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Jin Li is a principal researcher at Microsoft Research (Redmond, WA). He manages the Communication Systems team, which is a research area in the Communication and Collaboration Systems. His team investigates new technologies and prototypes for multimedia delivery, multimedia compression and multimedia storage, and covers research topics such as information coding, real-time audio/video conferencing, networked media, peer-to-peer system, and distributed media storage. His invention has been integrated into many Microsoft products, such as Microsoft Office Communicator, Microsoft Live Meeting, Live Messenger, Live Mesh, Windows 7 (Teredo), etc.. If interested, please visit his research project page and the publication page. You may find links to demo code there as well.


Jin received his B.S., M.S and Ph.D. degree from the Electronic Engineering Department, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, all with honors. Before coming to Microsoft Research Redmond, he worked as a researcher/project leader at Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China. He is also an affiliated professor for Tsinghua University, Beijing, China since Jan. 2000. Prior to that, He was a member of technical staff at the Sharp Laboratories of America(SLA), Camas, WA. From Aug. 1994 to Oct. 1996, He was an associate researcher at the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA. He worked at the Integrated Media Science Center (IMSC) and the Center for Applied Mathematical Science(CAMS).


> General Research Interests

- information coding
- real-time audio/video conferencing
- networked media
- peer-to-peer system
- distributed media storage

Please find more detailed information in "Current Research"


> Professional Activities

Dr. Li was the general chair for 17th International Packet Video workshop 2009 (PV 2009), and was on the steering committee/organization committee/ TPC/associate editors on many conferences and journals. He was the recipient of the 1994 Ph.D. thesis award from Tsinghua University, the 1998 Young Investigator Award from SPIE Visual Communication and Image Processing, and the Best Paper Award from 2009 IEEE International Conference of Multimedia.



Current Research

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