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Jun Li is a Professor at the University of Oregon, where he also directs the Network & Security Research Laboratory in the Department of Computer and Information Science and serves as the Founding Director of the interdisciplinary Center for Cyber Security and Privacy.  Jun has authored a research book on disseminating security updates over the Internet and more than 70 peer-reviewed research papers.  He received his Ph.D. from UCLA in 2002 (with Outstanding Doctor of Philosophy honor), M.E. from Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1995 (with a Presidential Scholarship), and B.S. from Peking University in 1992, all in computer science.  In 2011 he held a "Catedra de Excelencia" (Chair of Excellence) at the Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain, and was a visiting researcher at the IMDEA Networks Institute in Spain.

A senior member of both ACM and IEEE, Jun has served on US National Science Foundation research panels and 70 international technical program committees, including chairing IWQoS 2015, GI 2014, NPSec 2014, Globecom CISS 2014, and NPSec 2013.  Additionally, he has been serving on the editorial boards of IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing and Elsevier Computer Networks.  Jun also organizes the annual Oregon Cyber Security Day.