Li Zhang is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Sciences Department at the University of Wisconsin. He received his B.E. in Automation (with a minor in Radio Technology and Information System) at Tsinghua University, P. R. China, and his PhD in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington. Following his doctoral work, he spent two years as a postdoctoral research scientist at Columbia University. He joined the faculty at the University of Wisconsin in July 2007. He has received a NSF CAREER Award, a Sloan Research Fellowship, a Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering.