Rui Li (李芮) Fullsize

Ph.D. Candidate
School of Informatics
University of Edinburgh

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Rui's current research focuses on resource allocation mechanisms for millimeter wave multi-hop networks, and she is supervised by Dr Paul Patras.

Rui obtained a MSc degree with Distinction in Embedded System and Control Engineering from University of Leicester, and a BEng degree in Communication Engineering from Northwestern Polytechnical University.

Publications and Drafts

R. Li, P. Patras, “Max-Min Fair Millimetre-Wave Backhauling” 【arXiv】 (Draft)

R. Li, P. Patras, “WiHaul: Max-Min Fair Wireless Backhauling over Multi-Hop Millimetre-Wave Links”, the 3rd ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Wireless (HotWireless), New York City, NY, USA, Oct. 2016 【Link】 【BibTeX】

R. Li, M. Shariat, M. Nekovee, “Transport Protocols Behaviour Study in Evolving Mobile Networks”, Recent Results, International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS), Poznan, Poland, Sept. 2016 【Link】 【BibTeX】

● G.H. Sim, R. Li, C. Cano, D. Malone, P. Patras, J. Widmer, “Learning from Experience: Efficient Decentralized Scheduling for 60GHz Mesh Networks”, IEEE 17th International Symposium on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM), Coimbra, Portugal, Jun. 2016 【Link】 【BibTeX】


Sep. 2017: Software Engineering Training Consultant at pureLifi Ltd., Edinburgh, UK

- Conducted training on NS-3 for the Lead Software Architect

Apr. - Oct. 2016: 5G research intern at Samsung Reasearch Institute, Staines-upon-Thames, UK

- Part of my work at Samsung contributed to the EU project mmMagic as reported in the WP3 white paper


Spring 2017: Tutor for MSc module Informatics Research Proposal, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh

Spring 2017: Demonstrator for year 4 undergraduate course Secure Programming, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh

Honours and Awards

2017 "60GHz small cells backhauling: A max-min approach to rate allocation and scheduling" was nominated for the Best Poster at SICSA PhD Conference

2016 Travel Grant for N2Women Workshop (collocated with MobiCom)

2016 ACM SIGCOMM Student Travel Grant

2015 Best Student Prize awarded by University of Leicester

2010 & 2011 First Class Scholarships and Outstanding Student awarded by Northwestern Polytechnical University

Scholarly Activities

2017: Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Communications Letters, and IEEE WCNC

2016: Committee Member of the SICSA PhD Conference