Geoffrey Ye Li has been a Chair Professor at Imperial College London, UK, since 2020. Before moving to Imperial, he was with Georgia Institute of Technology in Georgia, USA, as a Professor for twenty years and with AT&T Labs – Research in New Jersey, USA, as a Principal Technical Staff Member for five years. His general research interests include statistical signal processing and machine learning for wireless communications. In the related areas, he has published over 500 journal and conference papers in addition to over 40 granted patents. His publications have been cited over 45,000 times and he has been recognized as a Highly Cited Researcher, by Thomson Reuters, almost every year.
Dr. Geoffrey Ye Li was awarded IEEE Fellow for his contributions to signal processing for wireless communications in 2005. He won several prestigious awards from IEEE Signal Processing Society (Donald G. Fink Overview Paper Award in 2017), IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (James Evans Avant Garde Award in 2013 and Jack Neubauer Memorial Award in 2014), and IEEE Communications Society (Stephen O. Rice Prize Paper Award in 2013, Award for Advances in Communication in 2017, and Edwin Howard Armstrong Achievement Award in 2019). He also received the 2015 Distinguished ECE Faculty Achievement Award from Georgia Tech
He has been involved in editorial activities for over 20 technical journals, including the founding Editor-in-Chief of IEEE JSAC Special Series on ML in Communications and Networking. He has organized and chaired many international conferences, including technical program vice-chair of the IEEE ICC’03, general co-chair of the IEEE GlobalSIP’14, the IEEE VTC’19 (Fall), and the IEEE SPAWC’20.