Yao Li is now with Akamai Technologies, Inc. Prior to joining Akamai, she was a postdoctoral researcher at LORIS Lab in the Department of Electrical Engineering at UCLA. Yao earned her Ph.D degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from WINLAB, Rutgers University, and her B.E. degree in Information Engineering and Electronics from Tsinghua University. 

News: Our new work "Successive Segmentation-Based Coding for Broadcasting Over Erasure Channels" (joint work with Louis Tan, Ashish Khisti, and Emina Soljanin) has been published on IEEE Transactions on Information Theory!

Research interests
  • iterative inference algorithms
  • computing on error-prone hardware
  • packet-level coding schemes for content distribution networks
  • probablistic coding, etc.
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