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Research Staff Member
Austin Research Laboratory, Austin, TX, USA


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Jian Li is a research staff member at the Novel Systems Architecture group at IBM Austin Research Laboratory. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University. He is currently on a company assignment as an executive architect at IBM Growth Markets Unit Big Data Center of Competency.

His current research centers on Big Data Analytics systems, applications and solutions around Apache Hadoop, Twitter STORM, IBM BigInsights and InfoSphere Streams, etc on x86, PowerPC and other platforms.

He has worked in the areas of architectural support for power- and variation-aware computing, interconnection network design for high-performance computing systems, workload-driven three-dimensional integration (3DI) architecture, cost-driven 3DI, architectural applications of non-volatile memory (NVM) and storage class memory (SCM), energy-efficient interconnection networks, data center networks, workload-optimized systems and Big Data analytics, with a strong emphasis on entertaining his family members in Austin, Texas.

He holds an adjunct position at the Texas A&M University and collaborates with Professor Lawrence Rauchwerger and other faculty. For details on his university collaborations, please check out the "University Collaborations" section of this page.

This web page is intended to record his professional effort in the public domain.

Another (often more updated) version of this page is hosted at here. This page was hosted at another IBM Research site prior to June 2010.