Dr. Lei Lei Recognized for Contributions to Field
Dr. Lei Lei, Associate Professor in the School of Engineering, was recently honoured by N²Women: Stars in Computer Networking and Communications 2021. The "star" recognition is given to women who meet the required criteria, such as self-defined female researcher in the communications and networking field, more than 10 years' experience post-PhD, and outstanding contributions in the field, among others.
N²Women is a discipline-specific community of researchers in the fields of networking and communications, which is supported by several major professional associations. According to the organization, "Lei made significant contributions to the field of performance evaluation and optimization in wireless networking, edge computing, and Internet of Things (IoT) control with highly cited papers and remarkable impacts on standardization... Her 16 years’ research experiences on cutting-edge areas and services have established her as a female research star in her field."
Lei’s research is focused on applying artificial intelligence and machine learning methodologies to the optimal control of Internet-of-Things (IoT) and mobile cloud/edge computing for applications such as smart grid, autonomous driving, and cloud robotics.