Lei Ying

Ying_LeiWEBAssociate Professor
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GWC 436
480-965-7003
lei.ying.2@asu.edu

Research expertise
Cloud computing clusters, social networks, wireless networks, mobile ad hoc networks, and P2P networks

Lei Ying received his B.E. degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing, in 2001, his M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2003 and 2007, respectively. Prior to joining ASU, he was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University from January 2008 to August 2012, and was the Northrop Grumman Assistant Professor from August 2010 to May 2012. His research interest is broadly in the area of information networks, including cloud computing clusters, social networks, wireless networks, mobile ad hoc networks, and P2P networks. He won the Young Investigator Award from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) in 2009 and NSF CAREER Award in 2010.

Professional preparation
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2007
M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2003
B.E., Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, P.R. China, 2001

Recognition and awards
The Northrop Grumman Assistant Professor (formerly the Litton Industries Assistant Professor) in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University, 2010 – 2012
NSF CAREER Award, 2010
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Young Investigator Award, 2009

Selected publications
K. Zhu and L. Ying “Information Source Detection in the SIR Model: A Sample Path Based Approach”, arXiv:1206.5421, 2012.

S. Maguluri, R. Srikant and L. Ying. “Stochastic Models of Load Balancing and Scheduling in Cloud Computing Clusters.” Proc. INFOCOM 2012, Orlando, FL, March, 2012.

L. Ying and S. Shakkottai. “On Throughput Optimality with Delayed Network-State Information.” In IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 57, No. 8, pp 5116-5132, August, 2011.

L. Ying, S. Shakkottai, A. Reddy, and S. Liu “On Combining Shortest-Path and Back-Pressure Routing Over Multihop Wireless Networks.” In IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 19, No.3, pp 841-854, June, 2011.

S. Shakkottai, R. Srikant and L. Ying, “The Asymptotic Behavior of Minimum Buffer Size Requirements in Large P2P Streaming Networks.” In IEEE JSAC Special Issue on Trading Rate for Delay at the Transport and Application Layers, Vol. 29, No. 5, pp 928-937, May 2011.