Li Xiong

Li Xiong
Assured Information Mangement and Sharing (AIMS) Lab
Department of Computer Science
Department of Biomedical Informatics
Emory University

Address: 400 Dowman Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322
Office: Mathematics and Science Center E412
Phone: 404-727-0758, Fax: 404-727-5611
Email: lxiong AT

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News and Activities

August 2021: We are starting a new project on Hyperlocal Risk Monitoring and Pandemic Preparedness through Privacy-Enhanced Mobility and Social Interactions Analysis in collaboration with Emory Sociology and Public Health, USC, Kyoto University, and Nara Institute of Science and Technology, thanks to the support of NSF and JST!

August 2021: We are starting a new project on PREMED: Privacy-Preserving and Robust Computational Phenotyping using Multisite EHR Data in collaboration with Emory School of Medicine and UTHealth, thanks to the support of NSF!

August 2021: Congratulations to Mani Sotoodeh for successfully defending his PhD dissertation!  Wish him the best at University of Montreal! 

July 2021: We received a Cisco Research Award to work on Machine Learning for Multi-Modal Sensing Technology for Heat Exposure in collaboration with Dr. Vicki Hertzberg from School of Nursing at Emory!

July 2021: Congratulations to Farnaz Tahmasebian, Qiuchen Zhang, and Jing Ma for successfully defending their PhD dissertation!  Wish them the best for their next big adventures in Seattle!

October 2020: Honored to join the team for PREPARE, a virtual oranization supported by NSF for pandemic research for preparedness and resilience.  Together we are stronger!

October 2020: We are starting a new planning project on Privacy-enhanced data-driven health monitoring for smart and connected senior communities in collaboration with Kyoto University. 

May 2020:  We are starting a new project REACT: Real-time Contact Tracing and Risk Monitoring via Privacy-enhanced Mobile Tracking in collaboration with USC and UT Health!

December 2019: The white paper Advances and Open Problems in Federated Learning is available on arxiv! Kudos to Google for leading this amazing team effort following the Workshop on Federated Learning and Analytics in June!

October 2019: Honored to be named ACM distinguished member. Many thanks to my endorsers, students, collaborators who made it possible!

October 2019: We received 1st Place in the 2019 iDASH Privacy & Secuity Competition blockchain track!  Congratulations Mark and Yang!

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Brief Bio
Li Xiong is a Professor of Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics at Emory University. She held a Winship Distinguished Research Professorship from 2015-2018. She has a Ph.D. from Georgia Institute of Technology, an MS from Johns Hopkins University, and a BS from the University of Science and Technology of China, all in Computer Science. She and her research lab, Assured Information Management and Sharing (AIMS), conduct research on algorithms and methods for big data management, machine learning, and data privacy and security, in the context of spatiotemporal and health data. She has published over 130 papers and received six best paper (runner up) awards. She has served and serves as associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), Very Large Database Journals (VLDBJ), IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC), general co-chair for ACM CIKM 2022, program co-chair for IEEE BigData 2020 and ACM SIGSPATIAL 2018, 2020, program vice-chair for ACM SIGMOD 2022, IEEE ICDE 2020, and on many program committees for data science and data security conferences. Her research is supported by National Science Foundation (NSF), AFOSR (Air Force Office of Scientific Research), National Institute of Health (NIH), and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). She is also a recipient of Google Research Award, IBM Smarter Healthcare Faculty Innovation Award, Cisco Research Award, AT&T Research Gift, and Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship.  She is an ACM distinguished member.