Principal Investigator

Wenchao Li
Ph.D., UC Berkeley
[Curriculum Vitae]

Assistant Professor
Peter J. Levine Career Development Professor
Junior Faculty Fellow, Hariri Institute for Computing
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Boston University
Affiliated Faculty Member
Department of Computer Science
Center for Information & Systems Engineering
Division of Systems Engineering
Hariri Institute for ComputingEmail: [firstname] (at) bu (dot) edu
Phone: (617) 353-0115
Office: 336 Photonics Center
Mailing: 8 Saint Mary’s St, Boston, MA 02215

Erdös number: 3

Current Group Members

Jiameng Fan

Email: jmfan (at) bu (dot) edu

Ph.D. Student of ECE (Fall 2017 – )
B.S., Beijing Institute of Technology

Likes many sports

kacper Kacper Wardega

Email: ktw (at) bu (dot) edu

Ph.D. Student of ECE (Fall 2017 – )
B.S., Ohio State University

Loves windsurfing, skiing and traveling

weichao Weichao Zhou

Email: zwc662 (at) bu (dot) edu

Ph.D. student of ECE (Fall 2018 – )
M.S., Boston University
B.S., Fudan University

Swims everyday!

Panagiota (Penny) Kiourti

Email: pkiourti (at) bu (dot) edu

Ph.D. Student of ECE (Fall 2018 – )
B.S., National Technical University of Athens

Likes playing piano and practicing yoga

Feisi Fu

Email: fufeisi (at) bu (dot) edu

Ph.D. Student of SE (Fall 2019 – )
M.S., Chinese Academy of Sciences
B.S., Sichuan University

Likes hiking and camping
Merna Alghannam

Email: maalghan (at) bu (dot) edu

B.S. Student of CS (Spring 2020 – )

Likes photography, painting, and playing the violin


Graduate Students

Yuhao Zhou (M.S. ECE, 2020) –> Ph.D. Student at Khoury College of Computer Sciences, Northeastern University
Shidong Sun (M.S. ECE, 2019)
Xiaoyue Wang (M.S. ECE, 2016 – 2018) –> First job: Software Engineer at ChaveTech
Zuhayr Raghib (M.S. ECE, 2017 – 2018) –> First job: AI Engineer Intern at DeepBrain Chain
Akash Mehta (M.S. ECE, 2017 – 2018) –> First job: Software Engineer at Cerner Corporation
Hongchen Guo (M.S. ECE, 2016 – 2017) –> First job: Software Development Engineer at Amazon
Yaqin Huang (M.S. ECE, 2016 – 2017) –> First job: eDrawings R&D Development Engineer at Solidworks
Qifan He (M.S. ECE, 2017) –> First job: Software Engineer at Bloomberg LP

Visiting Students

Ruihan Gao (Undergraduate, Nanyang Technological University, Summer 2019)
Panyang Qi (Undergraduate, Peking University, Summer 2018) –> M.S. at Northwestern University
Yishuang Lin (Undergraduate, University of Science and Technology of China, Summer 2018) –> Ph.D. at Texas A&M University

Undergraduate Students

Merna Alghannam (CS) — current (UROP, Fall 2021)
Michael Aliberti (ECE)
Zhiyuan Liu (ECE)
Quinn Meurer (ECE)
Madiul Chowdhury (ECE)
Joaquin Giorgi (ECE)
Jennifer Norell (ECE)

High School Students

Nashita Rahman (BU RISE Program, Summer 2019) –> Computer Science at Columbia University
Edward Yang (BU RISE Program, Summer 2018) –> Computer Science at University of California, San Diego
Eddie Hew (BU RISE Program, Summer 2017) –> Computer Science at Cornell University