication Technical Committee (MMTC) from 2008 to 2010, and Coeditor for the Springer book on intelligent video communication techniques and applications. He served on numerous conferences and workshop TPCs, symposium co-chair at IEEE ICC'2008 and was on the Best Paper Award Committee for IEEE ICME 2010. He received the Best Poster Paper Award from IEEE International Conferences on Multimedia & Expo (ICME) at Toronto, 2006, and the Best Paper Award from IEEE International Conferences on Image Processing (ICIP) at San Antonio, 2007.
Biography Updated on 14 May 2012