Cheng Li

Computer Science Department
College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA 23185

Email: cli04@email.wm.edu

I am a software engineer in Google NYC rignt now. I got my PhD from the College fo William and Mary under the guidance of Prof. Qun Li . My research interests include SDN (Software-Defined Networking), network security, social network, machine learning, Bitcoin, smart contract and IoT. I received my master degree in computer science at Harbin Institute of Technology (2013) and bachelor degree in computer science at Nankai University (2011).

For more details, please check my CV and Linkedin.


  • I am working in Google NYC now.
  • I joined Instagram Explore Team at Facebook, New York, as a software engineering intern.
  • I received NIPS travel grant award.
  • Our twitter paper was accept by NIPS 2017!
  • Our twitter project was reported by WM and the Associated Press! Check here for WM's report and here for the Associated Press'.
  • Publications

    Work Experience

  • 2018.06 - 2018.08
  • 2017.08 - Present
  • 2016.08 - Present
  • 2015.05 - Present
  • 2014.07 - 2015.08
  • 2013.08 - 2015.05
  • Software Engineer Intern, FBNY
    Teaching Assistant, WM
    Graduate Reserch Symposium Committee Member, WM
    Research Assistant, WM
    President of Chinese Student and Scholar Association (CSSA), WM.
    Teaching Assistant, WM


  • NIPS Travel Grant Award, Oct. 2017
  • Graduate Research Grant Award, Office of Graduate Studies and Research, WM, Sept. 2017
  • Graudate Student Association Conference Travel Grant, Office of Graduate Studies and Research, WM, Sept. 2017
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation Award, Graduate Research Symposium, WM, Mar. 2017