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Bin Li

Associate Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering

320 Electrical Engineering East

binli@psu.edu

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Communications, Information Theory, and Coding over Networked Systems; Network and Mobile Systems

 
 

 

Education

  • B.S., Electronic and Information Engineering, Xiamen University, 2005
  • M.S., Communication and Information Systems, Xiamen University, 2008
  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, 2014

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Bin Li and Jia Liu, 2021, "Achieving Information Freshness With Selfish and Rational Users in Mobile Crowd-Learning", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 39, (5), pp. 1266--1276
  • Zhongdong Liu, Liang Huang, Bin Li and Bo Ji, 2021, "Anti-Aging Scheduling in Single-Server Queues: A Systematic and Comparative Study", Journal of Communications and Networks, 23, (2)
  • Fengjiao Li, Yu Sang, Zhongdong Liu, Bin Li, Huasen Wu and Bo Ji, 2020, "Waiting but not aging: Optimizing information freshness under the pull model", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 29, (1), pp. 465--478
  • Bin Li, Jia Liu and Bo Ji, 2019, "Low-Overhead Wireless Uplink Scheduling for Large-Scale Internet-of-Things", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC)
  • Xiangqi Kong, Ning Lu and Bin Li, 2019, "Optimal Scheduling for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Networks with Flow-Level Dynamics", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC)
  • Bin Li, Aditya Ramamoorthy and R Srikant, 2018, "Mean-field analysis of coding versus replication in large data storage systems", ACM Transactions on Modeling and Performance Evaluation of Computing Systems (TOMPECS), 3, (1), pp. 1--28
  • Ning Lu, Yi Zhou, Chenhao Shi, Nan Cheng, Lin Cai and Bin Li, 2018, "Planning while flying: A measurement-aided dynamic planning of drone small cells", IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 6, (2), pp. 2693--2705
  • Bin Li and R Srikant, 2016, "Queue-proportional rate allocation with per-link information in multihop wireless networks", Queueing Systems, 83, (3), pp. 329--359
  • Bin Li, Ruogu Li and Atilla Eryilmaz, 2016, "Wireless Scheduling Design for Optimizing Both Service Regularity and Mean Delay in Heavy-Traffic Regimes", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 24, (3), pp. 1867--1880
  • Bin Li and Atilla Eryilmaz, 2015, "Distributed Channel Probing for Efficient Transmission Scheduling in Wireless Networks", IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, 14, (6)
  • Bin Li, Ruogu Li and Atilla Eryilmaz, 2015, "On the Optimal Convergence Speed of Wireless Scheduling for Fair Resource Allocation", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 23, (2)
  • Bin Li, Ruogu Li and Atilla Eryilmaz, 2015, "Throughput-optimal scheduling design with regular service guarantees in wireless networks", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 23, (5)
  • Bin Li and Atilla Eryilmaz, 2014, "Non-derivative algorithm design for efficient routing over unreliable stochastic networks", Performance Evaluation, 71, pp. 44--60
  • Bin Li and Atilla Eryilmaz, 2013, "Optimal distributed scheduling under time-varying conditions: A Fast-CSMA algorithm with applications", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 12, (7), pp. 3278--3288
  • Bin Li and Atilla Eryilmaz, 2011, "Exploring the throughput boundaries of randomized schedulers in wireless networks", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 20, (4), pp. 1112--1124
  • Chih-Heng Ke, Bin Li, Yueh-Min Huang and J Morris Chang, 2009, "Enhanced high-performance distributed coordination function for IEEE 802.11 multi-rate LANs", International Journal of Communication Systems, 22, (8), pp. 1045--1061
  • Der-Jiunn Deng, Bin Li, Lianfen Huang, Chih-Heng Ke and Yueh-Min Huang, 2009, "Saturation throughput analysis of multi-rate IEEE 802.11 wireless networks", Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, 9, (8), pp. 1102--1112

Conference Proceedings

  • Zhongdong Liu, Yu Sang, Bin Li and Bo Ji, 2021, "A Worst-Case Approximate Analysis of Peak Age-of-Information Via Robust Queueing Approach", pp. 1--10
  • Jiangong Chen, Feng Qian and Bin Li, 2021, "An Interactive and Immersive Remote Education Platform based on Commodity Devices", pp. 1--2
  • Xudong Qin, Bin Li and Lei Ying, 2021, "Distributed Threshold-based Offloading for Large-Scale Mobile Cloud Computing", pp. 1--10
  • Jiangong Chen, Xudong Qin, Guangyu Zhu, Bo Ji and Bin Li, 2021, "Motion-Prediction-based Wireless Scheduling for Multi-User Panoramic Video Streaming", pp. 1--10
  • Bin Li, 2021, "Efficient Learning-based Scheduling for Information Freshness in Wireless Networks", pp. 1-10
  • Xin Liu, Bin Li, Peiyi Shi and Lei Ying, 2021, "A Constrained Bandit Approach for Online Dispatching"
  • Zhongdong Liu, Liang Huang, Bin Li and Bo Ji, 2020, "Anti-Aging Scheduling in Single-Server Queues: A Systematic and Comparative Study", pp. 309--316
  • Zhengxiong Yuan, Bin Li and Jia Liu, 2020, "Can We Improve Information Freshness with Predictions in Mobile Crowd-Learning?", pp. 702--709
  • Bin Li, Atilla Eryilmaz and R Srikant, 2020, "Emulating round-robin for serving dynamic flows over wireless fading channels", pp. 231--240
  • Jiangong Chen, Bin Li and R Srikant, 2020, "Thompson-Sampling-Based Wireless Transmission for Panoramic Video Streaming", pp. 1--3
  • Bin Li and Jia Liu, 2019, "Can We Achieve Fresh Information with Selfish Users in Mobile Crowd-Learning?"
  • Xudong Qin, Weijian Xu and Bin Li, 2019, "Low-Complexity Joint Offloading and Wireless Scheduling for Parallel Computing with Deadlines"
  • Bin Li, 2019, "Optimal Offloading for Dynamic Compute-Intensive Applications in Wireless Networks"
  • Minghui Weng, Xiangqi Kong, Lianfen Huang and Bin Li, 2018, "A Low-Cost Wireless System Implementation for Interactive and Immersive Teaching", pp. 322--323
  • Ning Lu, Bo Ji and Bin Li, 2018, "Age-based Scheduling: Improving Data Freshness for Wireless Real-Time Traffic", pp. 191--200
  • Bin Li, Zai Shi and Atilla Eryilmaz, 2018, "Efficient scheduling for synchronized demands in stochastic networks", pp. 1--8
  • Bin Li, Xiangqi Kong and Lei Wang, 2018, "Optimal load-balancing for high-density wireless networks with flow-level dynamics", pp. 316--317
  • Gamal Sallam, Gagan R Gupta, Bin Li and Bo Ji, 2018, "Shortest path and maximum flow problems under service function chaining constraints", pp. 2132--2140
  • Bin Li, Atilla Eryilmaz and Rayadurgam Srikant, 2017, "Emulating round-robin in wireless networks", pp. 1--10
  • Yu Sang, Bin Li and Bo Ji, 2017, "The power of waiting for more than one response in minimizing the age-of-information", pp. 1--6
  • Bin Li, Aditya Ramamoorthy and Rayadurgam Srikant, 2016, "Mean-field-analysis of coding versus replication in cloud storage systems", pp. 1--9
  • Ning Lu, Bin Li, Rayadurgam Srikant and Lei Ying, 2016, "Optimal distributed scheduling of real-time traffic with hard deadlines", pp. 4408--4413
  • Fangzhou Chen, Bin Li and Can Emre Koksal, 2015, "Low-Delay Distributed Source Coding for Time-Varying Sources with Unknown Statistics"
  • Bin Li, Atilla Eryilmaz and R. Srikant, 2015, "On the Universality of Age-Based Scheduling in Wireless Networks"
  • Bin Li and R. Srikant, 2015, "Queue-Proportional Rate Allocation with Per-Link Information in Multihop Networks"
  • Bin Li, Ozgur Dalkilic and Atilla Eryilmaz, 2013, "Exploring the tradeoff between waiting time and service cost in non-asymptotic operating regimes", pp. 337--341
  • Bin Li, Ruogu Li and Atilla Eryilmaz, 2013, "Heavy-traffic-optimal scheduling with regular service guarantees in wireless networks", pp. 79--88
  • Ruogu Li, Atilla Eryilmaz and Bin Li, 2013, "Throughput-optimal wireless scheduling with regulated inter-service times", pp. 2616--2624
  • Bin Li, Atilla Eryilmaz and Ruogu Li, 2013, "Wireless scheduling for network utility maximization with optimal convergence speed", pp. 2112--2120
  • Subhash Lakshminarayana, Bin Li, Mohamad Assaad, Atilla Eryilmaz, Debbah and M\'erouane, 2012, "A fast-CSMA based distributed scheduling algorithm under SINR model", pp. 1598--1602
  • Bin Li and Atilla Eryilmaz, 2012, "Distributed channel probing for efficient transmission scheduling over wireless fading channels", pp. 3026--3030
  • Bin Li and Atilla Eryilmaz, 2012, "Optimal Constant Splitting for Efficient Routing over Unreliable Networks", pp. 148--153
  • Bin Li and Atilla Eryilmaz, 2011, "On the limitations of randomization for queue-length-based scheduling in wireless networks", pp. 2597--2605
  • Bin Li and Atilla Eryilmaz, 2011, "A Fast-CSMA Algorithm for deadline constraint scheduling over wireless fading channels", pp. 1--6
  • Bin Li and Atilla Eryilmaz, 2010, "On the Boundaries of randomization for throughput-optimal scheduling in switches", pp. 691--698
  • Bin Li and Yonghe Liu, 2009, "Collision Avoidance Multi-channel MAC Protocol (CAMMAC) based on Dedicated Control Channel in Wireless Ad hoc Network.", pp. 37--41
  • Lianfen Huang, Minghao Yu, Bin Li, Haiying Liu and Huihuang Chen, 2009, "Performance Analysis of Multi-channel DCA MAC Protocol in Cognitive Wireless Mesh Networks", 2, pp. 354--357
  • Jianxin Wang and Bin Li, 2009, "The impact of RTS Threshold on the performance of multi-rate network", pp. 651--656
  • Zilong Gao, Bin Li, Xuehua Huang and Lianfen Huang, 2008, "Channel Cognitive Multi-channel MAC protocol in Wireless Mesh Network", pp. 89--93
  • Bin Li, Lianfen Huang, Chih-Heng Ke and Der-Jiunn Deng, 2008, "Performance analysis of multi-rate IEEE 802.11 networks over Gaussian channel", pp. 50--55

Other

  • Bin Li, 2014, "TOWARDS A FRAMEWORK FOR EFFICIENT RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN WIRELESS NETWORKS: QUALITY-OF-SERVICE AND DISTRIBUTED DESIGN"

Research Projects

  •   - September 2025, "Collaborative Research: CNS Core: Medium: Foundations and Scalable Algorithms for Personalized and Collaborative Virtual Reality Over Wireless Networks," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  •   - May 2025, "CAREER: Wireless Collaborative Mixed Reality Networking: Foundations and Algorithms for Joint Communication, Computation, and Learning," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  •   - September 2022, "NeTS: Small: Collaborative Research: Towards Adaptive and Efficient Wireless Computing Networks," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  •   - September 2021, "NeTS: Small: Principles and Protocols for Traffic-Insensitive Performance in Wireless Networks," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  •   - May 2019, "REU Supplement to NeTS: Small: Principles and Protocols for Traffic-Insensitive Performance in Wireless Networks," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).

Honors and Awards

  • NSF CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, May 2020 - May 2025
  • Google Faculty Research Award, Google, May 2020 - April 2021
  • ACM MOBIHOC 2018 Best Poster Award, ACM MOBIHOC, June 2018 - June 2018

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