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Dan LI

Oct 30, 2020 12:00

Education background

Bachelor of Computer Science, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, 2003;

Master of Computer Science, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2005;

Ph.D. in Computer Science, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2007.

Social service

IEEE Transactions on Computers,Associate Editor

IEEE LANMAN 2014,TPC Co-chair

IEEE INFOCOM 2010-2014,TPC Member

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

Future Internet Architecture, Data Center Networking, Software Defined Networking, Cloud Computing

Research Status

My group is devoted to the research on computer networks, particularly the architectures, systems and protocols of Internet as well as data center network. My research approach includes both theoretical analysis and prototype validation.

In data center networking, we target at a scalable, high-performance, reliable, virtualized and green data center network. We proposed a low-cost, heterogeneous data center network topology, a high-performance and reliable data center multicast routing protocol, an efficient network resource allocation algorithm for virtualized data centers, as well as a green data center routing protocol.

In software defined networking, we developed SODA, an SDN system composed of both pure software switches and controller, with enhances data plane functionalities. SODA provides highly flexible configuration and programmability on the network functionality to network operators and engineers, which particularly fits as a network research and education platform.

Academic Achievement

[1] Dan Li, Hongze Zhao, Mingwei Xu and Xiaoming Fu, “Revisiting the Design of Mega Data Centers: Considering Heterogeneity among Containers”, to appear in IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.

[2] Dan Li, Yuanjie Li, Jianping Wu, Sen Su and Jiangwei Yu, "ESM: Efficient and Scalable Data Center Multicast Routing", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 20(3):944-955, 2012.

[3] Dan Li, Jianping Wu, Jiangchuan Liu, Yong Cui and Ke Xu, “Defending against Distance Cheating in Link-weighted Application Layer Multicast”, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 19(5):1448-1457, 2011.

[4] Dan Li, Chuanxiong Guo, Haitao Wu, Kun Tan, Yongguang Zhang, Songwu Lu and Jianping Wu, "Scalable and Cost-effective Interconnection of Data-center Servers using Dual Server Ports", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 19(1):102-114, 2011.

[5] Dan Li, Mingwei Xu, Ying Liu, Xia Xie, Yong Cui, Jingyi Wang and Guihai Chen, "Reliable Multicast in Data Center Networks", to appear in IEEE Transactions on Computers.

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