Bin Li, Ph.D, Professor

Department of Electronic Engineering and Information Sciences

School of Information Science and Technology

University of Science and Technology of China

Office: Room 327, Electronic Building-2, West Campus, USTC.

Tel: +86-551-63601819



Ph.D.(1998 - 2001)           Department of Electronic Science and Technology, USTC, China.

M.Sc.(1992 – 1995)          Institute of Plasma Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.

B.Sc.(1988 – 1992)           Department of Electrical Engineering, Hefei University of Technology, China



Computer Networks                           For undergraduate students

Design Innovation                              For undergraduate students


Research Interests:

Computational Intelligence (Evolutionary Algorithms, Neural Networks and Their Applications)

Data Engineering and Pattern Recognition

Interpretable and Trustworthy AI


Research Programs for Graduate Students



Research Projects:

1.     "Methods for Safe Engineered Applications of Artificial Intelligence Systems", Supported by the Joint Funds of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2020-2023.

1.     "Behavior Analysis and Quantitative Representation of EAs based on Deep Representation Learning", Supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2015-2018.

2.     "High Resolution SAR Testing Database and SAR Data Quality Evaluation", Supported by Key Program project of National Natural Science Foundation of China(cooperative project with Shanghai Jiaotong University), 2014-2017.

3.     "Algorithms for Nano-scale IC Design Based on Hyper-heuristic", Supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2011-2013.

4.     “Fundamental Theory and Principle Techniques for Intelligent Digital Home”, Supported by Key Program project of NSFC-Guangdong Joint Fund(cooperative project with Sun Yat-sen University), 2009-2012.

5.     “HW/SW Codesign Methods based-on Quantum Genetic Algorithms”, Supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2006 – 2008.

6.     “Quantum Genetic Algorithms based-on Quantum Probabilistic Representation”, Supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2005 - 2007.

7.     “Theory and Applications of Estimation of Distribution Algorithms based-on Population Strategy”, Supported by Natural Science Foundation of Anhui Province, 2005 - 2007.

8.     “Iris Recognition System”, Supported by Latent Promotion Foundation of Anhui Province, 2004 – 2007.

9.     “Algorithms for Face Detection and Recognition”, Supported by The Science Research Fund of MOE-Microsoft Key Laboratory of Multimedia Computing and Communication, 2005 – 2007.

10.     “The establishment of tongue-image database for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma based on the content retrieval”, The cooperative project of NSFC with the Second Military Medical University, 2006-2008.


Professional Services:

Member of IEEE, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) and IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (CAS)

Founding Chair of Hefei Chapter, Nanjing Section, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (2010 - )

IEEE Student Branch Counselor (2015 - )

TPC member of more than 30 conferences

Peer reviewer of several international journals


Selected Publications