Li Xiong

Li Xiong
Winship Distinguished Research Associate 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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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 an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science and the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Emory University where she directs the Assured Information Management and Sharing (AIMS) research group. 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 also worked as a software engineer in IT industry for several years prior to pursuing her doctorate. Her areas of research are in data privacy and security, distributed and spatio-temporal data management, and health informatics. She has published about 80 papers in peer reviewed journals and conferences with two best paper awards. She is a recent recipient of the Career Enhancement Fellowship by Woodrow Wilson Foundation. Her research has been supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), the National Institutute of Health (NIH), and industry awards including Cisco Research Award and IBM Faculty Innovation Award.