Department Faculty Li<img alt="Jr-Shin Li" src="/Profiles/PublishingImages/Li_Jr-Shin.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />ProfessorJr-Shin Li - Electrical & Systems Engineering - ​National Science Foundation CAREER award recipient, Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Award recipient<div>​​​PhD, Harvard University, 2006</div><div>SM, Harvard University, 2004</div><div>MS, National Taiwan University, 1998</div><div>BS, National Taiwan University, 1996</div><p>  <a href=""><img src="/Profiles/PublishingImages/gscholar.png" alt="" style="margin: 0px 0px -5px;"/> Google Scholar</a></p><p>Professor</p><h3>Research</h3><p>Jr-Shin Li’s research lies in the areas of control, dynamical systems, optimization, and learning. In particular, he is interested in studying complex large-scale systems arising from emerging applications in physics, biology, neuroscience, medicine, public health, and complex networks. His research program is transdisciplinary, with the emphasis on fundamentals of systems science and mathematics, which offers ample research opportunities at the forefront of the field and its interdisciplinary applications.<br/></p><h3>​Biography</h3><p>Jr-Shin Li joined the faculty of Washington University in St. Louis right after receiving his PhD degree in Applied Mathematics at Harvard University in 2006.  He is now Professor of Systems Science and Mathematics in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering. He also holds a joint appointment in the <a href="">Computational and Systems Biology</a> and <a href="">Computational and Molecular Biophysics</a> programs in the Division of Biology & Biomedical Sciences (DBBS). He is Associate Editor of the SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization (<a href="">SICON</a>) and Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology (TCST). He has been a recipient of the NSF Career Award (2008) and the <a href="">AFOSR</a> Young Investigator Award (2010).<br/></p><img alt="" src="/Profiles/ResearchImages/Li_research.jpg?RenditionID=13" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​314-935-7340<br/><a href=""></a><br/>Green Hall, Room 1120B</p><div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-wpbox" contenteditable="false"><div class="ms-rtestate-notify ms-rtestate-read 3001ba29-580f-479e-8e7c-e19b548ac2fc" id="div_3001ba29-580f-479e-8e7c-e19b548ac2fc" unselectable="on"></div><div id="vid_3001ba29-580f-479e-8e7c-e19b548ac2fc" unselectable="on" style="display: none;"></div></div><ul style="margin-top: -10px;"><li> <a href="/news/Pages/WashU-engineers-to-work-on-national-BRAIN-Initiative.aspx">WashU engineers to work on national BRAIN Initiative</a><br/></li><li> <a href="/news/Pages/Study-sheds-light-on-patterns-behind-brain-heart-systems-circadian-rhythm.aspx">Study sheds light on patterns behind brain, heart systems, circadian rhythms</a></li><li> <a href="/news/Pages/WashU-working-to-improve-technology-to-treat-Parkinsons-other-disorders.aspx">WashU engineers working to improve technology to treat Parkinson’s, other disorders</a></li></ul>

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