Li Xiong

Li Xiong
Professor of Computer Science
Winship Distinguished Research Professor
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Department of Biomedical Informatics
Emory University

Address: 400 Dowman Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322
Office: Mathematics and Science Center E412
Phone: 404-727-0758, Fax: 404-727-5611
Email: lxiong AT

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News and Activities

August 2016: Our project on Next Generation Frameworks for Secure DDDAS/Infosymbiotics Systems is funded by the AFOSR DDDAS program!

August 2016: Our project on Rigorous and Customizable Spatiotemporal Privacy for Location Based Applications is funded by NSF SaTC!

June 2016: Our paper D-Grid: An In-Memory Dual Space Grid Index for Moving Object Databases received the best paper award at IEEE MDM 2016!

February 2016: Honored to be featured in Emory Report!

February 2016: Our project "Extending differential privacy for privacy preserving location sharing" received a Google Research Award!

January 2016: Congratulations to Xiaofeng Xu for successfully defending his PhD dissertation! Xiaofeng will join Facebook. Wish him the best!

December 2016: Our project "iCloak: privacy preserving individual location sharing" received an NSF I-Corps award!

November 2015: Our ACM SIGSPATIAL 2015 vision paper "Privacy-Preserving Inference of Social Relationships from Location Data" won the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) Blue Sky Ideas Best Paper Award (third place)!

October 2015: Giving a keynote talk at the SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Location-Based Social Networks (LBSN 2015). See you there!

October 2015: Presented our projects at the iDASH and pSCANNER Data Sharing Symposium. The program is very interdisciplinary and videos for all talks are now available!

September 2015: Co-organizing the 9th Workshop on Privacy and Anonymity in the Information Society (PAIS) again collocated with EDBT/ICDT 2015. Submissions are due December 11. Please consider submiting!

August 2015: Honored to be named the Winship Distinguished Research Professor in Mathematics and Natural Science at Emory for 2015-2018!

August 2015: Giving a keynote talk at the Privacy Preserving IR 2015 Workshop and participating in a data privacy panel at the USENIX Summit on Information Technologies for Health (HealthTech '15). Both have interesting programs, see you there!

July 2015: Congratulations to Luca Bonomi who successfully defended his PhD dissertation! Luca will join University of California at San Diego as a postdoctoral fellow. Wish him the best!

April 2015: Our project SHARE: Statistical Health Information Release with Differential Privacy in collaboration with the NCBC iDASH is funded by NIH R01!

March 2015: Postdoc position available in data privacy and health informatics. Please contact me if you are interested!

February 2015: Co-organizing the iDASH Privacy & Security Workshop 2015 - Secure Genome Analysis Competition. Please consider participating! (Media coverage in GenomeWeb and Nature News)

December 2014: Co-organizing the Workshop on Privacy and Anonymity in the Information Society (PAIS) again collocated with EDBT/ICDT 2015. Submissions are due December 29. Looking forward to seeing you at the workshop!

September 2014: Our project on Building Data Registries with Privacy and Confidentiality for PCOR in collaboration with Emory BMI and UCSD was funded by PCORI! (Emory press release)

Brief Bio
Li Xiong is a Winship Distinguished Research Professor of Computer Science (and Biomedical Informatics) at Emory University. She holds a PhD from Georgia Institute of Technology, an MS from Johns Hopkins University, and a BS from University of Science and Technology of China, all in Computer Science. She and her research group, Assured Information Management and Sharing (AIMS), conduct research that addresses both fundamental and applied questions at the interface of data privacy and security, spatiotemporal data management, and health informatics. Her work on privacy-preserving data sharing has had major impact in biomedical domains. She has published over 100 papers in peer reviewed journals and conferences, with four best paper awards. She is a recipient of a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship and industry awards from Google, Cisco, and IBM. Her research is supported by NSF, NIH, AFOSR (Air Force Office of Scientific Research), and PCORI (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute).