Dr. Chong Li is an adjunct associate professor in the department of electrical engineering at Columbia University (in the City of New York). He is also a co-founder of Nakamoto; Turing Labs Inc. and venture partner of Aves Lair (a seed-stage accelerator based in New York City). Prior to that, he had been working with Qualcomm Research on 4G LTE and 5G systems design. He is an IEEE Senior member. Dr. Li is a holder of 200+ International/US patents (granted and pending). He has been actively publishing academic papers on top-ranking journals, including Proceedings of the IEEE, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, IEEE Communications Magazine, Automatica, etc. He has also served as reviewer and technical program committee for most prestigious journals and conferences in communications and control societies. Dr. Li is the author of the book "Reinforcement Learning for Cyber-physical Systems" (Taylor & Francis CRC press).
Dr. Chong Li has broad research interests including information theory, machine learning, distributed database and computing systems (e.g., blockchain), networked control and communication, PYH/MAC systems design for advance telecommunication technologies (5G and beyond)
Personal website: http://www.columbia.edu/~cl3607/index.html