Xin Li received his bachelor's degree with highest honors in electronic engineering and information science from University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, in 1996, and his doctoral degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University in 2000. He was a member of the technical staff with Sharp Laboratories of America, Camas, Washington, from August 2000-December 2002. He has been a faculty member in Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering since January 2003. His research interests include image/video coding and processing.
Li received a best student paper award at the Conference of Visual Communications and Image Processing as a junior author in 2001;, a runner-up prize for best student paper award at IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers as the senior author in 2006; and a best paper award at the Conference of Visual Communications and Image Processing as the single author in 2010.
He is currently serving as an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology and a senior area editor for IEEE Signal Processing Letters.
Li is a Fellow of IEEE.