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Li, Ang

Li, Ang

Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
2365 A.V. Williams Bldg.

Dr. Li joined the University of Maryland, College Park as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Aug. 2023. During the deferral time before joining, he was a research associate at Qualcomm AI Research.

Dr. Li received his Ph.D. in 2022 from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Duke University. Li has also earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Arkansas. He has an MS in Management of Innovation and Venture Capital from Peking University, and a BS in Computer Science from Henan University in China.

His research interests lie in the intersection of machine learning and edge computing, with a focus on building large-scale networked and trustworthy intelligent systems to solve practical problems in a collaborative, scalable, secure, and ubiquitous manner. Dr. Li has been recognized with a variety of awards, including the IEEE TCCPS Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award, ACM KDD Best Student Paper Award in 2020, and the 2022-2023 Duke ECE Department Outstanding Dissertation Award.

My research interests lie in the intersection of machine learning and edge computing, with a focus on building large-scale networked and trustworthy intelligent systems to solve practical problems in a collaborative, scalable, secure, and ubiquitous manner.

  • Federated Learning
  • Distributed Machine Learning
  • Machine Learning System
  • Edge Computing
  • AI for IoT
  • Trustworthy Machine Learning

A list of publications can be found on Google Scholar.

New Laser Experiment Spins Light Like a Merry-go-round

Physical Review X Publishes Article by Team Led by Howard Milchberg

Transforming Engineering: Highlighting Maryland Engineers

In celebration of Black History Month, we highlight the many impactful contributions of Black engineers in our community—students, alums, faculty, and staff—to the Clark School, our university, and world.

Clark School's Online Master of Engineering Soars to No. 6 National Rank

The A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland ascended to No. 6 among online graduate engineering masters programs in the U.S. according to rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report

Celebrating the Impact of Black Maryland Engineers and Leaders

The Clark School pays tribute to the many contributions and legacies of Black Americans in the United States by learning more about some of our most pioneering and influential community members, past and present.

Dutta to receive NSF CAREER Award

Will Study Fairness and Explainability in Machine Learning Using Information-Theoretic Methods

Six Clark School Faculty Receive 2024 DURIP Awards

DURIP awards support university research in technical areas of interest to the Department of Defense.

‘Priming’ helps the brain understand language even with poor-quality speech signals

New research published in PNAS shows word representations may provide some objective measures of speech comprehension.

Martins, Arcak and Park organize 'population games' workshop at the 62nd IEEE CDC

The workshop covers population games basics, recent advances in dissipativity-based techniques for mechanism design and dynamic model analysis, and applications to epidemiology and autonomous systems research.

Workshop honors alum Naomi Leonard

Leonard is the Edwin S. Wilsey Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University.

Alum Fumin Zhang elected to IEEE Fellow

His citation reads, “for contributions to autonomy of robotic sensing networks and control of marine robots.”