Jian Li

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Postdoctoral Research Associate
216 CS Building


Modeling, analysis and algorithm design of computer and social networks; optimization in large scale systems; learning and game theory; network economics.


Jian's current research focuses on computer networks, like content caching networks and software defined networks, with an emphasis on fundamental mathematical modeling and algorithms that improve network performance.


Jian received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Texas A&M University in December, 2016, and B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in June, 2012. He joined the College of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in January 2017 working with Prof. Don Towsley.