SUNY New Paltz distinguished professor Keqin Li (Computer Science) has been named an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Fellow (IEEE). He is being recognized for his contributions in parallel and distributed computing.
Li, who has made significant contributions in areas ranging from approximation and parallel algorithms to cloud computing, came to SUNY New Paltz in 1990. He was promoted to associate professor in 1996, full professor in 1999, and distinguished professor in 2009. He has more than 300 publications to his name, including eight books and proceedings.
Li holds a bachelor’s degree from Tsinghua University (China) and a Ph.D. from the University of Houston.
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