Computer Science

Yi Li

Yi Li

Title: Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Department: Computer Science
Building: COB 315.08


Ph.D University of Texas at Dallas
M.S. University of Texas at Dallas
M.A. University of Texas at Dallas  


Dr. Li joined the Computer Science Department, Soule College of Business at The University of Texas at Tyler August 2019. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from The University of Texas at Dallas in 2017 and 2019, respectively. She was a Research Assistant in the Data Communication and Data Management Lab and a Teaching Assistant at the Erik Jonsson School during 2015-2019. In addition, she has an M.A. degree in Digital Communication and Multi-media from The University of Texas at Dallas, and industry experience in advertising and media plan. She has published over ten research papers in top-rated journals, conferences and book chapters. 

Teaching and Research interests:

Dr. Li’s overall research interests involve algorithm design and analysis in emerging social computing problems. Her research and publications include user influence optimization, information propagation, social data analytics and misinformation blocking in social networks. Her primary teaching interests are data structure and algorithm analysis, data communication, social computing, database management, programming languages, web development, and computer architecture.


UT Tyler