Lei Jiao

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  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3998
  • Office: 334 Deschutes Hall
  • Research Areas: Systems and Networks, Cloud Computing, Edge Computing
  • Website: Website


Dr. rer. nat., Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany, 2014


Lei Jiao is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Oregon. He worked at Nokia Bell Labs in Dublin, Ireland previously, and held a permanent position of Member of Technical Staff in 2016. He received the Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.) degree in computer science (Informatik) from University of Göttingen (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen) in Germany in 2014. He also worked as a Researcher at IBM Research in Beijing, China in 2010. His research has been published in journals such as IEEE/ACM ToN, IEEE JSAC, TMC, and TSC, and in conferences such as ACM SIGMETRICS, MOBIHOC, IEEE INFOCOM, ICNP, SECON, ICDCS, and IPDPS. He has served as the TPC chair of the HotPOST workshops in conjunction with IEEE INFOCOM and ICDCS, and as a TPC member of conferences such as IEEE INFOCOM (Distinguished Member), ICDCS, IEEE/ACM IWQoS, IFIP Networking, and IEEE ICC. He is a guest editor for IEEE JSAC Series on NetSoft and an associate editor of IEEE Access. He is the recipient of the Best Paper Awards in IEEE CNS 2019 and IEEE LANMAN 2013, and the Recognition Award of Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs UK & Ireland in 2016.

Research Interests

Lei Jiao is broadly interested in the mathematics and algorithms for systems and networks. He explores optimization, control, learning, mechanism design, and game theory to drive the intelligent management of large-scale distributed computing and communication infrastructures, devices, services and applications, spanning cloud computing, edge computing, machine learning, network security, virtual reality, and social networks. Some problems that he has worked on include resource allocation, service placement, workload scheduling, data caching, mobility support, energy efficiency, and economic incentives.