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Jia Li is a Professor of Statistics, and (by courtesy) Computer Science and Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University. Her research interests include statistical learning, data mining, image processing, and multimedia retrieval/annotation. She has published over 40 journal papers, 50 conference papers, and 2 monographs. She holds several patents and her work has been highly cited (over 20,000 citations according to Google Scholar, H-index 47). She worked as a Program Director at the National Science Foundation (Division of Mathematical Sciences) from 2011 to 2013, a Visiting Scientist at Google Lab in Pittsburgh from 2007 to 2008, a researcher at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center from 1999 to 2000, and a Research Associate in the Computer Science Department at Stanford University in 1999. She received the B.S. degree (1993) from the Department of Information and Control at Xi'an Jiaotong University, the M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering (1995), the M.Sc. degree in Statistics (1998) and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering (1999) from Stanford University.