Department of Computer Science
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22903
Phone: 434-284-0390
Email: lq7c@cs.virginia.edu


Education

­Ph.D. of Computer Science, 2007-Present
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
­Master of Computer Science, 2004-2007
­Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
­Bachelor of Computer Science, 2000-2004
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Expertise

C, C++, Python, Java, Algorithms, Networks, Distributed Systems, Embedded Systems,
Image Processing, Multimedia

Work Experiences

Research Assistant, University of Virginia, August 2007 — Present
Body Area Networks, Wireless Networks
* Currently performing research on activity recognition using body area networks, and studying radio characteristics of body area networks.

Research Assistant, Tsinghua University, March 2007 — July 2007
Multimedia Home Gateway Project
* Customized an embedded Linux system for a Set-Top Box platform.
* Devised new image watermarking methods for digital rights managements.

Intern, IBM China Research Lab, April 2005 — September 2005
Set-Top Box system, Video-on-Demand Server
* Implemented a prototype video-on-demand system

Publications

  1. Qiang Li, and John A. Stankovic, “Achieving Reliable Communication in Body Sensor Networks”, Submitted.
  2. Qiang Li, and John A. Stankovic, “Posture-Cognitive Detection for Falls in Elderly with Different Activity Levels”, Submitted.
  3. Gang Zhou, Qiang Li, Jingyuan Li, Yafeng Wu, Shan Lin, Jian Lu, Chieh-Yih Wan, Mark D. Yarvis, and John A. Stankovic, “Adaptive and Radio-Agnostic QoS for Body Sensor Networks” in ACM Transactions in Embedded Computing Systems, Accepted.
  4. Qiang Li, John A. Stankovic, Mark Hanson, Adam Barth, John Lach, Gang Zhou, “Accurate, Fast Fall Detection Using Gyroscopes and Accelerometer-Derived Posture Information” in Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Body Sensor Networks, June 2009, Berkeley, CA, USA.
  5. Qiang Li, Gang Zhou, John A. Stankovic, “Poster: Accurate, Fast Fall Detection Using Posture and Context Information” in Proceedings of the 6th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems, November 2008, Raleigh, NC, USA.
  6. Qiang Li, Chun Yuan, Yu-Zhuo Zhong, “A Novel SVD-Based Watermarking Scheme Using Human Visual Model,” in Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Industrial Applications, November 2006, Guangzhou, China.
  7. Qiang Li, Chun Yuan, Yu-Zhuo Zhong, “Adaptive DWT-SVD Domain Image Watermarking Using Human Visual Model,” Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, February 2007, Phoenix Park, Korea.
  8. Kun Zhang, Chun Yuan, Qiang Li, Yu-Zhuo Zhong, “Fast Block Type Decision Method for H.264/AVC Intra Prediction,” Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, February 2007, Phoenix Park, Korea.


Review Services

IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 2011
ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS), 2010

Honors and Awards

Foxconn Scholarship by Tsinghua University (2005)
Excellent Student Leader of Computer Science Student Union, Tsinghua University (2003)
HuaWen Scholarship by Tsinghua University (2002)
Outstanding Freshmen Scholarship by Tsinghua University (2000)
First Prize in National Physics Competition (1999)