I am always open to collaboration with different Topics. Please get in touch with me if you feel our research interests overlap. 


Lecturer/Assistant Professor

HDR Coordinator

Major Convenor, Software Application and Cloud Computing

Founder/Director, TAGIR Group

Member IEEE, Member ACM

School of Mathematics, Physics, and Computing

Centre for Future Materials (CFM)

University of Southern Queensland


T:+61 7 4631 5561 




A: 204C, D Block, 487-535 West St, Darling Heights QLD 4350



Long-term Recruitment: I am always looking for self-motivated Ph.D. Students, Master by Research Students, Honours Students, and Visiting Researchers. Meanwhile, I am happy and open to co-supervising internal and external research students. Let’s make research interesting.

Current Open Recruitment:

  • Looking for three full scholarship Ph.D. student (AUD 35,000 per year for three years) for Prof. Yan Li‘s ARC DP project: AI for CyberSecurity. You will work with Prof. Yan Li on the Cybersecurity issues on Federated Learning. If you are interested, please send me your CV and publication list5


  • (04/2024)(Seminar) Give the talk about Federated Learning and Challenges, Yantai University
  • (04/2024)(Paper) One paper has been accepted by the IJCAI 2024 (Core A*, CCF-A)
  • (03/2024)(Paper) One paper has been accepted by the IEEE Internet of Things Journal (SJR-Q1, CCF-C, IF:10.6)
  • (02/2024)(Paper) One paper has been accepted by the IEEE Transaction on Arificial Intelligence
  • (01/2024)(Paper) One paper has been accepted by the ICLR 2024 (Core A*)
  • (12/2023)(Service)Three Special Sessions have been accepted by IJCNN 2024
  • (11/2023)(Award) Awarded Teaching and Learning Awards, School of Mathematics, Physics and Computing, University of Southern Queensland, 2023
  • (10/2023)(Seminar) Give the talk about privacy issues in Federated Learning for Neural Computing and Applications (NCAA), Springer
  • (10/2023)(Grant) Successfully granted AUD 4, 000 Internal 2023 Teaching Innovation Grants.
  • (09/2023)(Grant) Successfully granted AUD 4, 000 Internal 2023 Academic Affairs Collaboration Grants for research collaboration.
  • (03/2023)(Paper) One paper has been accepted by the Journal of Information Security and Applications (SJR-Q1, CCF-C, IF:5.6)